Turnaround Management Association - Southern Africa

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Wednesday, May 09, 2007

TMA-SA Lecture series: When private equity funding might be available in a turnaround situation, and on what terms and conditions 7 June 2007

Date: Thursday 7 June 2007.

Time: Social from 17h30 for talk from 18h30.

Venue: Corporate Finance Main Boardroom, Building 6, Deloitte Place, The Woodlands, Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton.

Map to event: Map to Deloitte (54k).

Invitation: Private Equity in Turnarounds - TMA-SA event on 7th June (29k)

Topic: When private equity funding might be available in a turnaround situation, and on what terms and conditions

The talk will be aimed at turnaround managers and based on many years of practical experience as well as post graduate studies in this field.  It will focus on one of the key requirements for private equity availability i.e. the need for an appropriate turnaround strategy, to be in place.  The talk will also include “real-life” lessons learnt from recent turnaround strategies performed for two clients of Sasfin Ltd.

Speaker: Vernon Leas, Executive Consultant, Sasfin Private Equity

Vernon Leas has a B Comm (Unisa), MBA (Henley UK), SEP (Harvard).  After doing his articles at Coopers & Lybrand, he served in various financial and general management positions in Barlows, Altron and Malbak before taking the CFO then CEO role at a listed IT firm.  He currently runs his own business in investment management and strategic and turnaround consultant.

Cost: R50 for TMA members, R100 per person for non-members.

Snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available.   Please feel free to forward this invite to colleagues and clients who may be interested in turnarounds.

Welcome: All TMA members, prospective TMA members and the general public.

Please feel free to forward this invite to colleagues and clients who may be interested in turnarounds.

Please RSVP by Monday 4 Junel to Lynne at or 011 964 2895.  Those who require invoices for the cost should request these from Lynne.


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