About us

Independent Advisory, with offices in Stellenbosch, Western Cape and Roodepoort, Gauteng, is one of the leading professional advisory firms in the field of restructuring and business rescue, insolvency and corporate recovery advice, legal consulting, business advice and corporate finance services in South Africa.

Highly motivated qualified professional staff and consultants, equip our firm with expertise in this exciting and specialised commercial environment.

The experience of our professionals in insolvencies, liquidations, business rescues and the restructuring of many companies and businesses extend over the past thirty two years. Our Managing Director, Hans Klopper, serves on on the National Council of the South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA) and used to be on the Board of Directors of INSOL INTERNATIONAL.

Two other directors, Hillary Plaatjies and Dawie van der Merwe serve on the Western Cape and Northen Region regional Councils of SARIPA respectively.

Our firm's international profile is evidenced that we are part of hww insolvency cooperation partners, an international co-operation partnership. We have furthermore formed an strategic alliance with the EXCEED Group.

Independent Advisory advised on and restructured a wide variety of matters over the entire spectrum of the economy. Some of our recent high profile matters include the insolvency administration of:

  • King Financial Holdings, where Rynette Pieters has been appointed joint provisional liquidator and where the Financial Services board (FSB) issued a report. CLICK HERE to view the the Report.
  • Insolvent Estate Brett Kebble, where Hans Klopper is one of the joint trustees and involved in unraveling the affairs of the slain mining magnate
  • The C N A matter administered by Hans Klopper, and Dawie van der Merwe, which included the disposal of 139 stores to the value of approximately R 142 million.

Furthermore, some of our present and past business rescue and restructuring matters include Pearl Valley Golf Estate, Wedgewood Village Golf and Country Estate, Civcon, Dipcivils and some 160 other matters since 2011.

We have the expertise to provide Tax Advice and to assist with business broking and corporate finance.

We are able to source the correct advice for almost any business and legal problem where we will serve our clients with diligence and efficiency.