TMF South Africa

Providing critical compliance and administrative services in South Africa and around the world

With offices located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, TMF South Africa has been providing corporate compliance services since 2003.

From our initial focus on the securitisation industry, we have expanded to cover a broad range of corporate business and compliance solutions in the South African structured finance, corporate securities and global business services markets. We also provide security SPV/debt guarantor services to syndicated loan structures, commercial paper regulated deals and other structured funding SPVs.

Our client-focused team of experienced accountants, company secretaries, lawyers and paralegals are supported by strong, professional administrators with a proud record of excellence.

In addition to providing a range of services for listed local and multinational companies, our clients include leading South African and international banks, and we work closely with many major law firms and investment houses in South Africa.

Our services

Flexible delivery of bookkeeping, accounts, management reporting and tax services to local and international standards, keeping you compliant

One of the largest independent administrators of structured finance entities in the world, with teams in all key onshore and offshore locations

We support full fund lifecycles with global solutions tailormade for each client, creating value and operational efficiency for asset managers

Our expertise in corporate secretarial, regulatory compliance and fiduciary services can help you manage and maintain entities across borders

We simplify global payroll operations and HR transformation with fully managed and standardised payroll processing alongside HR admin support

Private wealth and family offices

Our services for private clients and their extended families cover all requirements, from complex cross-border assets to succession planning

Local services

In addition to our Global Services, TMF South Africa can help businesses with:

Portfolio Risk Mortgage Management System (PRoMMiSe)

Created as a management information system in 2001, PRoMMiSe has evolved as a tool to administer a wide variety of asset backed security (ABS) data for asset and liability reporting, such as:

  • investor reporting
  • fair value reporting
  • performance measurement reporting
  • data consistency
  • accuracy reporting

It can handle the complete value chain typically involved in the securitisation process, and can manage different asset types, including:

  • mortgages
  • lease receivables
  • credit cards
  • micro loans
  • consumer loans
  • SME loans
  • corporate loans.

PRoMMiSe also delivers high quality consultancy services, structured finance advisory and data analysis.

PRoMMiSe platform solutions and services are used by a broad range of clients, from banks to trust firms, insurance companies, lease companies, pension funds, central banks, rating agencies and data vendors.

Expat services

Our local experts can provide assistance with temporary residence applications in the following categories:

  • ‘General’ work visas
  • Intra company transfer work visas
  • Critical skills work visas
  • Section 11(2) visitor’s visas
  • Business visas
  • Corporate visas
  • Permanent residence applications
  • ‘Undesirable status’ waiver applications
  • Expat tax compliance
  • General staff recruitment

Get in touch to find out more about how we can help you to grow, invest and succeed in South Africa.

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Stewart Adams

Head of MEA Market

Nick Clarke

Managing Director


Our staff are qualified professionals with associations such as:

  • Chartered Accountants (SA)
  • Association of Certified Chartered Accountants
  • admitted attorneys
  • Chartered Secretaries of Southern Africa

TMF South Africa is an active member of:

  • The South African Securitisation forum (SASF)
  • South African Oil & Gas Alliance (SAOGA)
  • British Chambers of Business (BCB)
  • The FD & CFO Centre
  • South Africa International Network (SAIN)
  • The SA Israel Chamber of Commerce (SAICC)
  • Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA)
  • Loan Market Association (LMA)

What sets our
services apart?

More than 50 years’
experience helping
companies to expand
and operate

A global leader and the
only provider capable of
bundling corporate
secretarial, payroll, and
accounting services

One firm, with a global
master service
agreement, consistent
service and

We make a complex
world simple

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world.

Our 9,100 experts and 120 offices in 85 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.

We know how to unlock access to the world’s most attractive markets – no matter how complex – swiftly, safely and efficiently. That’s why more than 60% of the Fortune Global 500 and FTSE 100, and almost half the top 300 private equity firms, work with us.

Our unique global delivery model, underpinned by our innovative digital platforms, means we can cover sectors as diverse as capital markets, private equity, real estate, pharmaceuticals, energy and technology, with experts on the ground providing local support.

With year-on-year growth averaging 8% since 2013, TMF Group is a trusted and reliable partner. Whether operating across one border or many, with a handful of staff or several thousand, we have the business-critical support you need to expand, operate and grow while remaining compliant, everywhere.

Get in touch with us today to discuss your needs

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