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Angela Simpson

Angela Simpson is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Corporate M&A Practice Group in Johannesburg.
Angela has extensive experience in public and private corporate transactions and mergers and acquisitions, with a focus on the private equity and venture capital industry.
She was one of four finalists nominated for DealMakers 2010 "Dealmaker of the Year" award for her role in Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation's ZAR 24 billion acquisition of Dimension Data Holdings plc. Her expertise has consistently been recognised by Chambers Global, Legal 500, IFLR1000 (where she has been listed as a leading lawyer in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders Guide since 2018) and Best Lawyers.

The renewable energy sector is shining a bright light on the African continent’s M&A sector, with growing investment in the sector expected in the next few years. To improve direly needed access to power for all Africans and to fulfill net-zero commitments, public and private investment and the sourcing of innovative, alternative financing for the energy transition are ramping up in countries across the continent.