ABOUT US
Passion. Experience. Diligence.

About Us

The Ravensberg Group is an independent, advisory consulting firm which provides Tax, Private Client Office advisory and consulting services to high net worth individuals. We serve both Private Individuals and Corporate clients.

We provide a first class offering to our clients to achieve their value creation goals with a meticulous approach and broad-based knowledge.

The Ravensberg Group is headed up by Chirag Lakhani. He joined Baker Tilly Greenwoods, one of Cape Town’s oldest and largest accounting, auditing and independent advisory firms, in January 2000 and qualified as a CA (SA) in 2004. He was admitted as a partner to the firm in 2005, one of the youngest partners in the firm's history, and was appointed a senior partner in 2015. There he headed up the foreign exchange and international taxation division gaining extensive knowledge in foreign exchange regulations, international taxation, and the mechanisms thereof. He's acted in an advisory capacity in transactions relating to group restructuring given his in-depth understanding of the related legislation.

Chirag also has extensive experience in Trust Management. He has been a trustee of numerous trusts with high net-worth individuals, including those with total asset values ranging from $20m-$500m per trust. He was first appointed as a trustee in 2005 and maintained the role of either a trustee or in an advisory capacity to both the patriarch and family members.

About Us

Founder

Chirag Lakhani
OUR FOUNDER

Chirag Lakhani

BCom, PGDA (University of Cape Town), CA (SA)

Chirag Lakhani joined Baker Tilly Greenwoods in January 2000 and qualified as a CA (SA) in 2004, thereafter he was admitted as a Partner & Director in 2005 where he became a Senior Audit Partner in 2015.

He's has been involved in the audits of various international, listed and private companies in a variety of sectors, including retail, service, investment holding and manufacturing. Chirag has also been involved in various consultations and restructuring transactions relating to group restructuring and has an in-depth understanding of the related legislation.

He headed up the foreign exchange and international taxation division at Baker Tilly Greenwoods and has an extensive knowledge of foreign exchange regulations and international taxation and the mechanisms thereof.

He has a good understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), IFRS for Small and Medium Enterprises, FIC and FSCA regulations.


Clients

A FEW BRANDS WE WORK WITH
Due to the nature of work most of our clients tend to remain confidential.
Sazerac
Lusitania
Southern Comfort
Optimum
Advanced Global Medical Solutions
Visual Link
Greymatter and Finch
Nilberg
Chantelles
Youngman roofing and sheet metal works

Partners

SPECIALIST FIRMS WE WORK WITH
"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. " - John Donne.

We pride ourselves on having an extensive global network of partner firms and specialists. We do not pretend to know everything, however, what we don’t know, we can find out in two phonecalls or less.

Lio Global
Nedbank Private Wealth
Gloabl Residency solutions
Pleion Gestion De Fortune
Investec Private Banking
Investec Asset Managments
Sanlam Private Wealths
Pomona wealth
Rosemont Monaco SAM
Pictets
CMBARRY & CO.
Optimum financial services groups

Loyalty. Trust. Integrity.
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