Bowden advised the sole owner of a South African advertising and brand communications business on the sale of a controlling interest to a BEE company.
Bowden provided sell-side M&A advisory services.
Objective: Sale of a South African advertising and brand communications business.
Outcome: The Client disposed a share of his business within the budget and deadline set.
Value add to the client: Bowden was able to effectively structure the transaction to minimise the tax consequences for the transaction while also ensuring the business achieved the desired BEE level post transaction.
Future plans: The Client and Buyer are well positioned to further grow the business.