We help organisations execute successful deals and create value through mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructuring.

Doing deals in growth markets is a topic that features regularly in client growth strategies. For many companies doing a deal is the best, or only way, of tapping into growth markets largely because it is faster than going-it-alone. Deals in growth markets are not just about low cost manufacturing, access to natural resources, or market access to basic products. Doing a deal in a growth market can also provide buyers with access to best practice in core operations, innovation capabilities and capital.

What we do

Our Deals division provides comprehensive commercial financial, economic and strategic advice to companies facing significant business growth opportunities. We have developed a reputation for excellent advice, strong relationships and high levels of independence. These attributes, coupled with a vast range of experience, have made PwC Deals a key corporate adviser in the South African market and our position has been reinforced through the completion of key local and cross-border deals.

Two people making a deal.


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Our range of specialist advisory services across critical areas of corporate finance and transaction services includes:

Corporate financePwC has a dedicated Corporate finance team which advises listed and private clients on buying, selling, merging and restructuring companies and groups. We also advise clients on originating and structuring key strategic partnerships, with a particular focus on BEE shareholding, private equity and capital raising. We are a registered JSE sponsor and as such have a full advisory capacity servicing the listed exchange regulatory environment. By leveraging our global network, our experience and our specialist skills we ensure that we maximise value for our clients. 

Capital advisory and restructuring services – We provide independent and objective market leading capital advisory and restructuring services to clients within South Africa and across the African continent. Our services include supporting clients with, inter alia, raising capital; refinancing of existing debt; optimising liquidity and cash; supporting with operational turnaround; financial restructuring; stakeholder management; and strategic mechanisms, including business rescue practitioner appointments and board advisory, in preserving and creating value for relevant stakeholders.


Valuation & business modelling – We provide independent expert valuation advice for your business; we evaluate the financial implications of, amongst others, corporate debt, restructuring, investments, mergers and joint ventures, and we advise on better managing assets and large capital investments amidst increased competition.

Transaction services – We assist companies involved in acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances and access to local and global capital markets. Our services include financial and tax due diligence, sell-side due diligence, vendor assistance, no-access due diligence, bid support and post-deal services. We help our clients maximise the return on their deals and identify and manage associated transaction risks.

Value Creation - We help organisations execute successful deals and create value through mergers, acquisitions, disposals and restructuring. We look at businesses holistically through multiple lenses. Our aim is to unlock tangible and sustainable results tailored to the unique needs of each business, recognising that no two businesses are alike, and therefore, no value creation plan is ever the same.


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Jan Groenewald

Jan Groenewald

Africa Deals Leader, PwC South Africa