SPEAKER | MC | FACILITATOR
JOEL CHIMHANDA, owner of JC Capital, lives in Johannesburg, and has over 21 years Investment Banking deal experience. Joel gained this in the Africa Division of a leading South African bank and thereafter formed JC Capital, a niche M&A advisory boutique in 2005. Joel brings a strong track record of proven success in very difficult transactions across a variety of industries and in multiple stages and types of investments.
Furthermore, Joel brings extensive sub-Sahara Africa strategic, operating and general management experience, having worked as an operator in various multi-national corporations over 10 years, prior to moving into the M&A industry. His work experience covered operations in the UK, Belgium, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia and Mozambique. Joel’s deal execution experience covers a diverse range of transactions including the lead advisor role in acquisition of 5 banks in SADC region and joint advisor (with Global Capital Markets Investment Bank) in the set up of an Africa Infrastructure Fund. As Head of Investment Banking in the Africa Division of one of SA top 4 Banks, he was co-advisor in negotiating a proposed Africa Private Equity Fund joint venture with one of the top global US Insurance Groups. Other corporate finance transaction experience include the IPO of ICT company on JSE, M&A of an ICT company on JSE and special advisor to four SA Group CEOs in executing their M&A expansion strategies.
Joel’s investment banking expertise covers M&A, project & infrastructure finance, private equity investment appraisal & strategy. Joel is an expert in process re-engineering, new market entry strategies, cost & efficiency optimization strategies, introduction of corporate governance best practice, integration of acquisitions and businesses turn-around strategies.
Joel’s passion for uplifting young businesses, and for bringing Africa together on one stage in relation to the AU’s Agenda 2063 has made him the perfect visionary and speaker on any national, and international stage.
Joel is an Accounting Science Graduate from UNISA and completed an Advanced Management Programme with GIBS (University of Pretoria), and EMBA from Kellogg, 2011. Selected Transaction Experience:
Special Advisor to Group CEO of no.1 SA commuter transport group merging its rail, bus & real estate companies into a consolidated single group, $4 billion recapitalization
Special Advisor to Group CEO & CFO of no. 1 freight & transport group in the $3 billion sale/ disposal of non-core assets
Joint advisor with Global Capital Market Investment Bank to set up a $300mln Africa Infrastructure Fund
Advisor in the $80 million acquisition of 4 sub Sahara African Banks for top 4 SA Banks
Lead Advisor of East Africa Investment Asset Management Group on issuance of $100 million expansion debt
Advisor to CEO of leading SA supply chain logistics business in $100 million acquisition of parcels distribution franchise
Lead Advisor in $50 million divestiture of an underperforming market leader in the supply chain & logistic sector
Joint Advisor to the Board of JSE listed IT accompany in $100 million merger with another IT distribution and Services business
Advisor to the Board of an East Africa Bank in the $10 million sale of a controlling stake to finance its expansion strategy
Set-up $20 million fund for Skanska to hedge exchange risk over 5 years during construction of a pipeline
Speaking: Business | Pan Africanism| Investment Banking| Africa Market Strategy | The future of African Economy |Innovation | Disruption
Topics : Africa Union (Agenda 2063), Corporate Finance Strategy, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Project Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt & Equity Capital Raising, Infrastructure Development [Sectors – Real Estate, Mineral Resource, Real Estate, Agriculture, FMCG, Healthcare, High Tech, Innovative Disruptive Technologies, SME’s, Mid-Cap companies, Manufacturing, Beneficiation, Supply Chain Logistics, Transport]
Workshops: Financial Consulting | Business Strategy | Investment Banking