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South Africa

Translink Corporate Finance South Africa
C15, Mainstream Centre
Main str, Hout Bay
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 21 791 0439

Email addresses are of the form of “first name’s first letter”+”last name” For example John Doe’s email address is


John Blake, Partner

John has 15 years corporate finance and private equity experience in emerging markets. He has executed transactions in Africa, China and India. John was the Africa manager for a London listed Sino-India based private equity fund and subsequently a partner in an emerging market focused private equity fund in China, Africa and India. His dealmaking and project-based experience is complimented by a history of entrepreneurship by starting, building and exiting two successful technology start-ups. John has executed transactions in the technology, industrial, media, renewable energy and natural resource sectors. He is fluent in English and Afrikaans and is currently learning Mandarin. John has participated in various deals within the IT and the food sectors and is head of our IT and member of our food industry group.

Michael Anderson, Partner

Michael Anderson CA (SA) has 20 years’ experience as a Chief Financial Officer, a Director of Companies and as a consultant. Michael has a good understanding of business strategy and corporate finance together with an ability to grasp the fundamentals of any business or sector. He has served in a number of executive positions, among others at the European office of Ogilvy & Mather (WPP Group plc) and Old Mutual Plc. Michael has executed transactions in the financial services, banking, media, agricultural, mining and property sectors.

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