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Siegmund Thetard - Senior Research Analyst

Siegmund completed Bachelor of Engineering and MBA at the University of Cape Town. He has more than 10 years’ experience in financial services as an analyst and portfolio manager with institutions such as Decillion, Atlantic Hedge and Northstar. Siegmund has joined the investment team at Skybound in November 2015 as a research and risk analyst.

 

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Lyon Botha - Financial Analyst

Lyon is a Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Stellenbosch University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting from UNISA.  His experience includes managing the business recovery division of Hobbs Sinclair Advisory and being responsible for financial reporting and analysis for the Leaf Property Fund (now a subsidiary of Redefine Properties).  Lyon is responsible for the initial financial due-diligence and ongoing monitoring of debt and equity positions held by the international funds of Skybound Capital.

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Courtney Botha - Senior Research Analyst

Courtney holds a BCom majoring in Economics and Law and a Postgraduate LLB degree from UCT, from where she graduated in 2013. Courtney joined Skybound in January 2014 as a Research Analyst. She works closely with the business development team and investment committee, specialising in country, market and fund research.

 

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Steve Tissiman - Research Analyst

Steve has a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics & Law and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Marketing, both completed at the University of Cape Town. His experience comprises primarily of portfolio administration and fund accounting on US based hedge funds. Steve joined Skybound Capital in January 2017 as a research analyst for the Prism Fund.

 

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Schalk Visagie - Research Analyst

Schalk attended the University of Stellenbosch where he completed a Master’s degree in Economics specialising in panel data analysis and labour market questions. During his study, he acted as a social policy research consultant for MQMI Market Intelligence and was involved with the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) working on sustainable practice in African states. Schalk formed part of Stellenbosch University’s first-year Economics tutorial program for three years and acted as a research assistant working on firm-level projects. He joined Skybound Capital in 2017 and acts as a Research Analyst.
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Karl Engelhart - Client Administration

Karl holds a BCom degree majoring in Financial Planning from the University of Stellenbosch, where he graduated in 2015.  Karl joined Skybound in December 2015 as a local administrator focusing on client services.