The African mining sector is continuing to experience a period of dramatic change, with fluctuating demand, price corrections and rising costs becoming a common theme in this dynamic industry. To best manage market pressures and their asset lifecycle, mining sector participants continually need to review and recalibrate their business strategy and plans, while also reevaluating strategic and tactical aspects of project planning, delivery and execution. The best performers should be able to effectively manage these risks by planning and implementing market entry and expansion, implementing effective tax, financing and integration strategies while ensuring the development and execution of strategic projects.


KPMG’s thought leadership provides mining sector participants with insight into these business challenges and issues, enabling them to make better decisions faster. KPMG assists clients to develop targeted transactions and projects to drive company growth and prosperity.


Market Entry Financing and M&A Tax structuring Due diligence Integration

Market entry: Developing strategies and entering new markets, including acquisitions of targets, investing in new projects, opening a subsidiary or undertaking joint venture operations in search of global, regional or local growth as well as extracting value from each transaction.

Financing and M&A: Optimizing the funding for acquisitions, and improving financial terms of the deals that enhance your business growth profile

Tax structuring: Optimizing the acquisition, holding and funding structure from a tax perspective and obtaining a deep understanding of the tax regimes of new countries

Due diligence: Knowing your facts before proceeding with an acquisition or a joint venture

Integration: Creating a cohesive business, focused on achieving value and growth together


Project development Feasibilities Financing Tax structuring Project execution

Project development: Meeting legislative requirements, optimizing processes and plans

Feasibilities: Undertaking feasibility studies to optimize project delivery, funding and development

Financing: Enhancing financial arrangements to fund current and future commitments and projects

Tax structuring: Optimizing tax concessions and obtaining certainty of tax rates, resource royalties and tax rules applicable over the project life

Project execution: Preparing and executing project plans to deliver company and project value, operational readiness




Werner Jacobs

Transactions & Restructuring
Tel: +27 (0)76 154 2089



Chris van der Merwe

Tel: +27 (0)82 718 3579