Leaders in Restructuring, Business Rescue and Corporate Recovery Services in South Africa

Economic and market conditions continue to pose both short- and long-term risks for even the most well-planned of businesses.

Our experienced restructuring and recovery team has been able to help save many financially distressed businesses utilising restructuring and business recovery strategies, guiding them through their financial crisis with understanding, integrity and professionalism.

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.” ~ W Churchill


 Whether a business is looking to redress under performance, enhance stakeholder value or resolve a crisis, our professionals have a proactive, innovative and entrepreneurial approach to problem solving. We provide positive and commercial solutions and advice for businesses in crisis and to funders of those businesses.

Our services cover the following areas:

  • Restructuring and Business Recovery
  • Corporate Finance
  • Business Rescue
  • Business Broking
  • Independent Business Reviews
  • Management  Support Services
  • Turnaround Management


  • Independent Advisory is a leading provider of corporate restructuring services in South All assignments are led from the top and supported by a talented team of consisting of nine practitioners and a national network of professional staff with collective experience of over 80 years operating throughout the country.
  • We strive to understand the perspective and requirements of each client, always providing an independent and objective approach towards achieving the right way forward for the business
  • We have demonstrable experience of cross-border corporate recovery assignments and our team has significant experience of operating in overseas
  • We can also call on assistance from professionals from multiple jurisdictions around the world through our membership of HWW Insolvency Cooperation Partners, enabling us to be at the forefront of the latest restructuring
  • Countries include Argentina (Beunos Aires) Austria (Vienna) Australia (Sydney) Brazil (Sao Paulo) Cayman Islands (Grand Cayman) Czech Republic (Prague) Eastern Europe, France (Paris)  Germany (Hamburg)  Great Britain (London)  Hungary (Budapest)  India (New Delhi)  Italy (Rome)  Mexico (Mexico City)  Netherlands (Amsterdam)  Poland (Warsaw)  Republic of China (Hong Kong)  Romania (Bucharest)  Russia (Moscow) Spain (Barcelona)  Sweden (Stockholm) Switzerland (Basel)  USA (New York)
  • We have acted for overseas funders and stakeholders as well as international companies with business activities and interests in South Africa and have hands-on experience of executing restructuring and re-organization activities across multiple

Independent Advisory has been involved and restructured a wide variety of matters over the entire spectrum of the economy and have provide services in the following industries:

  • Mining and Minerals
  • Agriculture
  • Automotive Industry
  • Retail
  • Financial Sector
  • Construction
  • Property
  • Film Industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering


Directors of Independent Advisory

Directors of Independent Advisory

Senior Business Restructuring, Rescue and Reorganisation Specialists

Senior Business Restructuring, Rescue and Reorganisation Specialists

Business Rescue and Recovery Specialists

Business Rescue and Recovery Specialists


The firm has evolved since 1996 from a Corporate and Commercial law firm to being one of South Africa’s leading insolvency practices and recovery advisors.  The firm re-launched itself into the market in 2004 as Independent Advisory (Pty) Ltd with a national and international footprint and embodies a proudly South African ethos.  The directors, partners and employees are members of the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association as well as Insol International.  The managing director was a director of Insol International.  The optimum use of the latest technology ensures that communication and service to our clients are faster, effective and efficient.

Business Rescue procedure serves as a safety net which ensures that businesses in financial distress are able of being rescued or restructured.  We strife to build long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our clients by providing personalized professional services.



We look forward to working with you.