Kabelo Dlothi

Local Partner, Johannesburg



Kabelo Dlothi is a local partner in the Corporate, M&A team based in Johannesburg. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and cross-border transactions and has acted across a range of industries including oil & gas, financial services as well as the public sector.

Kabelo's experience extends to equity and capital markets, empowerment transactions and security regulations.

Prior to joining White & Case Kabelo was a partner at a leading South African law firm and has practiced in the South African market for more than 15 years.

Bars and Courts
High Court of South Africa
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town


Kabelo's experience, prior to joining White & Case includes:

Advising on numerous black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions, including BEE transactions involving various subsidiaries within the Altron Group (Altech UEC and Powertech Transformers).

Advising on numerous M&A, regulated markets and cross-border transactions.

Representation of RTC leasing, OJSC (Russian based entity) in relation to the potential acquisition of interest in a South African mining and technology company.

Representation of Sumitomo Corporation from Japan in relation to a potential acquisition of interest in a South African mining company.

Representation of a major French bitumen producer in relation to the restructuring of its Southern African subsidiaries.

Representation of Adcorp Holdings Limited on its offer to purchase a majority stake in Paracon Holdings Limited via a scheme of arrangement under the new Companies Act.

Representation of Gunvor Group Limited in relation to Keaton Energy Holdings Limited's acquisition of Exceed Resources Limited.

Representation of a PE firm in its proposed exit from its investment in toll road concessionaire companies, with interest in all major South African tolled highways.

Representation of Umeme Ltd on its listing on the Ugandan and Kenyan Stock Exchange.