Tinus Maree (Director)
Tinus heads Dekka Capital, our specialist corporate finance and M&A Advisory business. He is an experienced investment banker with an international career track record of over 25 years that covers numerous successful transactions including listings on the Canadian, UK and South African securities exchanges. He has originated and advised on transactions in the international public- and private equity markets covering a wide selection of industries including mining, mineral exploration, information technology, mineral processing, financial services, real estate and agribusiness.
Lukas Coetsee (Director)
Lukas is our fixer. An independent thinker, experienced people manager and motivator. Lukas is an expert in the field of labour relations, where his career started out. He has worked across a wide spectrum of industries as business advisor. He has the ability to mobilise groups to accomplish group tasks and is appreciated by our clients for his strategic leadership qualities.
He is a great negotiator and deal maker. With a keen interest in entrepreneurship he has assisted a number of start-up businesses and enabled them to penetrate markets and grow. He regularly lectures on the topic of entrepreneurship and is a sought after speaker.
Pieter Moens (Director)
Pieter is a specialist consultant with joint responsibility for projects and transactions related to German, French and EU law, and he also provides translation services from and into French, German and English. He also provides transaction support and research support, and advises on international tax matters. Pieter holds a Master’s Degree in French and German Business Law, jointly offered by the Universities of Cologne, Germany and Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France. He also holds an undergraduate degree in private French law from the University of Savoie, France. He is a dual citizen of France and the Netherlands, and capable of working with clients in French, English and German. Pieter is currently completing a second LLM in Tax Law at the University of Cape Town.
Johani Maree-Moens (Director)
Johani is a specialist consultant with joint responsibility for projects and transactions related to French and European law. She provides translation services from and into French, Spanish and English. She also provides transaction support and research support, and advises on international intellectual property matters. Johani holds an LLB (Hons) from King’s College London, and two Master’s degrees from the University of Strasbourg, France – the first in French Commercial law, and the second in Banking and Finance law. She is a dual citizen of South Africa and Canada, and capable of working with clients in Afrikaans, English, French and Spanish. Johani is currently completing a third Master’s degree at the University of Cape Town, focusing on South African Intellectual Property Law.
Piet Delport (Specialist Consultant)
Piet is a specialist consultant with over 25 years of experience in the labour law and industrial relations environment. He is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and graduated from the University of Pretoria with an LLB and an LLM in Constitutional and Labour Law. A senior professional held in high regard by his clients and peers alike, he specialises in the Education sector of Public Service Employment Law and also advises employers, employers organisations and trade unions in the private sector.