Hillie retired as the CEO of the Momentum Group in 2005, after which he focussed on private equity investments. During his tenure at the helm of Momentum, the company grew premium income by 21% per annum on average, with asset growth of 27% per annum and profit growth of 29% per annum. Hillie is acknowledged for his leadership qualities and strategic acumen. He is an actuary by profession.
Hillie joined Nodus in 2010 and is the managing partner of Nodus Investment Managers.
BCom (Econometrics), Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries
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)
After completing his articles at Grant Thornton, Anthony joined Liberty Life Properties in 1997 in the Investments & Developments department where he gained experience in the project management arena. During 1998, together with partners, Anthony co-formed a private financial services company (conducting business in the areas of equity arbitrage, corporate finance, private equity, debt origination and investment banking) where he held the role of Financial Director. In September 2000, Anthony joined SCMB Asset Management as the banking & insurance analyst. Pursuant to the formation of STANLIB Asset Management in April 2002, Anthony was appointed to the position of equity analyst and fund manager of the small cap investment funds. After 7 years with STANLIB Asset Management, Anthony joined Ellerine Bros. (Pty) Ltd as the internal investment professional. During December 2009, Anthony was appointed to the board of Adcorp Holdings Limited as the financial director and chief financial officer.
In March 2017 he joined Nodus Investment Managers.
B.Comm, B.Acc, CA(SA), CFA
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)
Leone completed her articles at PwC in the Financial Services division, specialising in insurance and investment management, where she gained exposure to JSE listed property funds, short-term and cell captive insurance clients, as well as the retirement fund industry. After completing her articles she worked in Washington D.C. for PwC in the Asset Management industry, and thereafter for PwC Accounting Consulting Services as an IFRS specialist in Johannesburg.
Leone joined Nodus in 2015 and is responsible for financial management throughout the Nodus Group.
BCom (Hons) (Accounting), CA (SA)