During his 15 years in restructuring and turnaround, he has worked on some of the largest distressed corporate divestitures and restructurings in Sub-Saharan Africa in a variety of capacities.

He moved to Canada in 2018 and has worked on several M&A transactions since arriving.

Select client experience

  • managed the sale of Envirogard, a 40-year old Canadian water treatment company to Canature, a company listed on the Shenzen stock market
  • led the sale of Highveld Structural Mill to Arcelor Mittal
  • sold the Black Chrome mine, a 20-million ton chrome and platinum group metals resource to Sail Minerals on behalf of the secured creditor
  • led the sale of all operational assets of Highveld Steel and Vanadium
  • appointed by Glencore to oversee the restructure and sale of Optimum Coal Holdings a 10-million ton per annum mining and export operation

Of interest...

  • Piers has a need for speed. He rides an electric scooter as part of his daily commute, and likes to race cars on the track every once in a while. Learn more about Piers in his Faces of Farber profile

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Education & qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant (CA), South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (2000)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm), University of Witwatersrand, South Africa (1998)

Affiliations & recognitions

  • Head, Mining and Metals BTG Global Advisory
  • South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA)
  • The South Africa Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Turnaround Management Association