Corporate & Commercial

Investec – Acquisition of Idwala by Synchem

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr is the on-going adviser to Investec Equity Partners, the private equity investments business of Investec Bank. 

Our mining and corporate/M&A teams acted together for Investec in its ZAR multi-billion acquisition of Idwala Industrial Holdings. The target is a leading South African miner and producer of industrial minerals and lime. The seller was a private equity consortium which was vended into Synthesis Chemical Holdings (Synchem), a chemical holdings group created and controlled by Investec Equity Partners.