Associate Director – Transaction Advisory Services, EY
Graham Stokoe is EY’s Private Equity leader for Africa. He advises clients on the acquisition or sale of businesses in South Africa and across Sub-Saharan Africa. His transaction advisory experience includes buy and sell-side due diligence, M&A, working capital reports for stock exchange purposes, and advisory and support in respect to IPOs.
He joined EY Transaction Advisory Services in London in 2004, where he was a member of the PE team. He returned to South Africa in 2007. His last nine years of experience has included advising PE and corporate clients on transactions in various sectors including consumer products, industrials, retail, telecoms, IT and real estate, among others. He has advised numerous global and African PE funds.
Graham completed his BCom and BCom (Hons) at the University of Pretoria. He completed his articles at a Big 4 competitor firm and was involved primarily in telecoms, financial services and public sector audits. Following his articles, he undertook audit secondments in Toronto and then in London, before joining Ernst & Young.