Getting a mid-sized business ready for sale

Morgan Jones, Principal in the Corporate Finance team at Bravura, an independent investment banking firm specialising in corporate finance and structured solutions, outlines the imperative of exit strategy planning for owner-operators. One of the biggest challenges for owner-operator companies is when and how to introduce some form of exit or … MORE

S&P decided to downgrade SA’s international credit rating to below investment grade and decided to retain the negative outlook

On 3 April 2017, Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services decided to cut South Africa’s international credit rating from BBB- to BB+. A rating of BB+ is considered below investment grade (sometimes referred to as “junk status”). Unfortunately, the negative ratings outlook was also retained, suggesting that S&P could revise the … MORE

Is South Africa experiencing a decline in tax morality?

Ian Matthews, Head of Business Development at Bravura, an independent investment banking firm specialising in corporate finance and structured solutions, considers whether Corporate South Africa is experiencing a decline in tax morality. For the last 20 years a growth trend in South Africa’s tax revenue indicated a population of loyal … MORE

Deadline for POPI Act compliance on the horizon – Grant Thornton

With only a few months to go before the office of the Information Regulator is operational and the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) becomes fully enacted, organisations must be aware of the limited time left to comply with the comprehensive requirements of the new legal dispensation. This is the … MORE

Notice: Membership Renewal

2014 Annual Membership Fee Renewal Notice The 2014 Annual Membership fees have been set as follows:   Subscription Fee 14% VAT Total Chartered Accountants CA(SA) Full membership local R4 453.95 R623.55 R5 077.50 Full membership international R4 453.95 R    0.00 R4 453.95 Over 60 full membership R   835.67 R116.99 R   952.66 … MORE

SizweNtsalubaGobodo Forensic Team Helps Crack Moepi Case

An internal investigation led by the SizweNtsalubaGobodo forensic team has assisted the police in providing key evidence, leading to the arrest of a suspect in the investigation into the fatal shooting of Forensic Director, Lawrence Moepi. The firm’s investigation has further revealed that the fatal shooting, in October, is in … MORE