Annastasia Nair

Annastasia Nair

Associate
Baker & McKenzie
Not yet admitted to the bar

Biography

Annastasia Nair is an associate designate in Baker McKenzie's Corporate and M&A Practice Group in Johannesburg.

Annastasia has experience in general corporate commercial law, corporate governance, due diligence investigations, corporate reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions.

Practice Focus

Annastasia's experience includes drafting commercial agreements such as memorandums of incorporation, shareholders’ agreements and sale of shares agreements; implementing global reorganisations and due diligence investigations.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised ECP on its proposed acquisition of 95.36% of the shares in Burger King South Africa (RF) (Pty) Ltd and 100% of the shares in Grand Foods Meat Plant (Pty) Ltd from Grand Parade Investments Ltd.

  • Currently acting for FedEx Corporation in implementing the local transactions affecting its South African subsidiaries as part of a restructuring and local integration following its disposal of TNT Express subsidiaries.

  • Assisted Brenntag (Holding) B.V. on its acquisition of the remaining 50% of shares from a competitor.

  • Advised Briggs & Stratton Corporation with the sale of equity interests in local subsidiaries.

  • Advised Nielsen Holdings plc in implementing local transactions affecting its South African subsidiaries as part of a restructuring and local integration.

  • Assisted with Synteract Inc (US) on its acquisition of the South African and Sri Lankan human healthcare operations of the ClinData Group.

  • Assisted Schreiber Foods in respect of its joint venture in South Africa with Sundale Proprietary Limited.

Education

  • University of KwaZulu-Natal