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SIFISO SIMELANE

Head: Alternative Investements

Bcom, Bcom (Hons), Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management MEL

Sifiso is Head of Alternative Investments for Mianzo, he started his career in investments as an intern at RMB Asset Management where his part of the Institute of Investment Excellence. Sifiso then did a stint at Palau Structured Solutions, a boutique corporate finance, and advisory firm, where he worked as an associate. Sifiso then moved to the National Empowerment Fund as an investment associate and then a Senior Investment Associate. It is at the NEF where Sifiso developed his skills and experience for SME funding. His core function included; due diligence, financial modeling, investment report writing, and presentation to various investment committees. Sifiso also gained valuable experience in the area of turnaround and restructuring.

 

In 2018, Sifiso started his own capital raising and advisory firm, Kiwendo Capital, where he assisted various clients, across different Industries in raising capital for the business. Prior to joining Mianzo, Sifiso was a Fund Manager at the WDB Growth Fund. He was responsible for the development and implantation of the Fund Strategy, Investment Activities, Post Investment Activities, and reporting to the Board.

As Head of Alternative Investments Sifiso is responsible for:

 

-Alternative Investment Process

-Performance Management

-Product/Portfolio Design and Enhancement

-Portfolio Risk Management

-Enhancing Strategies