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Sheethal Nandkissor


Sheethal Nandkissor

Sheethal Nandkissor focuses on transactional work, including local and cross-border finance transactions and has advised both borrowers and lenders in a variety of sectors, including telecommunications, mining and infrastructure. 

She advises both funders (including offshore banks and development finance institutions) and corporates on finance transactions in sub-Saharan Africa, including through secured and unsecured lending and hybrid debt/equity funding.

Areas of focus

Representative experience

Acting for Afreximbank as lead arranger of US$315m of senior debt financing to Smile Telecoms to purchase equipment and roll-out mobile broadband network in Africa.

Acting for PPC Ltd in a US$168.2m project financing for a newly created subsidiary of PPC Ltd for a cement plant in the DRC.

Acting for Portland Holdings Limited in a US$75m syndicated English law governed facility from PTA Bank for a cement milling plant near Harare in Zimbabwe.

Education and admissions


  • LL.M., (Business Law), University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2012
  • LL.B., University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2011


  • Loan Market Association

Court admissions

  • South Africa

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

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