Leadership

Luyolo Poswa

CEO and Chairman of Poswa Inc

Luyolo Poswa is the founder of Poswa Incorporated Attorneys. In March 2010 Luyolo commenced business under the name Poswa Incorporated Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancers. From 2010 until 2017 served as the Chief Executive Officer of the company as well as the Director of a successful banking and finance department. In April 2017 Luyolo appointed Nima Gagjee as the Chief Executive Officer and serves as the Chairman as well as the lead director of the Banking & Finance Team.

Luyolo’s leadership has taken the company from strength to strength and will continue to drive Poswa Incorporated’s mission and vision. Luyolo is a Director for a number of companies within the Debt Capital Market space. Notably he is a Director for ED INL investments (Pty) Ltd (Investec Limited BEE Company) and he is also a Chairman and Non – Executive Director of the board of ABSA Alternative Asset Management (Pty) Ltd.

Luyolo served his Articles of Clerkship with Deneys Reitz Attorneys from 1998 to 1999 and was duly admitted as an Attorney in March 1999. He focused primarily on Maritime Law while at Deneys Reitz. He spent a year in the United Kingdom between 2000 and 2001 pursuing a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) (International Business Law) at the University of London (UCL).

In 2002 he joined Absa Corporate and Merchant Bank (Absa Capital) and worked in the Debt Capital Markets division specialising on securitisation, Domestic Medium Term Notes and Corporate Bonds, loans and asset backed commercial paper conduits. He also managed a ZAR 15 billion commercial paper conduit vehicle.

In April 2007 he joined Investec Capital Markets as an in-house Legal Adviser and worked in various areas of Banking and Finance law, including Aircraft finance, Acquisition finance, Property finance, Securitisation, Domestic Medium Term Note Programmes and Principal finance.

KEY PRACTICE FEATURES

  • Term Loans (Secured and Unsecured)
  • Asset Based Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Finance
  • Securitisation
  • Corporate Bonds
  • Commercial Paper
  • Domestic Medium Term Note Programmes
  • Global Medium Term Note Programmes