Javed Niamut

Javed Niamut

Moka, Mauritius
T: +230 52 98 0103
E: javed.niamut@bowmanslaw.com
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Javed Niamut is a partner in the Corporate Department of our Mauritius office and a member of our Tax Practice.

He has a broad corporate practice and advises on all forms of M&A activity, private acquisitions and disposals, business structuring, reorganisations and joint ventures.

Javed also advises domestic and overseas clients operating in a wide range of sectors on all aspects of Mauritius corporate tax law. His practice covers both advisory and transactional work and includes structuring and other tax aspects of M&A, demergers, joint ventures and financing transactions, as well as group reorganisations and managing MRA enquiries and dispute.

Javed has an LLB from Oxford Brookes University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Bar Vocational Studies from the University of the West of England. He was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2011 at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple and is a member of the Bar Association in Mauritius since January 2013.

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Relevant Experience

  • Advised Allianz, one of the world’s leading insurers and asset managers with a century of history in Africa, in its joint venture with Sanlam, the largest non-banking financial services company in Africa.
  • Advised Apex Group Ltd, a global financial services provider in relation to the acquisition of GFin Corporate Services Ltd, a Mauritius based and licensed Management Company, providing fund administration services to institutional clients.
  • Advised Allianz on its acquisition of a controlling stake in Jubilee Insurance’s general insurance business in Mauritius.
  • Advised FISEA, a French impact fund managed by Proparco in an investment in Maris Limited, a Mauritius public company.
  • Advised Atiko Group in a mixed debt and equity transaction for the acquisition of JA Delmas, the Caterpillar dealer in 11 West African countries.
  • Advised various multinationals investing into and through Mauritius on the tax implications of M&A.
  • Advising multinationals on tax residency and permanent establishment exposure.
  • Advised leading global financial services firms and banking institutions on the tax aspects of lending transactions.
  • Advised on Mauritian taxes applicable to cross border transactions and the Mauritian Double Tax Treaty network and structuring.

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