Lonsa Advisory

Lonsa Advisory is a full-service corporate advisory boutique that serves small and medium-sized companies in transition based in Southern Africa.

Lonsa Advisory provides independent professional advice in:

  • corporate finance
  • restructuring
  • turn-arounds
  • investments in multiple jurisdictions and industrial sectors.

Lonsa Advisory has a proven and verifiable track record of successful performance and delivery. Its offices are located in Johannesburg, Harare, Ebene and London.

Lonsa Capitol

Lonsa’s approach to financial due diligence is informed by our experience of concluding numerous corporate transactions. We would undertake our assignment as follows:

Accuracy of financial information 

  • We would look to verify the same as a basis for our evaluation of entities
  • We would also look to ascertain contingent, actual and off balance sheet liabilities

Options

  • In considering the options available for the merger as a single entity there are important additional factors to consider such as the synergy benefits available to new entity

Valuation

  • We perform a preliminary valuation exercise on various basis of both entities

Track Record

EasyScreen Plc: Flotation on the London Stock Exchange (techMARK) –

£78m

Clares Equipment Group Ltd: Public to private recommended offer for Calderburn Plc –

£27.2m

ASW Holdings plc: Acquisition of Co-Steel Sheerness plc, issue of £29m Convertible Loan Notes, £17m Open Offer –

£46m

MFI Furniture Group Plc: Strategic review –

n/d

Hotel-e-Com Europe Ltd: Principal 1st round investment for a significant minority stake –

n/d

SA MINERAL RESOURCES CORPORATION LTD JSE LISTED: Advised on the Introduction of BEE, Restructuring, fundraising / Placing of R180m – Mandate included financial due diligence on the target

South Africa Congo Oil Company: Establishment of Oil Exploration Entity –

$100m

Mechanical & Machine Tool Services: Acquisition of Engineering business focussed on Plastics industry R50m – Mandate included financial due diligence on the target

EnchaCapital: Establishment of JV Vehicle with Investec Bank and reverse takeover of JSE listed entity –

R450m

LOKIN: Establishment of a lottery operation in DRC –

$150m

TELEACCESS: Advised on its fundraising and bid for SNO $100m – Mandate included financial due diligence on the target

NATIONAL INVESTMENT TRUST: Acquisition of a 15% empowerment stake in a leading Platinum Mine –

$50m

EDU ACCESS: Acquisition of Leisure Business with a turnover of R155m / R50m – Mandate included financial due diligence on the target

TELEACCESS: Strategic review –

n/d

EUROLINK: Principal 1st round investment for a significant minority stake –

n/d