Corporate Finance

We have a distinguished value proposition.

PwC’s Corporate Finance team is made up of experienced advisors providing strategic and deal-related advice for clients across various industries. We offer advisory services in transaction origination, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), divestitures/carve-outs, Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) ownership, infrastructure, and listed company transactions. Our clients range from large corporates to private businesses and government institutions.

Our network of advisory professionals gives clients unmatched access to local and international targets and key decision makers. We offer timely insight on M&A trends, news, opportunities, and 24/7 support. We form part of the world’s No. 1 M&A transaction advisor by volume, meaning we can connect companies, assets, capital and investors across the globe.

We focus on delivering high-quality independent advice, best-in-class service and execution and a focus on achieving our clients’ objectives.

Our value proposition:

  • Independent, objective advice.
  • Human and tech-powered value creation with data-driven insights.
  • Part of a global network for regional and international access and insights.
  • In-depth industry experience for sector-specific knowledge.
  • Trusted M&A advisor with global reach, a track record of success and a focus on building trust with clients and key stakeholders.
  • Dedicated deal team with senior leadership involvement throughout. 


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Issues you may be facing

We are a network of solvers, ready to assist you when:

  • You need to sell a business.
  • You need to acquire an entity or a stake in an entity.
  • You are looking to introduce a strategic partner and/or monetise an investment.
  • You need advice on BEE ownership.
  • You need help with project financing, refinancing and valuations.
  • You need to identify, evaluate, and access acquisition targets, including capabilities fit.
  • You need to determine and assess competition, including strengths and weaknesses and funding ability.
  • You need to negotiate and close transactions with terms that enhance and protect value.

How we can help you

Mergers and acquisitions

  • Our mergers and acquisitions team advises listed and private clients on buying, selling, merging, restructuring, entering joint ventures, raising capital and listing, as well as strategic reviews.
  • We advise the public sector on privatisations, advise local and multinational clients on originating and structuring key strategic partnerships, including BEE shareholdings and private equity.
  • Our international expertise and global networks, in collaboration with our sector experts, look to add value, whilst delivering against our clients’ objectives.
  • Pursue growth opportunities or divestitures with our dedicated and knowledgeable M&A support. We help you identify local and international opportunities, provide industry insights, and guide you through the transaction.

Infrastructure advisory services

  • Through our infrastructure service offering, we work with both the public and private sectors to solve the complexities involved in the financing and delivery of large-scale infrastructure projects and related services.  

Transaction sponsor services

  • As a registered JSE sponsor, we have full advisory capacity servicing the listed regulatory environment. 
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Johan Schutte

Johan Schutte

Partner, PwC South Africa

Jan Groenewald

Jan Groenewald

Africa Deals Leader, PwC South Africa