Harry van der Merwe
Harry obtained B Com and Hons degrees at Rand Afrikaans University. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte in 1990. He gained experience in corporate credit and investment banking at Rand Merchant Bank and The Industrial Development Corporation. He was a senior manager in corporate finance with PwC in Johannesburg and Slovakia where he performed valuations and lead teams of chartered accountants on due diligence assignments in South Africa and Central Europe. He gained private equity experience in the medium sized company segment with Sasfin.
He started consulting for his own account and in Newcapital from 2003. During this time, he has completed several due diligences, valuations, advised on debt and equity, provided training courses in due diligence, valuation and funding credit evaluation, and acted as mediator and arbitrator in shareholder disputes involving equity valuation.
His focus areas are valuations, due diligence and shareholder transactions including mediation and arbitration.
In addition to his chartered accountancy qualifications, Harry completed the MDP B-BBEE at Unisa and holds a Certificate in Advanced Alternative Dispute Resolution form the University of Pretoria and the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA).