22 Apr

Chairman Announcement

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The Caban Group of Companies are proud to announce that Advocate Chris Chrystal (BA LLB LLM DIP MAR LAW) has been nominated as our Group Executive Chairman. Due to Caban Capital PLC applying for a listing on the AIM of the London Stock Exchange, his nomination has to be approved by the company’s nominated advisor (NOMAD). The primary responsibility of a NOMAD is to help a new company in its admission to the AIM.

Adv Chrystal will be responsible for the Group’s corporate governance and compliance. He has extensive experience in corporate finance, a key skill that is required in a company such as Caban. He will be assisting the Group CEO in the London listing. Furthermore, he will work with the Group CEO in the company’s deal making utilizing Adv. Chrystal extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions. 

Below is a summary of his biography;

Born and schooled on the East Rand of Johannesburg he entered the University Of Natal in 1982, where he read for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws (Shipping and International Commerce) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Law.

He completed articles of clerkship with Law Firm Shepstone & Wylie and started practice as an Advocate in 1992 at the Natal Bar, practising as a commercial practitioner. In 2005 he joined an engineering/mining house as their general legal counsel/adviser, providing a broad range of advice to the executive and business units, encompassing all aspects of business, including financing matters. 

Adv. Chrystal has travelled extensively on business, notably in Africa, and is well versed in highly regulated industries and have dealt with commercial matters, including contracts, due diligence's to closing, listings, and governance in the multinational field and across different legal jurisdictions. 

In addition, he has sat on boards of companies and has acted in fiduciary capacities over the last 20 years. He has also sat as a Referee in the High Court, Exercising its Admiralty Jurisdiction, on a Section 5 (3) of Act 105 of 1983 appointment.   


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