Cyprian  Mthembu

Cyprian Mthembu

Associate

Cyprian Mthembu is an Associate in our Corporate & Commercial practice. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, the formation, structuring and restructuring of business entities. Before joining our Corporate & Commercial practice, Cyprian gained experience in our Employment Law, Dispute Resolution, and Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice areas.

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Cyprian joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2018. He was promoted to an Associate in January 2020.

  • Member of the team that advised Paper Plane Ventures on the disposal of its shareholding in Centbee, a Johannesburg-based Bitcoin SV (BSV) wallet and merchant payment company, to Dutch venture capital company Two Hop Ventures.
  • Member of the team that advised DN Invest on its acquisition of Blue Label Mobile Group from Blue Label Telecoms for a consideration of ZAR 530 million.
  • Member of the team that advised Net1 on its disposal of a 34% shareholding in DN Invest, in the form of a share repurchase and a sale to Mineworkers Investment Company, for an aggregate consideration of ZAR 860 million.
  • Member of the team that advised Net1 on the disposal of its 100% shareholding in Net1 Fihrst to Transaction Capital, for a consideration of ZAR 180 million.
  • Member of the team that advised Matasis Investment Holdings in its acquisition of an interest in the South African affiliate of Worley, a global organisation of consultants, engineers, construction workers and data scientists specialising in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors.
  • Member of the team that advised Agile Capital in its acquisition of an interest in Averge Technologies, a specialist solutions provider and distributor of components specific to both the communications industry and the energy sector, from the founder of the company.

Education 

  • LLB, University of Zululand
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2021
  • Registered with the Legal Practice Council