Our corporate finance team is capable, committed and creative. We understand the needs of your business and the context in which it operates. Our specialised knowledge and expertise ensure that you make smart business decisions based on accurate analysis and experience.
Our corporate finance experts will assist you in making decisions that are crucial to a well-managed and profitable enterprise in the following areas:
- Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
- Financial and tax due diligence
- Regulatory support
- Management buy-outs
- Corporate restructuring
- New business formations
Mergers, acquisitions and disposals
Whether you're the buyer or the seller, our team will investigate potential opportunities, analyse the risks, threats and industry and offer creative solutions and recommendations.
Financial and tax due diligence
We perform due diligence reviews to assist you with regulatory requirements, tax structuring and financial modelling. We also act as intermediaries in closing transactions and assist in finding prospective buyers and sellers.
Our expertise is not limited to the local market - if the potential business activity takes place internationally we draw on the resources of our associate companies around the world to offer you the best solution.
We assist with your company listing by planning the most appropriate corporate and capital structures in conjunction with other professional advisors. We issue the accountant's reports for a prospectus and ensure that you comply with the necessary regulations in a cost-effective manner.
We perform numerous valuations of shares and businesses for various purposes. We also perform valuations for purchase price allocations and of derivative instruments such as options.
PKF performs fairness opinions as required by the JSE Listings Requirements and fair and reasonable opinions necessitated in terms of the Companies Act. We also act as reporting accountants for listed companies involved in transactions and issuing circulars.
Whether you need to de-list, buy out minorities or need to structure a management equity share programme, we can assist you. We also advise on share incentive schemes, capital raisings, suitable business structures, black economic empowerment, shareholder issues and buy-backs.
Our services span corporate structures, strategy and direction, internal organisation and controls, recruitment and succession, cost and price analysis, capital raising, capital expenditure planning and business valuations.
New business formations
Your new business needs to be built on a solid foundation, with a suitable business structure and expert guidance. We can lead you through the myriad challenges and questions confronting your new venture - from preparing business plans, sources of finance, marketing plans, cash control management accounting, appraising new investments, applying computer technology to decentralizing incentives, taxation and personal financial matters.