Yaron is a director at Grindrod Bank, Oaklins' member firm in South Africa. His expertise covers listings and IPOs, advising on merger and acquisition transactions, valuations, due diligence investigations, independent fairness opinions on public company transactions and advising clients on public market regulatory requirements. Yaron’s experience covers a broad range of industries, including financial services, logistics, manufacturing and property investment. Transactions Yaron has advised on include the acquisition and take-private of Interwaste Holdings, the unbundling and separate listing on the JSE and Nasdaq of Grindrod Shipping, the capital raising for financial services group Finbond and a number of acquisitions for chemicals group Rolfes.
Prior to joining Grindrod Bank, Yaron was a director at Grant Thornton Corporate Finance, where he spent five years after completing his training in the firm's audit division and qualifying as a chartered accountant. Yaron is a JSE approved executive and CFA charterholder.