2015 DealMakers Annual Gala Awards

Date: Tuesday 16 February 2016

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

MC: Loyiso Gola

Entertainment: The Muses

Top Sponsors by Deal Value and Deal Flow

Top Legal Advisers by Deal Value and Deal Flow

Top Reporting Accountants by Deal Value and Deal Flow

Individual DealMaker of the Year

Deal of the Year and 

Catalyst PE Deal of the Year

Gold Medals

Venue

Media

Ansarada Deal of the Year 2015

Acquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev of SABMiller

Advisers to the deal:

Financial Advisers:

Standard Bank; Deutsche Bank; JPMorgan; Goldman Sachs International; Lazard; BNP Paribas; Merrill Lynch International; Robey Warsaw; JPMorgan Cazenove; Morgan Stanley

Sponsor:

JPMorgan

Legal Advisers:

Bowman Gilfillan; Webber Wentzel; ENSafrica; Freshfields Bruckhause Deringer; Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Clifford Chance; Linklaters; Hogan Lovells International; Hogan Lovells US; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Samuel Pearson (Standard Bank), Neal Froneman (Sibanye Gold), Natalie Di-Sante (Standard Bank) and Stphen Dearing (Ansarada)

Ansarada Catalyst Private Equity Deal of the Year 2015

Disposal by Ethos of Plumblink to Bidvest

Advisers to the deal:

Financial Advisers: 

Standard Bank, Rand Merchant Bank

Sponsor:

Investec Bank


Legal Advisers: 

Webber Wentzel, Werksmans

Jos van Zyl (Ethos), Arie Maree (Ansarada), Stephen Dearing (Ansarada) and Neal Froneman (Sibanye Gold)

Ince Individual DealMaker of the Year 2016

John Gnodde (Brait)

Marylou Greig (DealMakers), Steven Engelsman (Ince), Neal Froneman (Sibanye Gold) and John Gnodde (Brait)

DealMakers Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael Katz

The introduction of a Lifetime Achievement award has been in the pipeline for several years. The award is made in celebration of the vision and endeavour of an individual within the mergers and acquisition industry. It seems fitting, therefore, that the first award is being made to South Africa's M&A doyen...

Mergers & Acquisitions 2015

Investment Advisers by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - Standard Bank

2nd by Deal Value - Goldman Sachs International

3rd by Deal Value - Deutsche Bank

4th by Deal Value - JPMorgan

Investment Advisers by Deal Flow

1st by Deal Flow - Investec Bank

2nd by Deal Flow - Java Capital

3rd by Deal Flow - Rand Merchant Bank

Java Capital

4th by Deal Flow - PSG Capital

Sponsors by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - JPMorgan

 2nd by Deal Value - Rand Merchant Bank

3rd by Deal Value - Java Capital

4th by Deal Value - Investec Bank

Sponsors by Deal Flow

1st by Deal Flow - Investec Bank

2nd by Deal Flow - Rand Merchant Bank

3rd by Deal Flow - Java Capital

4th by Deal Flow - PSG Capital

Legal Advisers by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - Webber Wentzel

2nd by Deal Value - ENSafrica

3rd by Deal Value - Bowman Gilfillan

4th by Deal Value - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Legal Advisers by Deal Flow

1st by Deal Flow - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

CPT Office

2nd by Deal Flow - ENSafrica

CPT Office

3rd by Deal Flow - Webber Wentzel

4th by Deal Flow - Werksmans

Reporting Accountants by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - KPMG

2nd by Deal Value - PwC

3rd by Deal Value - Deloitte

4th by Deal Value - EY

Reporting Accountants by Deal Flow

1st by Deal Flow - KPMG

2nd by Deal Flow - Deloitte

3rd by Deal Flow (tie) - BDO

3rd by Deal Flow (tie) - Grant Thornton

General Corporate Finance 2015

Investment Advisers by Transaction Value

1st by Transaction Value - Investec Bank

2nd by Transaction Value - UBS

3rd by Transaction Value - Rand Merchant Bank

Investment Advisers by Transaction Flow

1st by Transaction Flow - Java Capital

2nd by Transaction Flow - Investec Bank

3rd by Transaction Flow - Rand Merchant Bank

Sponsors by Transaction Value

1st by Transaction Value - UBS

2nd by Transaction Value - Investec Bank

3rd by Transaction Value - Rand Merchant Bank

Sponsors by Transaction Flow

1st by Transaction Flow - Java Capital

2nd by Transaction Flow - Investec Bank

3rd by Transaction Flow - PSG Capital

Legal Advisers by Transaction Value

1st by Transaction Value - ENSafrica

2nd by Transaction Value - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

3rd by Transaction Value - Webber Wentzel

1st by Transaction Flow - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Legal Advisers by Transaction Flow

CPT Office

2nd by Transaction Flow - ENSafrica

CPT Office

3rd by Transaction Flow - Webber Wentzel

Reporting Accountants by Transaction Value

1st by Transaction Value - Deloitte

2nd by Transaction Value - KPMG

3rd by Transaction Value - PwC

Reporting Accountants by Transaction Flow

1st by Transaction Flow - Deloitte

2nd by Transaction Flow (tie) - PwC

2nd by Transaction Flow (tie) - Grant Thornton

Africa M&A 2015 (excl South Africa) 

Investment Advisers

1st by Deal Value - Standard Chartered Bank

1st by Deal Flow - Standard Bank Group

Java Capital

Legal Advisers

1st by Deal Value and Deal Flow - Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group

Questco

2015 DealMakers Annual Gala Awards