Jon Schlosberg is a partner in our Johannesburg office Corporate Department. He was previously Chairman of the firm and has also headed our Corporate Department.
He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, corporate governance, capital markets and securities law. Jon led the firm’s team in advising a local bank on what was then the largest direct foreign investment into South Africa and the largest foreign investment outside of China by a Chinese corporate.
Jon is a member of the Board of Patrons of AIESEC South Africa and the Board of Governors of Johannesburg Metropolitan Junior and Mini City Council.
Jon led the firm’s team in advising Standard Bank on the acquisition by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) of a 20% interest in the bank in what was then the largest direct foreign investment in South Africa and, according to Bloomberg, the largest foreign investment outside of China by a Chinese corporate.
He has B.Com and LLB degrees as well as a Higher Diploma in Income Tax from the University of the Witwatersrand.