South African National Budget Speech 2018.
John Bellew is the head of Bowmans Private Equity sector. He specialises in private equity – fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, management arrangements and acquisition finance. His expertise extends to public market mergers and acquisitions and listings and he has led a number of take private transactions. John has advised prominent South African and international private equity houses on some of the largest private equity transactions undertaken in the South African and broader African markets. He has represented private equity borrowers and high yield...
Tax-related bombshells have been dropping one after the other in recent months, prompting observers to question the performance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) and the path it has been...Read More Opinions and Analysis
South African companies disposing of shares may feel the pain of overly zealous tax proposals released on 19 July 2017 These proposals are for shares held as capital assets SARS became concerned...Read More Opinions and Analysis
Bowmans acted for Northern Platinum in relation to the tax elements of the negotiation and settlement of agreements with Glencore International AG concerning the operation and maintenance of certain chrome spiral plants and related chrome operations.
We advised in particular on income tax, VAT and mining tax related aspects of the transaction.