Nick Lazanakis

Director of Corporate Finance

BDO Johannesburg

+27 (0) 10 060 5000

+27 (0) 10 060 5452




Nick has 10 years' specialist transaction and valuation advisory experience, gained in big 4 corporate finance and investment banking environments.

Prior to joining BDO Corporate Finance, Nick co-founded Moore Stephens Corporate Finance with Andrew Naude, and built that firm into a top-ranked corporate finance practice (advising on transactions valued at over R5.5bn and achieving a 4th overall ranking in South Africa by transaction volume in the 2010 Dealmakers report).

In addition, Nick has advised on numerous inward listings on the JSE Limited in a lead advisor capacity, specifically in the mining and minerals sector. Nick has completed a number of SAMREC and SAMVAL compliant mining-related valuations and fairness opinions for JSE-listed entities


  • CA (SA)


Nick is accredited by the JSE as an independent valuation expert and together with Andrew Naude, acted as an independent advisor to the boards of public companies on 35 transactions in the last two years.