John Bellew Head of Private Equity - Africa

John has advised prominent South African and international private equity houses on some of the largest private equity transactions undertaken in the South African market. He has represented private equity borrowers and high yield lenders and has formed a number of private equity funds with a focus on South and Sub-Saharan Africa.

His expertise has been recognised by various international research organizations including Chambers Global (Corporate/ M&A) and Legal 500 (Corporate M&A; Investment Funds; Private Equity).

John is a founder member of the AVCA Legal and Regulatory Committee and a member of the SAVCA Legal and Regulatory Committee.