South Africa

Mergers & Acquisitions  

Mergers and acquisitions transactions typically raise complex financial, regulatory and operational issues. Price remains a critical factor for acquirers and sellers, but dozens of other matters must be managed effectively to complete the deal.

The Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) team helps corporations and private equity clients identify and set up transactions and then take them to successful completion.

How we can help

Our services include:


  • Identifying businesses to be acquired or sold
  • Locating buyers or sellers
  • Planning acquisitions, takeovers, mergers and divestments
  • Providing advice on transaction terms and pricing
  • Structuring transactions
  • Arranging financing (debt and equity)
  • Advising on specific accounting, tax and structuring issues
  • Negotiating finance, prices, terms and conditions
  • Organising takeover offences/defences for public companies.

Our M&A advisers are skilled, experienced professionals. They offer advice that is clear, objective and practical.

We provide hands-on and enthusiastic bidding experience, grounded by objective and wholly dispassionate advice. Our aim is to understand your strategy and plans and to deliver a service tailored specifically for your needs as a buyer, and to achieve your vision of success.

Nick Matthews

Nick Matthews


+27 83 452 8351

JSE Listings Requirements: Quick reference guide

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This publication is intended to aid executives of listed entities with aspects of the JSE Listings Requirements and the FMA that are particularly relevant to directors and company secretaries.