Hein is admitted as an Attorney in South Africa and is a member of the Corporate team in London where he specialises in private equity and mergers and acquisitions.
He has, as part of a team, advised leading private equity funds and major corporates on a wide range of cross-border and domestic acquisitions, disposals, restructurings, listings as well as general corporate and commercial matters.
Prior to relocating to the United Kingdom, Hein worked at a leading South African law firm.
Representative experience as part of a team includes:
- Advising General Electric Capital Corporation on the European aspects of its $6.9 billion sale of its fleet businesses to Element Financial Corporation and Arval Service Lease S.A.
- Advising the ad hoc committee of senior secured noteholders on the restructuring of Edcon Limited
- Advising Advent International on the initial public offering and listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange of Equiniti
- Advising General Electric Capital Corporation on the European aspects of its sale of its global Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) as part of its $32 billion sale of its CDF and North American Vendor Finance and Corporate Finance platforms to Wells Fargo & Co.