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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

  • 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