Prashanti Ramnanan

Associate, Johannesburg



Prashanti is an associate in the Firm's Global Mergers & Acquisitions Group in Johannesburg.

Prashanti specializes in mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, due diligence investigations, and general corporate commercial law. Prashanti has also advised clients in matters involving mining law, data protection and privacy law, insurance law, financial services regulation, and trust law.
Prashanti has acted for a wide range of local and international clients (both listed and unlisted) and has experience in negotiating, reviewing, and drafting documents for complex corporate transactions in both domestic and cross-border contexts. She has also been involved in a number of due diligence investigations and has experience in preparing due diligence reports.

Bars and Courts
High Court of South Africa
Bcom Economics with Law
University of Cape Town
University of Cape Town
Advanced Company Law I
University of the Witwatersrand
Advanced Company Law II
University of the Witwatersrand


  • Representation of the Unilever Group in the global disposal of its spreads business (transaction valued at ZAR11,9 billion).
  • Representation of Atlantis Group of Companies (Pty) Ltd in the disposal of its businesses to Master Drilling Group Ltd (transaction valued at ZAR107.5 million).
  • Representation of the Department of Home Affairs in the negotiation of the contract to regulate its new Automated Biometric Identification System.
  • Representation of Airport Company South Africa SOC Limited and ACSA Global (Mauritius) Limited in the disposal of ACSA Global's shares in Mumbai International Airport Limited.