Danielle Magidson

Danielle Magidson


Email danielle.magidson@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +27 11 286 6996

Fax +27 86 686 2543

LanguagesEnglish, French

Practice groupCorporate

Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Danielle Magidson has been involved in significant high-profile M&A transactions both locally and across the African continent.

She focuses on all aspects of corporate law with specific emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate finance, corporate restructuring, equity capital markets, cross-border transactions as well as local stock exchange requirements.

Over the years Danielle has concentrated on gaining in-depth knowledge and understanding of the black economic empowerment legislative and regulatory framework across all sectors within the South African context. She advises both local and international listed and unlisted corporate entities and is widely considered to be a leading BEE transactional M&A lawyer.

Danielle acts for many large local and international clients such as Acino International AG, Italtile Limited and Hill International.

Awards and recognitions


The Best Lawyers of South Africa for Corporate Law


Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers

2017 - 2019

Legal 500 Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Education and admissions


BA LLB, University of Cape Town

Court admissions

South Africa

Representative experience

Lead attorney to Italtile in the implementation of a partially underwritten renounceable rights offer pursuant to which Italtile raised approximately ZAR1.6bn.

Advised Alphamin Resources Corp on the US$124m secondary listing and the South African US$2.6m private placement of its common shares on the JSE’s Alternative Exchange.

Advised Italtile on the repurchase of ordinary shares for ZAR295.5m from Four Arrows Investments and redemption of preference shares for ZAR165.7m held in Four Arrows.

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