Werner has been involved in various high profile transactions during his career. He has extensive experience in matters involving the South African competition authorities (having worked there for four years) and advises on matters across the agri-processing, financial services, FMCG, information technology, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors.

  • Representing a multi-national FMCG company in receiving merger control approvals in Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.
  • Representing heavy equipment manufacturer in receiving merger control approvals in South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.
  • Representing private equity firms in receiving merger control clearances in COMESA, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania and Zambia.
  • Representing vehicle manufacturers in receiving merger control approval in South Africa.
  • Representing leading mobile network operator in market inquiry in South Africa.
  • Representing bank in cartel proceedings in South Africa.
  • Representing client in negotiating administrative penalty for pre-implementation of a merger in Zambia and subsequently successfully receiving merger control approval.
  • Representing leading construction firm in cartel proceedings in South Africa.