Derrick Kaufmann is a commercial lawyer with over two decades’ experience in high level Corporate and Commercial transactional advisory work. Formerly a director in the commercial departments of Werksmans Inc. and Fluxmans Inc. and a director of Nucleus Corporate Advisors (Proprietary) Limited, Derrick went on to establish his own boutique corporate advisory business called Kaufmann Capital and Corporate Advisers.
Derrick has extensive experience in corporate legal and advisory work specialising largely in Mergers and Acquisitions, restructurings, legal risk management and general transaction work. Derrick’s knowledge and experience in the mergers and acquisitions environment (including competition law and JSE regulatory work) sees Derrick bringing much value to the team. Derrick has also been actively involved in the corporate finance and capital raising.
Derrick’s exposure to high level transactional work and the experience which he has consequently gained in his capacity as advisor on such transactions has placed Derrick in a unique category of advisors and sees him well placed to add significant value to our successful team of professionals.
Derrick is a B.Com graduate from University of Witwatersrand (1996), LL.B. from Stellenbosch University (1998), has a certificate in Company Law from the University of the Witwatersrand (2012), and LL.M. (International Economic Law) from University of South Africa (2018).