David was a founding member in 1987 of what became independent investment bank Real Africa Durolink (RAD). He was the managing director of RAD Investment Bank and a director of the listed holding company.
He has extensive corporate and structured finance experience, having initiated, developed and implemented transactions for listed and unlisted companies over a period of more than 30 years.
Over this period he has been instrumental in establishing various asset management businesses managing and investing in mezzanine debt, corporate debt and private equity.
David formed Nodus in 2003 and is the managing director of Nodus Capital.
BCom (Hons) (Accounting), H Dip Tax, CA (SA)
Gary joined Nodus in 2006 from Moore Stephens MWM Inc.
His experience includes management and leveraged buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance solutions, BEE transactions, debt and equity capital raisings, project finance, valuations, due diligence investigations and financial modelling.
Bcompt (Hons), CA (SA)
Johan joined Nodus in 2006 from Deloitte Corporate Finance, where he was a senior manager in the M&A Advisory division.
His experience includes management and leveraged buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance solutions, BEE transactions, debt and equity capital raisings, private equity investments and management, de-listings, valuations, fairness opinions, due diligence investigations and financial modelling.
BCom (Hons) (Accounting), PGDA, Adv Dip (Tax), CA (SA)
Sebastian completed his articles at KPMG in the Information and Consumer Markets division, specialising in motor retail and finance, airline, and insurance clients.
Sebastian completed an MBA at the Gordon Institute of Business Science with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, business finance, strategy and innovation. He joined Nodus in 2015.
Sebastian has experience in valuations, business finance and financial modelling.
BAcc (Hons), CA (SA), MBA (GIBS)
Kim joined Nodus in 2015. She served her articles at Deloitte where she qualified in 2013, before moving into the Deloitte Corporate Finance division with a focus on due diligence, both buy-side and sell-side advisory within private equity, listed corporates, banking clients, TMT, manufacturing, consumer, financial services and service industry sectors.
BAcc (Hons), CA (SA)
Elsje joined Nodus Investment Managers in 2016 from Investec’s Power and Infrastructure Finance team, where she focused on large scale infrastructure projects throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. She has extensive experience in the financing industry, including working at the Industrial Development Corporation to develop, analyse, finance and support projects and companies in South Africa. This included partnering with international investors to establish manufacturing facilities in the country
BEng Hons (Cum Laude), MBA (Cum Laude), CFA
Lauren joined Nodus in 2004. She performs the role of accounts manager and is responsible for the financial accounting and reporting of the group, as well as assisting the team with documentation and administration during the implementation and closing phases of transactions.
Lauren is the Nodus FIC Compliance Officer and Counter-Money Laundering Officer.
Cristina completed her articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Financial Services division in 2016, specialising in clients in the Banking and Capital Markets industry. Cristina has had sound exposure to two of South Africa’s largest banks as well as extensive experience in the audits of Central Security Depository Participants. After completing her articles she joined Nodus in March 2017.
(BCom (Hons) (Accounting)
Bongi joined the Nodus support staff in 2014 from Mettle Specialised Finance. She is currently studying a BCompt in Financial Accounting Science through UNISA.
Steyn previously worked in the security industry as a security officer and holds a number of security related competency certificates. He is able to converse in a number of languages. Steyn joined Nodus in 2015 and is responsible for various administration and catering tasks.