Debt and Equity Capital Advisory Services


Independent advice on all aspects of capital and funding management.

Companies looking to raise new capital or refinance / restructure existing facilities will have established relationships in the banking and capital markets. But with so many options available, Boards as well as management teams need to understand the range of options available to them and how they can be best applied to meet their strategic and operational objectives.

We provide independent and objective advice and end-to-end support to clients, both in South Africa and across Africa, who are looking to, inter alia, raise new finance, refinance existing debt, or restructure existing debt. 

We are a specialist and highly experienced team of professionals that include several high calibre corporate financiers and ex-bankers, with broad transaction experience covering the debt and equity capital markets, structured financing, hybrids, project financing, senior and mezzanine debt and equity capital raise. This enables us to identify the most suitable funding solution that best fits our clients’ needs. 


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Issues you may be facing

Here are some of the key issues that we help our clients with: 

  • Growth – “How should I fund growth in my business?”
  • Maturity – “How do I know that I’m getting the best deal?”
  • Realisation – “What is the best way of realising value for shareholders?”
  • Stress/ Distress - “How do I protect my business and position it for future recovery?”


How we can help you

Raising new finance

  • Capital Expansion.
  • Mergers.
  • Acquisitions.
  • Disposals.
  • Share Buy-Backs.
  • Introduction of a New Shareholder.
  • Special Projects (Project and Infrastructure Finance).

Refinancing of existing facilities

  • Event driven activities as detailed under "Raising new finance" tab.
  • Positive changes in the market and/or credit migration of the client which should result in more attractive terms.
  • Existing providers of finance have reached their industry/sector and/or single borrower exposure limit, and there is a need to access additional or new sources of finance.
  • Facilities nearing maturity.

Restructuring of existing facilities

  • Due to stress or distress.
  • An Event of Default or Potential Event of Default (including liquidity constraints).
  • Deterioration in the credit worthiness of the client.
  • Financial performance not expected to achieve forecast due to a number of reasons such as an economic slowdown, deterioration in commodity prices etc.

Financial Advisory

Independent financial advisory across the potential life cycle of a company in support of fit for purposes funding strategies, including:

  • Transaction Structuring.
  • Independent Debt Review.
  • Financial Restructuring.
  • Treasury Advice which includes the management of interest rates, commodity, currency, credit and liquidity risk.
  • Assistance with Ratings Advisory.
  • General Corporate Finance Advisory.



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Craig Du Plessis

Craig Du Plessis

Partner, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 797 4055

Jan Groenewald

Jan Groenewald

Partner, PwC South Africa

Tel: +27 (0) 11 797 5380