Merchantec Capital’s M&A track record exceeds 18 years and our capabilities and success are fostered in the deep technical transaction experience developed over nearly two decades.

We work with business owners and management teams, advising them through important transactions at each stage of the business life-cycle. Our tailor-made approach is based on a proven process and underpinned by our strong network base. Our advice is professional, independent and confidential.

We believe that it’s not just the destination that counts, but how you get there that matters.


Merchantec Capital’s M&A Team has been ranked in the Top 5 by Dealmakers for 2020, proving we are among the best to guide you and your company.

Merchantec Capital is proud to announce our performance in the annual Dealmakers Mergers & Acquisitions 2020 performance rankings in South Africa. We were ranked 5th for deal value, and 8th in the rankings by Deal Flow (Activity) for the 2020 calendar year.

Our inclusion in this prestigious publication confirms our commitment to providing expert advice and we would like to thank all our clients for their continued trust – we look forward to guiding our clients to further success in 2021.

M&A Advisory Services

Cross Border M&A

With our partners from AICA we are able to identify strategic offshore buyers and targets as well as on the ground implementation of transactions in offshore territories

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Deal Origination

By understanding a company’s growth strategy and using our extensive database and network we are able to partner with our clients to execute on the acquisition growth strategy.

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Restructuring Advisory

With our dedicated deal advisors we assist financially distressed companies in understanding their critical business processes in order to thoroughly analyse their performance and guide them through the difficult times.

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Sale Readiness

The Sale Readiness review is designed for business stakeholders that are considering an exit strategy, but are unsure whether the business is ready for a sale at how to attract the best value.

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Deal Execution and Implementation

With proven deal execution and implementation experience, we, cognisant of the unique challenges which each individual transaction may present, offer bespoke, financial and tactical solutions to our clients.

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B-BBEE (Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment) Advisory

With our in-depth understanding of the B-BBEE Regulations and Codes we are able to identify the correct partner and structure the transaction which also fulfills capital requirements.

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Trade Sales and Disposals

Our sell-side process is designed to attract the best offer in the shortest time possible, without having any adverse impact on the way you run your business.

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Recent Deals

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RPC acquisition of Astrapak R1.08 billion

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Advised in various acquisitions including ITS, BIPS and AspiviaUnison

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SteinBuild acquisition of Hardware Warehouse R89 million

Merchantec Capital Italtile Acquisition Of Ceramic Industries Logo

Italtile acquisition of remaining equity in Ceramic R3.4 billion

Merchantec Capital Elb In Acquisition Of-B-W-Logo

ELB Group acquisition of B&W R77 million

Merchantec Capital Adcorp In Acquisition Of Paracon Logo

Adcorp Holdings Acquisition of Paracon R622 million

Merchantec Capital Master Plastics Logo

Master Plastics Listings R235 million

Merchantec Capital Adcorp In Acquisition Of Kelly Group Logo

Adcorp Holdings Acquisition of Kelly Group R250 million

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Conduit Capital acquisition of Midbrook Lane $12.93 million

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Conduit Capital acquisition of Snowball Wealth $35.85 million

Merchantec Capital Mb Technologies In Aquisition Of Secure Data Africa Logo

MB Tech acquisition of majority stake in SecureData R86.3 million

Merchantec Capital Micro Mega Holdings Limited Logo

Micromega Holdings Disposal of Nosa R750 million

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Proud AICA Member

As the only member of the Alliance of International Corporate Advisors AICA in Africa, we have access to a wide network of professional advisors with cross-border experience and deep local networks.

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