RMB Corporate Finance has one of the largest Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) advisory teams in Africa. Our multi-skilled, award-winning team* offers objective and expert advice to our clients on domestic and international transactions, from our offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lagos, London and Mumbai.
We have a deep understanding of the markets in which we operate, combined with specialist industry and product knowledge, enabling us to offer our clients innovative solutions to help them achieve their short and long-term strategic goals.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As)
As a key aspect of strategic management, M&A can enable enterprises to grow or downsize and change the nature of their business or competitive position. We provide holistic solutions to our clients on corporate actions, including:
- Corporate restructurings
- Joint ventures
- Exchange offers
- Leveraged buyouts
- Takeover defence
Some examples of the deals we have done include:
- Delonex (Oil & Gas)
- Hastings RMI / Plc
- Distell (pyramid collapse)
- Life Healthcare – Alliance for Life
- Medi-Clinic (Al Noor)
- Brait sale of Pepkor
Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) ownership transactions
RMB has been a market leader in structuring and advising on some of the largest BEE ownership transactions across all industries in South Africa. We provide a multi-disciplinary solution to help our clients achieve their BEE ownership objectives.
Some examples of deals we have concluded for clients include:
- SAB Zenzele Kabili
- SAB Zenzele ESOP unwind
- Vodacom BEE
- Anglo (New Largo)
- Exxaro Empowerment Restructure
We provide holistic private fundraising solutions that assist companies and private funds in raising equity and equity-like capital from a wide range of financial institutions, growth funds, financial sponsors, development finance institutions, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and ultra-high net worth individuals in South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and internationally.