Head of Private Equity
KPMG in South Africa
Michael is a partner in our Corporate Tax practice and heads the Financial Services and Mergers and Acquisitions tax and legal practice in South Africa. Michael’s experience lies predominantly in the Financial Services and M&A (including Private Equity (“PE”)) central. He advises a number of key local and international banks and many of the dominant local and international PE houses. In the PE sector, Michael has assisted many players in establishing their local and offshore funds. His experience also extends to assisting PE houses with buying and selling side due diligences, tax structuring of acquisitions and disposals, and modelling optimal gearing levels and interest deductions. Michael has lectured at many universities over the years and he has also had many TV and radio appearances. He was nominated for the ABSA Jewish Achiever Awards in 2014. He co-authors the journal, Business Tax and Company Law Quarterly.
Academy Financial Markets: Higher certificate and Higher Diploma
BComm (Honours) Taxation
BComm and BCompt (Honours)