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Darryl Jago

Associate
Johannesburg

Darryl Jago

Darryl Jago focuses on all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including local and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and disposals; joint ventures; group restructurings; and corporate governance. 

He has acted for various national and international clients in both the public and private sector, predominantly in aerospace, defence and government services; energy and natural resources; and life sciences and healthcare.

Representative experience

Acted for investors in the restructure, acquisition and re-financing of a well know premium restaurant group in South Africa.

Acted for a large vertically-integrated coal mining company in the reorganisation of its entire group, including a ZAR300m debt and equity financing transaction.

Acted for a Fortune 500 company in its acquisition of a controlling stake in an animal feed business in Kenya.

Acted for a Fortune 500 company in its acquisition of a majority stake in a leading agri-chemical company and a complex restructuring involving 26 subsidiaries.

Acted for a private airline group in restructuring its South African operations.

Acted for a private airline group in the repurchase and sale of shares in a number of its subsidiaries.

Acted for a private healthcare company in its acquisition of three medical companies from a large medical holding company.

Acted for a South African software company in negotiating and drafting of the terms of a joint venture with a private equity investor in various Asian territories.

Education and admissions

Education

  • PGCert, Advanced Company Law II (cum laude), University of the Witwatersrand, 2014
  • PGCert, Individual Labour Law, University of the Witwatersrand, 2014
  • PGCert, Prospecting & Mining Law, University of the Witwatersrand, 2014
  • PGCert, Competition Law, University of South Africa, 2013
  • PGCert, Advanced Company Law I (cum laude), University of the Witwatersrand, 2013
  • LL.B., University of South Africa, 2011

Court admissions

  • South Africa
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