M&A Ranking

As at 05 November 2020

Investment Advisers

BY VALUE
Rank Company Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 Merrill Lynch 34 393 24.63% 
2 Java Capital 20 510 14.69% 
3 Investec Bank 18 324 13.12% 
4 Standard Bank 16 801 12.03% 
5 Merchantec Capital 12 003 8.59% 
6 Rand Merchant Bank 11 842 8.48% 
BY DEAL FLOW
Rank Company No 
of 
deals 
Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 Investec Bank 17 18 324 15.45% 
2 Java Capital 13 20 510 11.82% 
3 PSG Capital 10 1 807 9.09% 
4 Rand Merchant Bank 9 11 842 8.18% 
5 Nedbank CIB 7 1 354 6.36% 
6 Merchantec Capital 5 12 003 4.55% 

Sponsors

BY VALUE
Rank Company Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 Merrill Lynch 55 328 20.83% 
2 Investec Bank 39 938 15.03% 
3 Java Capital 34 703 13.06% 
4 Rand Merchant Bank 21 034 7.92% 
5 Standard Bank 12 784 4.81% 
6 Merchantec Capital 12 575 4.73% 
BY DEAL FLOW
Rank Company No 
of 
deals 
Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 Java Capital 39 34 703 18.31% 
2 Investec Bank 30 39 938 14.08% 
3 PSG Capital 23 9 390 10.8% 
3 Questco 23 7 259 10.8% 
5 Rand Merchant Bank 20 21 034 9.39% 
6 Merchantec Capital 11 12 575 5.16% 

Legal Advisers

BY VALUE
Rank Company Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 ENSafrica 58 401 35.53% 
2 Webber Wentzel 31 462 19.14% 
3 Bowmans 25 611 15.58% 
4 Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr 21 264 12.94% 
5 Werksmans 9 246 5.62% 
6 DLA Piper 5 347 3.25% 
BY DEAL FLOW
Rank Company No 
of 
deals 
Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr 40 21 264 28.17% 
2 ENSafrica 25 58 401 17.61% 
3 Webber Wentzel 17 31 462 11.97% 
4 Bowmans 15 25 611 10.56% 
5 Werksmans 13 9 246 9.15% 
6 Inlexso 3 300 2.11% 

Transactional Support Services

BY VALUE
Rank Company Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 Deloitte 45 614 27.94% 
2 PwC 43 549 26.67% 
3 KPMG 34 260 20.98% 
4 BDO 17 493 10.71% 
5 Java Capital 5 347 3.27% 
5 Rothschild & Co 5 347 3.27% 
BY DEAL FLOW
Rank Company No 
of 
deals 
Deal 
values 
Rm 
Market 
share 
1 BDO 17 17 493 25.76% 
2 PwC 9 43 549 13.64% 
3 Deloitte 8 45 614 12.12% 
4 Mazars 5 790 7.58% 
4 Nodus Capital 5 471 7.58% 
6 PSG Capital 3 800 4.55%