Global Business Tax Services
Director: Mergers and Acquisitions – Tax
Since joining Deloitte in September 1995, Leon has lead, co-ordinated and performed numerous tax due diligence reviews (including multi-jurisdictional transactions) across various industries. Large due diligence reviews assignments have been conducted on either buy or sell side in, amongst others, the telecommunications, renewable energy, food, cement, property management, facilities management and staffing industries.
He provides tax-structuring advice. Transactions advised on include the restructuring of local groups owned by private equity funds and multinational enterprise (MNE) groups, introduction of BEE shareholders to local companies, inbound investment by German, United Kingdom, Swiss and Japanese investors, disposal of businesses, direct and indirect sale of shares in South Africa (SA) companies by MNE groups and acquisition of an owner managed group by a SA listed group.
Leon provides tax compliance and consulting services to various corporate clients (mainly MNEs and SA listed groups). He is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and holds a Higher Diploma in Tax Law and a Higher Diploma in International Tax.