The rise in Capitec's share price since its listing ten years ago has been nothing short of astonishing. From a price of R1.17 on its first day, the counter has shot up to its current levels around R220 per share. In the last three years alone, the share has more than quadrupled in value.
Where a trust becomes (or may become) embroiled in a divorce or separation, delicate issues can arise not only for the divorcing spouses or civil partners, but also for trustees. Trustees are likely to need specialist independent advice at the earliest stage, and divorcing or separating spouses will require guidance on how trust assets should be treated. Taxation, structuring, reputational, and enforcement issues may also have to be addressed.