The Mergers and Acquisitions division headed by Makgale Mohlala is responsible for administering the provisions of Chapter 3 of the Competition Act and its core function is the investigation and analysis of mergers. Mr Mohlala is currently the Divisional Manager of Mergers.
Mr Mohlala joined the Commission in 2000. He is currently the Divisional Manager of the Mergers and Acquisitions Division. Prior to that, he was a Manger in the Cartels Division, Principal Cartels Investigator and a Principal Analyst at the Enforcement and Exemptions Division from mid-2008 to July 2014. He has previously held the position of Principal Merger Analyst at the Mergers and Acquisitions Division, a position he occupied from early 2007 to mid-2008.
Mr Mohlala is credited for the establishment of the Cartels Division of the Commission, a division he oversaw at its early stages until it was formally launched. He led teams of investigators in some of the high profile cases investigated by the Commission such as the Cement Cartel investigation and the Construction Fast Track Settlement Project, including the 2010 FIFA World Cup Stadia investigations.
Mr Mohlala has a bachelor’s degree in Law (BProc.) from Vista University and an LLM degree in Corporate Law from the University of Pretoria. He is currently pursuing an MBL degree with the University of South Africa.
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Tel: 012 394 1509