The Ansarda DealMakers Annual Awards are just a few short weeks away. Take a look at those deals shortlisted for the Ince Individual DealMaker of the Year 2020.

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This is the 13th year in which such an award is to be made. Candidates are nominated by their peers in the M&A industry. From these nominations a short list of three candidates has been chosen by the Independent Selection Panel. 

They are (in no particular order):
Shortlisted nominees for the
Ince Individual DealMaker of the Year 2020
Cobus Human (One Capital) has been in corporate finance for over 22 years and in 2015 was the recipient of the Individual DealMaker award for 2014. During 2020 Cobus worked on a number of noteworthy transactions including the take private of Peregrine by Capitalworks, the hostile takeover defence in relation to Quantum Foods by Country Bird and the placement of domestic medium-term notes in respect of Northam during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lydia Shadrach-Razzino (ENSafrica) has 20 years’ experience and heads up the firm’s Private Equity team and co-leads the Corporate Commercial department. During 2020 Lydia worked on several notable transactions - the acquisition of JET by The Foschini Group and the company’s R3,95 billion capital raise and the unwind by Anheuser-Busch InBev of its BEE transaction SAB Zenzele, deals which have been shortlisted in the 2020 DealMakers category awards.
Anthony Knox (Merrill Lynch) has over 15 years of investment banking experience. Over the past three years Anthony has played an instrumental role in executing some of SA’s highest profile deal, the most notable being Sasol’s disposal of a 50% interest in its Lake Charles Chemicals Project, the disposal of a 34.4% stake in Alexander Forbes by Marsh & McLennan, Old Mutual’s Managed Separation and as independent expert in the unbundling of FirstRand.
The winning DealMaker will be announced at the virtual Ansarada DealMakers  Annual Awards on Tuesday 23 February 2021
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Criteria used for the selection of the Individual Dealmaker of the Year:
  • High profile deals/transactions – that the Dealmaker was involved in, particularly in the last year, but also in the last three.
  • Dealmakers' contribution to the deals - how important was the individual's contribution to the conclusion of the deals?
  • Execution complexity – do the overall deals or transactions worked on involve multiple steps/a number of smaller inter-related deals? Are there numerous conditions precedent that need to be fulfilled? 
  • Peer recognition - is the Dealmaker well regarded by fellow advisors, clients and the industry in general?
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Tuesday 23 February 2021 
Join the South African Mergers and Acquisitions industry as it celebrates the achievements of 2020.

 awards the top advisers by Value and Flow in the following categories:
  • Investment Advisers
  • Sponsors
  • Legal Advisers
  • Transactional Support Services
Awards are made to the top four M&A teams and the top three teams for work carried out in the General Corporate Finance space. Recognition is also given to the top investment advisers and legal advisers (by deal value and flow) for BEE deals - both listed and unlisted.

Other awards on the night include :
Ince Individual DealMaker of the Year
Brunswick Deal of the Year
Catalyst Private Equity Deal of the Year 
Exxaro BEE Deal of the Year
Business Rescue Transaction of the Year
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