Advisory Services

Growing your business in the face of ever fiercer competition, while continuing to deliver profitability and shareholder value, can be tough.

In today’s business world you need to react to opportunities and threats faster than ever before, while implementing long-term strategies to plan for future success.

Mazars' advisory services:

  • assist with growth through transaction support such as mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and international operations
  • support and protect your business through ethical practices, solid infrastructure and compliance assistance
  • improve performance from business advice and consulting with advisory, technical, and industry specific skills
  • help you ensure that you have the right processes in place
  • mitigate against the risk of unseen events

Whether you are pursuing new opportunities, dealing with a serious issue or managing the daily pressures of organisational maintenance, our diverse team of experienced professionals are here to help, with expert local knowledge, both at home and internationally.

Broad- Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE)

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is a significant strategic issue, challenge, threat and potential opportunity facing businesses of all sizes, structures and shapes in South Africa today.

The Amended Codes of Good Practice transitional period expires on 30 April 2015, notwithstanding the fact that there is uncertainty about the Sector Codes and the Qualifying Small Enterprise scorecard. B BBEE remains a strategic imperative for many businesses, particularly those impacted on by public sector procurement, licencing and concessions, grants and incentives, private-public partnerships.

B-BBEE has a variety of ingredients, dimensions and facets – better known as elements; it is not only limited to ownership and management considerations. Nevertheless 57 points on the Amended Codes Scorecard relate to black ownership.

Recovery and Restructuring

Since The Companies Act, 71 of 2008 introduced Business Rescue legislation to enable the rehabilitation of economically viable but financially distressed companies, Mazars’ Business Rescue experts have been assisting financially distressed companies, irrespective of size or situation, find the best solution.

Project Finance and Modelling Services

Mazars offers Project Finance services supported by deep sector knowledge and expertise from a local Sub Saharan African team supported by a specialist global team able to provide support throughout the project lifecycle. The team has a broad range of relationships with potential partners and equity funders on the African continent from the firm’s existing client base which includes some of the largest international infrastructure companies and asset managers. This is complemented by strong relationships with banks, development finance institutions and other multilaterals, together with debt and equity capital markets experience on the African continent