2017 DealMakers Annual Gala Awards

Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

Venue: Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg

MC: Jason Goliath

Entertainment: The Muses

Headline Sponsor

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

Gold Medals

Venue

Media

Brunswick Deal of the Year 2017

Vodacom's acquisition of an indirect 34.94% stake in Safaricom

Advisers to the deal:

Financial Advisers: Goldman Sachs; UBS

Independent Expert: Deloitte

Sponsors: Nedbank CIB

Legal Advisers: ENSafrica; Webber  Wentzel; Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Reporting Accountants: PwC  

Arie Maree (Ansarada), Marina Bidoli (Brunswick), Sainesh Vallabh  (Vodacom), Nadya Bhettay (Vodacom), Colin Coleman (Goldman Sachs), Neal Froneman (Sibanye-Stillwater), Willem Baars (Goldman Sachs) and Till Streichert (Vodacom)

Catalyst Private Equity Deal of the Year 2017

Disposal by Capitalworks of Much Asphalt 

Advisers to the deal:

Financial Advisers:  Standard Bank, Deloitte Capital, Deutsche Bank
 

Sponsor: Standard Bank


Legal Advisers: Webber Wentzel, ENSafrica 

Arie Maree (Ansarada),Garth Willis (Capitalworks), Neal Froneman (Sibanye-Stillwater) and Michael Avery (Catalyst)

Ince Individual DealMaker of the Year 2017

Neal Froneman (Sibanye-Stillwater)

Steven Engelsman (Ince) , Arie Maree (Ansarada), Neal Froneman (Sibanye-Stillwater), Richard Stewart (Sibanye-Stillwater) and Marylou Greig (DealMakers) 

Mergers & Acquisitions 2017

Investment Advisers by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - Rand Merchant Bank

2nd by Deal Value - Deutsche Bank

3rd by Deal Value - Deloitte

4th by Deal Value - Rothschild

Investment Advisers by Deal Flow

1st by Deal Flow - Investec Bank

2nd by Deal Flow - PSG Capital

3rd by Deal Flow (tie) - Rand Merchant Bank and Java Capital

Java Capital

Sponsors by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - Java Capital

 2nd by Deal Value - Deutsche Securities

3rd by Deal Value - Merrill Lynch

4th by Deal Value - Barclays Africa

Sponsors by Deal Flow

1st by Deal Flow - Java Capital

2nd by Deal Flow - Investec Bank

3rd by Deal Flow - PSG Capital

4th by Deal Flow - Rand Merchant Bank

Legal Advisers by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - Webber Wentzel

2nd by Deal Value - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

CPT Office

3rd by Deal Value - ENSafrica

4th by Deal Value - Werksmans

1st by Deal Flow - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Legal Advisers by Deal Flow

2nd by Deal Flow - Webber Wentzel

CPT Office

3rd by Deal Flow - ENSafrica

4th by Deal Flow - Bowmans

Reporting Accountants by Deal Value

1st by Deal Value - PwC

2nd by Deal Value - Deloitte

3rd by Deal Value - KPMG

4th by Deal Value - Grant Thornton

Reporting Accountants by Deal Flow

1st by Deal Flow - PwC

2nd by Deal Flow - Grant Thornton

3rd by Deal Flow - KPMG

4th by Deal Flow - Deloitte

Black Economic Empowerment 2017

Investment Advisers

1st by Deal Value - Rothschild

1st by Deal Flow - Tamela

Legal Advisers

1st by Deal Value - Webber Wentzel

1st by Deal Flow - Webber Wentzel

General Corporate Finance 2017

Investment Advisers

1st by Transaction Value - PSG Capital

1st by Transaction Flow - Java Capital

2nd by Transaction Value - Java Capital

3rd by Transaction Value - Rand Merchant Bank

2nd by Transaction Flow - PSG Capital

3rd by Transaction Flow - Investec Bank

Sponsors

1st by Transaction Value - PSG Capital

1st by Transaction Flow - Java Capital

2nd by Transaction Value - Java Capital

3rd by Transaction Value - Rand Merchant Bank

2nd by Transaction Flow - PSG Capital

3rd by Transaction Flow - Investec Bank

Legal Advisers

1st by Transaction Value - Cliffe Dekker Hofmyer

1st by Transaction Flow - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

2nd by Transaction Value - ENSafrica

3rd by Transaction Value - Webber Wentzel

2nd by Transaction Flow - Webber Wentzel

3rd by Transaction Flow - ENSafrica

Reporting Accountants

1st by Transaction Value - PwC

2nd by Transaction Value - Deloitte

1st by Transaction Flow - PwC

2nd by Transaction Flow - Deloitte

3rd by Transaction Value - Grant Thornton

3rd by Transaction Flow - Grant Thornton

Africa M&A 2017 (excl South Africa) 

Investment Advisers

1st by Deal Value - Deloitte

1st by Deal Flow - Standard Bank Group

Java Capital

Legal Advisers

1st by Deal Value - Webber Wentzel

1st by Deal Flow - Bowmans

Questco

2017 DealMakers Annual Gala Awards