Fellowship Year: 2023
Nationality: South Africa
Job Title: Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
Organisation: Sub-Saharan Africa, J.P. Morgan


Job Title: Head of Mergers & Acquisitions

Organisation: Sub-Saharan Africa, J.P. Morgan

Professional History: Njabulo Ngubane is an Executive Director in J.P. Morgan’s Sub Saharan Africa Investment Banking team with his primary focus on strategic Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) transactions in the region. He joined J.P. Morgan in February 2019 as a Vice President in the Investment Banking team and previously worked at Deutsche Bank South Africa within the Corporate Finance and M&A team. Over his 14 year international banking career, Njabulo has worked on a number of landmark transactions in equity and equity-linked capital markets in addition to M&A transactions. His transaction experience also encompasses a number of sectors and countries and he views cross-border transactions an area where international banks can add the most value to clients through know-how and international networks.
Njabulo is also a J.P. Morgan representative on the Investment Committee of the Abadali Fund. This is a ZAR300 mn development established in partnership with the Department of Trade & Competition (dtic) which focuses on majority-owned and managed Small and Medium Enterprises in South Africa that are not able to access financing from traditional financial institutions.

Academic and professional credentials: BBus Sc Honours (Economics) degree - University of Cape Town
Executive Program - Columbia Business School,USA



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