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PeterArmitage

ABOUT Peter

Chief Executive Officer

PeterArmitage

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0686

Peter is a CA (SA) and started his career in global financial markets in 1994. He has worked as an analyst, head of research and chief investment officer at a number of SA’s top financial institutions. Peter has been rated the top investment analyst in the annual Financial Mail rankings a record 21 times. Peter founded the Anchor Group in January 2012.

NEILBROWN

ABOUT NEIL

Head Anchor Asset Management

NEILBROWN

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0627

Neil has in the financial services industry since 1993. He was part of the founding teams of both Glacier and Citadel Administration Services and was then the CEO of The Citadel Group. Neil has the following qualifications BSC, BComm Honours (in Actuarial Science), and CAT.

NolanWapenaar

ABOUT Nolan

Co-Chief Investment Officer

NolanWapenaar

E: [email protected]

T: +27 21 401 8971

Nolan is a CA (SA) and holds a M Comm qualification. He started his career in fixed income in 1999, with experience gained in London, New York, and South Africa. He has previously worked at Rand Merchant Bank and Deutsche Bank.

DaleFranklin

ABOUT Dale

Retail and Institutional Business Development and Distribution

DaleFranklin

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0628

Dale completed his B.Com Hons in investment management. He has been in the financial services industry since 1998. He gained experience at various large financial institutions, eventually heading Sasfin Wealth, where he was responsible for the asset management, asset consulting and private wealth divisions. He also served as an exco member of Sasfin group. He joined Anchor in November 2014 and serves as an exco member of Anchor Asset Management.

Adele Westraat

ABOUT Adele

Legal Advisor and Internal Compliance Officer

Adele Westraat

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0648

Adele holds a Masters in Contract Law degree from the University of Pretoria and a B Com LLB degree from North West University. Since joining Anchor in 2015, she has been responsible for providing legal and compliance services. She gives internal legal advice, is responsible for the drafting of client mandates, agreements and risk and compliance monitoring. Before joining Anchor, Adele practiced as an Attorney.

Bryan Rudd

ABOUT Bryan

Investment Management

Bryan Rudd

E: [email protected]

T: +230 650 4035

Bryan has worked in South African, African and Global financial markets since 1999. He is currently employed by Anchor Capital (Mauritius) Ltd, where he is a director and actively involved in the investment process for the global offshore equities and multi-asset segregated funds. Preceding this, Bryan was an independent investment analyst, researching, analysing, and valuing global, African, and South African investment opportunities on a quantitative and qualitative basis. Previously, Bryan was also a senior international investment manager at Canon Asset Managers (Pty) Ltd.

Casey Delport

ABOUT Casey

Investment Analyst - Fixed Income

Casey Delport

E: [email protected]

T: +27 21 401 8982

Casey holds a MCom in Economics and joined Anchor in 2019. She brings her passion for economics into the fixed income space, particularly with regards to global and Africa country analysis.

Henry Biddlecombe

ABOUT Henry

Fund Management

Henry Biddlecombe

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0695

After working in the corporate finance team at Pinnacle Technology Holdings (JSE: PNC), Henry joined the Anchor investment team in 2015, initially as an equities analyst (contributing to both the local and offshore investment processes), and now as fund manager (he is co-manager of the Anchor BCI Global Technology Fund). Henry is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BCom Investment Management from the University of Johannesburg.

Lelethu Poswa

ABOUT Lelethu

Fixed Income Analyst

Lelethu Poswa

E: [email protected]

T: +27 21 401 8965

Lelethu holds a BBusSc triple-major degree from UCT, specialising in finance, economics and statistics. Lelethu has worked in the fixed income for companies such as Old Mutual Investment Group and Investec Asset Management. He joined Anchor in 2020 as a fixed income analyst focusing on the credit space.

Liam Hechter

ABOUT Liam

Fund Management

Liam Hechter

E: [email protected]

T: +44 (20) 3598 0345

Prior to joining Anchor at the beginning of 2014, Liam worked at KPMG. Liam studied B.Acc and B.Acc (Hons) at the University of Stellenbosch and is a qualified CA (SA) and a CFA charterholder. Liam is a co-fund manager on the Anchor BCI Equity Fund and is a co-manager on a number of Emerging Market Hedge Fund Mandates, Including the Anchor Accelerator Hedge Fund.

MikeGresty

ABOUT Mike

Analyst/ Fund Management

MikeGresty

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0571

Mike holds a CFA designation. He joined stockbroker, Barnard Jacobs Mellet in 1999, where he covered the SA banks and specialty financials sectors. In 2003, he moved Deutsche Bank, where Mike continued to cover local banks and specialty financials, before moving on to cover telecoms and media, as well local investment strategy. He was appointed head of investment research at Deutsche in 2008. In 2015, Mike joined Citibank before moving to Robert Cowen Investments in 2018 as CIO. During his years in investment research, Mike was recognised in the Financial Mail and Institutional Investor investment research surveys for coverage of the various sectors for which he was responsible, and he led the Deutsche research team to the top of the rankings.

Nick Dennis

ABOUT Nick

Fund Management

Nick Dennis

E: [email protected]

T: +27 21 401 8973

Nick has managed the Anchor Global Equity Fund (which won two 2020 Raging Bull Awards) since March 2015. Before joining Anchor, Nick was a Senior Investment Manager in the Emerging Market Equities team at Pictet Asset Management, in London. Nick is a CA (SA) and CFA Charterholder.

Nicole Marnewick

ABOUT Nicole

Asset Management Operations Manager

Nicole Marnewick

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0635

Nicole holds a B Com (Economics & Computer Science) degree from Rhodes University and a B Com (Hons) degree in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from UCT. She has extensive experience in the operational management of financial services companies. Prior to joining Anchor in July 2015 as operations manager, she worked at Sasfin where she was responsible for operations in the Asset Management and Asset Consulting divisions and later joined Absa Capital as a business analyst.

Peter Little

ABOUT Peter

Fund Management

Peter Little

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0685

Peter has worked in financial markets since 1997, initially in London and then New York before moving to South Africa in 2013. He worked for a number of global investment banks including JP Morgan, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland. Prior to moving to South Africa, Peter was head of fund management for Credit Suisse’s liquid hedge fund business. Peter is a CFA Charterholder.

Ross Mcconnochie

ABOUT Ross

Offshore Analyst and Portfolio Management

Ross Mcconnochie

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0584

Ross has worked for Robert Cowen Investments since 2011, with a current focus on offshore analysis and portfolio management. Ross holds a B. Bus Sci Finance Honours from the University of Cape Town and is a CFA charterholder.

SelehoTsatsi

ABOUT Seleho

Investment Analyst

SelehoTsatsi

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0697

In 2013, Seleho completed his BCom in Economics and Finance at Wits University, where he received the SASFIN Securities Prize. In 2014, he was awarded the Postgraduate Merit Award upon enrolment for Honours. He joined Cannon Asset Managers in January 2015 and moved to Anchor in November 2015. Seleho covers the basic materials sector locally and co-manages the Anchor BCI Global Technology fund. He is a CFA charterholder.

Thomas Hendricks

ABOUT Thomas

Quantitative Analysis - Fixed Income

Thomas Hendricks

E: [email protected]

T: +27 21 401 8972

Thomas started his career in financial markets in 2016, after 9 years of studying various disciplines and graduating with three degrees. His passion is a mathematical approach to understanding investments and ensuring that fundamental analysis meets quantitative analysis to generate returns.

Tshela Magoro

ABOUT Tshela

Operations Analyst

Tshela Magoro

E: [email protected]

T: +27 12 749 2007

Tshela studied finance and accountancy at Tshwane University of Technology and holds a National Diploma in Financial Markets and Instruments. Before joining Anchor in August 2016, she worked in Treasury Operations at Standard Bank, Investec, and MMI Holdings. She also has extensive experience in investment administration from her time at Curo and Maitland.

Unathi Solomon

ABOUT Unathi

Asset Management Operations Analyst

Unathi Solomon

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0640

Unathi holds a BCom degree in Accounting and Business Management from NMMU and a postgraduate diploma in investment analysis and portfolio management from UNISA. Before joining Anchor, she was an employee benefits (EB) accountant at Alexander Forbes responsible for financial and regulatory reporting for EB funds. Unathi also worked at Sygnia Asset Management, where she was responsible for various collective investment schemes (CIS) functions before joining IDS as a CIS manager.

Zinhle Mayekiso

ABOUT Zinhle

Investment Analyst

Zinhle Mayekiso

E: [email protected]

T: +27 11 591 0651

Zinhle has a BCom (Hons) in investment management and joined Anchor in 2020 as an investment analyst. Her passion for capital markets and knack for equity analysis has given her the opportunity to analyse diverse companies in emerging and frontier markets. She currently covers local equities with a predominant focus on the industrial and food-producing sectors.

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