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Nonku Zondo
Nonku Zondo
Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects
Associate — Energy Transactions & Projects

Nonku Zondo

Nonku Zondo

20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Nonku Zondo

Experience Highlights

  • Global Infrastructure Partners in its $1.1 billion acquisition of a 50 percent interest in the South Fork and Revolution Offshore Wind Projects from Eversource Energy, including the negotiation of the joint venture arrangements with Orsted for the construction and operation of the projects, and the acquisition and construction financing in connection with GIP’s ownership in the projects (pending)

  • A multi-national energy company in the disposal of its interests in the EMEA region by way of a farm-out

  • A European oil and gas company in the acquisition of the minority stake in its existing joint venture by way of a share purchase

  • Gold streaming arrangements in South Africa for a global asset management firm with a Canadian mining company (US$300m) and a South African vanadium producer (US$65m)

  • BEE advice for an international oil & gas company operating in South Africa

  • A notable South African gold mining company to acquire circa US$300m in South African assets and liabilities held by another gold mining company

  • The acquisition of platinum and other PGM interests for a leading platinum mining company in South Africa

  • A South African mining company to renegotiate interests in a manganese joint venture project

  • A leading telecoms company in Africa to revitalise insurance joint ventures in the region

  • A leading cement manufacturer for refinancing debts and US$750m funding of capex projects

  • A British multinational consumer healthcare company in its demerger from a leading pharmaceutical group and subsequent listing on the London Stock Exchange

  • A fintech company in respect of its acquisition of an online funds and investor-management platform

  • The disposal of South African assets and liabilities for an internationally operating telecoms service provider

  • A South African investment holding company to dispose of its interests in a South African holding company using an accelerated bookbuild process

  • The South African acquisition stage of a Dubai-based technology-enabled payments solutions provider for a leading African payment service provider

  • The 2020 edition of an empowerment, local content and ownership guide, covering 14 countries in the sub-Saharan region


  • University of Cape Town, PhD (Private Law – Oil and Gas), 2023 (pending)
  • University of Cape Town, LL.M (Upgraded to a PhD), 2019
  • University of Cape Town, LL.B, 2016
  • Admitted only in High Court of South Africa; Not admitted in England and Wales
  • isiZulu
  • Sesotho