M & A Advisory and Corporate Finance

Bridge Capital acted as advisor and sponsor to Insimbi Refractory and Alloy Supplies Limited who acquired a 100% interest in the AMR Group.

Bridge Capital acted as Corporate Advisor to NOVO assisting in restructuring the company balance sheet and the acquisition of an equity partner and funding of R150 million.

Bridge Capital arranged and advised Thebe on the funding of its investment into the Round 3 renewables projects. Funding value R223m

 

Acted as Corporate Advisor and Sponsor to Illiad Africa Limited whereby Steinhoff International Holdings Limited offered to acquire all Iliad Africa Limited shares via a scheme of arrangement. Transaction value: R1.3billion

Bridge Capital acted as Corporate Advisor and Sponsor to Afrimat Limited and Sponsor to Infrasors Holdings Limted whereby Afrimat made an offer to Infrasors minorities and the subsequent delisting of Infrasors.

Bridge Capital arranged and advised Thebe on the refinancing of its investments into Round 1 of the SA renewables program. 3 deals valued at R400m

 

Bridge Capital advised Thebe on the restructuring of its investment in Shell SA and the mergers of Shell SA’s downstream businesses. Thebe’s share of merger value ca R2.5bn

Bridge Capital advised Thebe on its 10% participation into and closing of 3 (Mainstream), wind projects (380MW), into Round 3 of the SA renewables program. Value of projects: R9bn

Bridge Capital acted as advisor and sponsor to Advtech Limited who acquired a 100% interest in Centurus Schools

 

Bridge Capital advised Sallies on the implementation of the BEE transaction

 

Bridge Capital advised on the delisting of the Sallies ordinary shares

Acted as advisor in relation to a potential listing of the company

Acted as advisor on the valuations of a telecom investment company

 

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of the remaining minority interests in MCT Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd

Acted as advisor in relation to a potential listing of the company

Acted as advisor on the disposal of various steel trading interests

 

Acted as advisor on the acquisition and disposal of Criterion Equipment

 

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of ECMP (Pty) Ltd

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of Civil and Coastal Construction (Pty) Ltd

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of Skelton & Plummer (Pty) Ltd

 

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of RGF (Pty) Ltd

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of Apollo M & E (Pty) Ltd

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of Civil and Coastal Construction (Pty) Ltd

 

Independent Expert in relation to Firebird offer to Sallies Minorities

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of African Copper Plc

Advised Stefanutti &Bressan Limited on its successful listing on the JSE, raising R558m

 

Conducted a valuation and assessment of the Edison Power Group

Advised on the share scheme amendments

Advised on disposal of a significant minority interest to Aureos Southern Africa Fund LLC

 

Acted as advisor on the acquisition of a minority interest in Payspace (Pty) Ltd

Advised on disposal of the Netcash business to Softline (Pty) Ltd

Advise resulted in the formation of Stefanutti Stocks Limited

 

Acted as advisor with respect to a possible listing of the company

Advised on the waiver of an offer to minority shareholders and the delisiting of the 6 and 6.75% preference shares

Advised on the conversion of the “N” ordinary shares to ordinary shares and the commission payable

 

Advised on the disposal of BJM UK and BJM USA

Acted as advisor in respect of providing provisional financial assistance to Cloudberry Investments in relation to a BEE transaction

Independent Expert on the merger with Village Main Reef Gold Mining Company (1934) Ltd

 

Advised on share consolidation and share repurchase

Advised on the lending transaction with TSC Investments Ltd

Independent Expert in relation to the conversion rights of the PCI bond

 

Assessed project potential and development of proposal for Sappi

Acted as advisor on the acquistion of RabbanReadymix – a miniority interest in a company based in Qatar

Advised on the disposal of CGA Fenestrations (Pty) Ltd as a going concern

 

Advised on the acquisition of Cycad Pipelines (Pty) Ltd

Advised on the delisting of Mercantile Ordinary Shares from the JSE

Drafted opinion on comparable offer

 

Independent expert in relation to BEE transaction

Acted as sponsor on the listing of RMB Mid Cap ETF

Acted as advisor on the Ion Exchange JV transaction

 

Advised on the valuation of the business and disposal of minority shareholders interests

Advised on various acquisition opportunities

Advised on the potential listing of the H&I Group

 

Advised on the acquisition of Malans Quarries

Advised on the creation of Afrimat through merger of Prima Quarries and Lancaster Quarries and raised R125m in its subsequent listing on the JSE

Advised the CS Holdings’ Board on the disposal of CS Holdings to Bytes Technology

 

Advised Amalgamated Appliances Limited on the successful placement of 15% of its shares in issue with institutional investors

Advised Murray and Roberts on its acquisition of the Cementation Skanska operations in Canada, South Africa and Australia

Advised on acquisition of an interest in Clough Limited (listed in Australia)

 

Acted as advisor on the disposal of Lease Plan South Africa to ABSA

Bridge Capital assisted Reunert in its due diligence of a listed company in a competitive bid transaction

Advised ARB Holdings Limited on its successful listing on the JSE raising R357m

 

Advised Vukile Property Fund Limited on its successful listing on the JSE raising R69m

Bridge Capital advised Mazor Group on its successful listing on the JSE raising R170m

Advised Kairos Industrial Holdings Limited on its successful listing on a number of corporate actions

 

Advised Calgro M3 Holdings on its successful listing on the JSE raising R55,8m

Acted as Corporate Advisor and Sponsor to Amalgamated Appliances whereby Bidvest made an offer to acquire all AMAP shares. Transaction value : R605m

Acted as Independent Expert to CiplaMedpro South Africa in respect of the transaction whereby Cipla India acquired 100% of CiplaMedpro South Africa and the subsequent delisting Transaction value: R4,5bn

 

Bridge Capital assisted Thebe Investment Corporation with the acquisition of R1,06bn interest in the first round of the South African RFP process

Bridge Capital assisted Mainstream with market information and bid submission in the first round of the South African RFP process

Acted as advisor to Mvelaserve Limited. Bidvest made an offer to all Mvelaserve Shareholders to acquire all shares, not already held by Bidvest. Transaction value : R610m

 
 
 

Acted as advisor to Afrimat Limited as they acquired 50.4% of Infrasors Holdings Limited from Hanchurch Asset Management.

Bridge Capital advised Thebe Investment Corporation on its acquisition of a 25% interest in Shell

Bridge Capital advised PBT Group Limited in the reorganisation of its ordinary and preference share capital and subsequent reverse listing of Prescient Ltd

 

Bridge Capital acted as independent expert in respect of the repurchase of shares from Septen Investments

Bridge Capital advised Suiderland Development Corporation on it’s disposal of it’s 100% shareholding of Suiderland Charka Limited for a transaction value of R57m to SA Fire Insurance