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SNG Grant Thornton Forensics amalgamates with Exactech

SNG Grant Thornton, a member firm of Grant Thornton International, is pleased to announce that it has concluded the merger with Exactech, a leading digital and cyber forensics provider, effective 01 January 2021

This opportunity strengthens the firms’ forensic capability and credentials to provide a unique value to our clients. The merger is also a deliberate response that aims to address and alleviate increased fraud and cyber risk in today’s complex business environment.

Established in 2007, Exactech has successfully played a prominent role in providing clients across the globe, particularly Africa with digital forensics, cybersecurity and fraud risk management services.

Exactech solutions complement and enhances the current offerings of SNG Grant Thornton forensics.

Commenting on the merger Victor Sekese, Chief Executive of SNG Grant Thornton, said: “We are delighted to welcome Exactech as part of SNG Grant Thornton. This merger will significantly enhance our capabilities addressing clients’ challenges and emerging risks in the digital space we are thus well positioned to offer greater and even more significant value to our clients.”   

Commenting on the merger Pontso Nyathi, Forensic Director, SNG Grant Thornton said: “The addition of Exactech is significant to us and our clients. We maintain that our priority is to help our clients build resilience leveraging our unique value adding solutions. This means, we continuously look for ways that benefit our clients, not just for today but for tomorrow.”

Commenting on the merger, Antonio Pooe, Exactech Founder and CEO said:

“Our relationship with Grant Thornton goes back about six years ago and since then, we realised the immense value we can deliver to our clients through being part of the international Grant Thornton network. This merger is therefore a realization of a dream, and we are excited to see the fruits of our labour”.




For further information please contact:

Dr Antonio Pooe,















Notes to editors:


About Grant Thornton: Grant Thornton is a leading business adviser that helps dynamic organisations to unlock their potential for growth. Our brand is respected globally, as one of the major global accounting organisations recognised by capital markets, regulators and international standards-setting bodies.


‘Grant Thornton’ refers to the brand under which the Grant Thornton member firms provide assurance, tax and advisory services to their clients and/or refers to one or more member firms, as the context requires.

SNG Grant Thornton is a member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). GTIL and member firms are not a worldwide partnership. GTIL and each member firm is a separate legal entity. Services are delivered by the member firms. GTIL does not provide services to clients.

GTIL and its member firms are not agents of, and do not obligate, one another and are not liable for one another’s acts or omissions.


About Exactech: Exactech Pty Ltd is a South African company specializing in Digital Forensics, Cybersecurity and Fraud Risk Management. The company provides services to clients from across the globe, with a strong focus on the African continent.


Exactech was formed in 2007 by Antonio Pooe. The primary focus was Digital Forensics & Data Analytics services. In January 2008, the Fraud Prevention and Detection focus was established by Mario Fazekas and was aligned with the Cyber Forensic service solution to bring a more holistic approach to Fraud Risk Management.

Over the years, Exactech expanded its services to include information security and forensic investigations and continued to position itself as a trusted provider of forensic technology consulting services.



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