Takudzwa Matondo

Associate, Johannesburg

Biography

Overview

Takudzwa Matondo is an associate in the Firm's Global Debt Finance Practice Group.

Takudzwa focuses on the financing aspects of projects within South Africa and in other African countries such as Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Mauritius. She has also worked on cross border M&A transactions in Francophone and Anglophone Africa.

She routinely represents and advises sponsors, borrowers, high profile banks and other financial institutions including DFIs and ECAs.

Bars and Courts
High Court of South Africa
Education
LLB
Bacherlor of Laws
University of the Witwatersrand
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of the lenders (Absa Bank Limited, African Export-Import Bank, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, Nedbank Limited, FirstRand Bank Limited and Standard Bank) on financing the expansion, upgrading, modernising and improvement of the Zimbabwe Beitbridge border Post.

Representation of the sponsor group in relation to the Risk Mitigation Independent IPP Procurement Programme (RMIPPPP), which has been designed by the Department of Energy and Mineral Resources to procure alternative sustainable energy.

Representation of a major South African bank on the limited recourse debt financing of a Borrower that sought to fund the purchase of a glass bottles manufacturing plant, together with the business that related to such plant.

Representation of Facility for Investments in Renewable Small Transactions (RF) Proprietary Limited on the financing of their renewable energy transactions involving one of Southern Africa’s largest retailers.

Representation of a major South African bank on financing the development of an additional power plant to be designed, constructed, owned and operated in Kenya.

Representation of a major South African bank with operations in Australia and Columbia on certain aspects of the transfer of its assets and contracts to a South African subsidiary.

Representation of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank on its trade receivables programme in France and the United Kingdom.

Representation of a major South African bank with business operations in Ghana and South Africa on aspects that relate to business rescue and insolvency and subsequently, its debt restructuring.