24 July- LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Linklaters has been appointed to advise the National Treasury of the Republic of South Africa in respect of its funding initiatives in foreign capital markets. The Republic of South Africa has historically accessed the United States, European and Asian capital markets. Linklaters has over 400 capital markets lawyers based in the United States, Europe and Asia, with market-leading practices advising sovereign and other issuers and market participants around the world.
Giles White, global head of Linklaters’ finance practice, comments:
“We are very much looking forward to working with the National Treasury of the Republic of South Africa, and are delighted to use Linklaters’ considerable sovereign finance expertise, coupled with our long-standing involvement in South Africa, in support of their funding initiatives in foreign capital markets. We regard this as a truly significant appointment for Linklaters and are very proud to accept this role.”
Peter E. Ruhlin, head of Linklaters’ US Capital Markets practice, comments:
“We are extremely pleased to have been appointed as counsel to the National Treasury of the Republic of South Africa in connection with their funding initiatives in foreign capital markets. We believe we are uniquely positioned to assist and advise them in their funding endeavours globally, and apply our market-leading capital markets expertise and experience, both in the US and globally, on their behalf.”