BTG Global Advisory Announces Expansion into South Africa

BTG Global Advisory
July 4, 2016

Matuson & Associates appointed as alliance member for South Africa

BTG Global Advisory (BTG GA), a leading international alliance of independent restructuring and financial advisory firms, is pleased to announce further expansion of its global reach with the appointment of Matuson & Associates, a restructuring and insolvency firm focused on preserving and maximizing enterprise value, based in South Africa.

“We are delighted to welcome Matuson & Associates to our global alliance,” said Allan Nackan, partner at Farber.

Matuson & Associates is one of the premier South African Turnaround and Business Rescue practices. It was founded in 2009 and has a multi-disciplinary team of 14 professionals with vast experience across sectors including retail, automotive, property and mining. Matuson & Associates provides a wide range of services including business advisory services, valuations, interim and crisis management, as well as restructuring and transition services.

Matuson & Associates’ appointment further enhances the international footprint of BTG Global Advisory, which launched on 1 June 2015 and now includes nine members across multiple jurisdictions:

Nigel Atkinson, Chief Executive of BTG Global Advisory, said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Matuson & Associates and the enhanced capabilities they bring to our growing international alliance, as we work together to build a truly global network that allows clients to access specialist expert advice across all of the major sectors and business territories.”  

“The expansion of our BTG GA footprint into South Africa and Sub-Saharan territories with Matuson & Associates’ specialist expertise and business acumen will significantly expand our knowledge across various sectors and we look forward to working with the team going forward.”

Leslie Matuson, Principal at Matuson & Associates said:

“There is a tremendous opportunity for us to work with BTG Global Advisory, one of the world’s largest independent specialist insolvency and restructuring practices. We look forward to working alongside the team and expanding our capabilities by leveraging their global presence and expertise.

About BTG Global Advisory

BTG Global Advisory ( is an international alliance of independent restructuring and financial advisory firms operating in key jurisdictions across the globe.

BTG Global Advisory advises leading banks, law firms, private equity and other funds, creditor committees, operating companies, and other parties affected by distress and has a particular focus on North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia regions. However, full global coverage is assured via a comprehensive network of affiliates.

The specialist services provided by the alliance include restructuring, turnaround advisory and implementation, performance improvement consulting, loan workout, interim management, investment banking, forensic accounting, managed exit services and complex cross-border M&A transactions.

About Matuson & Associates

Matuson & Associates is a firm of senior business and consulting professionals, specialising in restructuring related services, including Business Rescue, improving corporate performance, implementing turnarounds, and finding innovative solutions for stakeholders. The firm has advised many Banks, both listed and non-listed companies, and other financial institutions in dealing with distressed situations. It has undertaken some of the largest and most complex Business Rescues, Turnarounds, Wind downs and Corporate Restructures in South Africa.