Loris Rech is a commercial lawyer. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions and has market leading experience in the field of legal due diligence.
He has acted for well known South African and international mining, commercial and industrial companies, various South African and international banks and local and international private equity houses. Amongst others he has acted for Actis LLP, Afrisam, Anglo Operations Limited, Avgold, EADS, Ethos Private Equity, Steers, First National Bank Limited, Rand Merchant Bank, Fresenius Kabi, Faurecia, Kumba Resources, Deutsche Telekoms AG, Plastic Omnium International BV, Nalco Chemserve, Standard Bank, Telkom, Transnet, Virgin Active, Barloworld Limited, British Nuclear Fuels, Goldman Sachs International, Hans Merensky Holdings, Investec Bank Limited, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Macquarie Bank Limited, NS Resources International BV, Rio Tinto, Virtual Investment Group Limited.
He is a senior director in the Commercial Department of our Sandton office. He holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Witwatersrand and Master of Laws from the University of South Africa. He was admitted as an attorney in 1995 and is a member of the Law Societies of the Northern Provinces, Kwa-Zulu Natal, and Cape Province. He was appointed as a director in 1999. Loris is fluent in Italian, English and Afrikaans.