SOM Capital

SOM Capital provides corporate finance and investment banking services to its external clients as well as to the other divisions of SOM, specifically in the following areas:

+ Merger & Acquisition Services
+ Restructurings
+ Debt Advisory
+ Capital Raising
+ Investment Strategy

Mike Krzychylkiewicz, the head of Som Capital, has over 25 years of experience in corporate finance and deal making in both the listed and unlisted space. He headed up the Corporate Finance divisions of both PwC and Deloitte prior to joining SOM.

Deal Credentials:
Mike Krzychylkiewicz

  • Afrit sold to Investec Private Equity
  • Bedrock sold by RMB Corvest to Global Environment Fund and Management
  • National Urethane Industries sold to Horizon Private Equity
  • OMV sold to Raubex
  • Disposal of Air Liquide’s LPG business to Total Gas
  • BEE transaction for Sandvik Mining
  • Much Asphalt acquired by AECI
  • Enviroserv sale of TMS
  • Academy Brushware sold to Bidvest
  • EZGO sold to Imperial
  • Ascendis Biosciences sold to RMB Ventures
  • Gimco partnering on Kuku Foods (KFC) with Vivo Energy
  • Woodlands Dairy acquisition of Fairfield Dairy
  • Advised Ohlthaver & list on JV arrangements with Heineken
  • Advised KT Wash on shareholder restructuring
  • Lupo Bakeries sale of shareholding to Kagiso Tiso Holdings
  • Lead advisor to Namibia Breweries in the Heineken, Distell, Namibia Breweries merger
  • Lead advisor to Olthaver&List in developing investment strategies following their exit from Namibian Breweries
  • Together with Ombu Capital, serving as restructuring advisers to Meat Co.
  • Acquisition by Kagiso Tiso Holding of Servest
  • Phola Coaches sold to Supergroup
  • Grindrod Freight Services BEE deal
  • Grindrod acquisition of NLPI(rail corridor in Zimbabwe and Zambia)
  • Sheltam Rail/Traxtion sold to Harith General Partners
  • Kynoch North sold by Farmsecure to Export Trading Group
  • Kynoch South sold by Farmsecure to Yara
  • Theewaterskloof and Novo Packhouse sold by Farmsecure to Capespan (extensive dealings with IDC as principal funder)
  • Maswiri sold by Farmsecure to Bonaire
  • Kaspersnek sold by Farmsecure to Lona
  • Afgri Corporate restructure
  • Botha Roodt sold to Thebe
  • Disposal of Clariant water division to AECI
  • Botjheng Water sold to Ellies BEE transaction for Sembcorp/Silulumanzi
  • Acquisition of Keyplan by Aveng
  • Kagiso Tiso Holdings stake in Firstrand sold to mineworkers investment company
  • Deloitte exit from BPS
  • PwC acquisition of Remchannel
  • MSH sold to Oppenheimer Partners
  • Phodiso acquires 7% shareholdering in Mediclinic
  • Refinancing of Phodiso’s 7% BEE shareholding in Mediclinic
  • Phodiso finance raising for expansion of Legae hospital
  • Phodiso acquisition of a share in Curamed Group of hospitals from Mvelaphanda
  • Phodiso sold Legae hospital to Mediclinic
  • Phodiso sold a share in Curamed Group of hospitals to Mediclinic
  • Netcare on sale of Medscheme
  • Vermaak & Partners Pathologists sold to Pathcare
  • Afrox Healthcare acquisition of Amahosp
  • PwC new head office
  • Deloitte new head office in Johannesburg
  • Deloitte new head office in Cape Town
  • BEE transaction for Total
  • Cell C debt restructuring
  • Adviser to Shanduka on disposal of strategic equity stake to Lilitha