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Calyb Soekoe

Lawyer (Admitted in South Africa)

Calyb approaches his work with an inquisitive nature and his curiosity allows him to evolve with the law, continually striving to learn and improve. He is a South African qualified banking and finance lawyer and has experience acting for clients in Australia and internationally.

Calyb has experience in corporate finance and project finance, acting for financial institutions as well as corporate clients.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Calyb worked for Gilbert + Tobin in Sydney and ENSafrica in Johannesburg.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Banking – Project finance; Corporate and Acquisition Finance; Leveraged Finance

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • LLB (Cum Laude) – University of the Free State, South Africa
  • Admitted to practice in South Africa

 

SELECTED REPRESENTATIONS

  • Acted for Quadrant Private Equity in relation to the senior facilities provided in connection with its acquisition of Love to Dream.
  • Acted for Bain Capital in relation to various corporate financing transactions in connection with the Retail Zoo group.
  • Acted for Deutsche Bank and UBS in relation to the senior facilities provided to National Plant & Equipment Group for the working capital purposes of the group and for the acquisition of the Wolff Group.
  • Acted for Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company and Life Insurance Company of North America in relation to subordinated debt corporate financing provided for the general corporate purposes of the Pact Group Holdings Limited group.