Our Team

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Excess of 200 years of combined experience.

About Us

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Prime Investments was formally established in 2005 with the long term objective of building for the future. We provide independent business enablement services to the global financial services markets.

Made up of several core group companies, we offer tailor made administration and investment product solutions that enable asset managers and investment specialists to both establish and efficiently grow bespoke financial services products within complex regulatory environments.

Our aim is to assist our partners in creating long term sustainable economic growth in-country and to provide them with expertise and knowledge where possible.

Margaret T.

Venturr CEO

Prime Financial Services (Pty) Ltd (“PFS”) is powered by:

  • Global Fund Administrators (Pty) Ltd
  • Global Independent Administrators (Pty) Ltd
  • Global Employee Benefits (Pty) Ltd
Braydon Butler

The Capital Venture

Focused on providing competitive and cost effective investment solutions.

We provide access to a number of registered and approved product solutions and also affords clients the opportunity to create customised / tailored financial solutions for their businesses and clients.

Our Vision

To be a successful investment firm through the application of the highest professional standards, drawing on our investment experience.

Our Mission

To provide unique and high quality financial products and services which are in line with the market.

Our Team

Meet Our Experts

Our management team has in excess of 200 years of combined experience in the financial services industry and include qualified Chartered Accountants, Chartered Financial Analysts, Actuaries and Admitted Attorneys.

Jacques Zaayman

Group Director
BCom

Jacques joined the Prime Investments Group in 2009 and has fulfilled various roles since, including asset administration, project management, pooled life fund management, liability administration and client relationship management. Jacques now fulfils the role of Key Accounts Manager within Group.

Douglas Stott

CEO & Group Director
BCom Accounting (Hon) CA (SA)

Doug is a qualified Chartered Accountant and was appointed CEO of the Prime Investments Group at the start of 2021. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector, having worked as a COO for Sentio Capital Management (Pty) Ltd, a quantitative asset manager, and in senior roles for various financial services companies. Doug completed his accounting articles with KPMG in Johannesburg and gained global financial experience during his 3 years in London.

Hano Massÿn

COO
BCom Accounting

Hano Massÿn is a recent addition to the Prime Investments Group. Coming from an audit background, Hano brings with him a process-driven approach to financial systems administration. His passion and determination make him a valuable asset to the team. He is eager to learn and apply his expertise to help grow the Group and its clients. As John Maynard Keynes famously said: “An economy is run by people, not numbers.”

Rudolph Bouwer

Head of Finance
BCom Accounting (Hon) CA (SA)

Rudolph is a qualified Chartered Accountant who completed his articles at BDO and subsequently gained experience in the financial services sector with KPMG. He has over 11 years’ experience in public practice performing a variety of engagements, ranging from client accounting services to audit and assurance engagements. Prior to joining the Group, Rudolph also managed an accounting practice striving for excellence in service delivery.

Danielle Green

Head of Client Services & Group Director
B.Econ

Danni has 10 years experience in the Financial Industry. She joined the Prime Investments Group after completing her studies at Rhodes University. During her time at the Group she has solidified her industry knowledge and expertise in operational and investment administration processes, project management, product administration and client services with an emphasis on our offshore business.

Simore Visser

Head of Legal
LLB, Admitted Attorney

Simore started her articles in 2013 where she gained extensive litigation experience. Whilst enjoying labour, privacy and family law, Simore excelled at commercial drafting. In 2017, Simore joined the Prime Investments Group where she currently heads up the Legal Department. Her main areas of responsibility are to draft and negotiate contracts, provide business-focused legal advice, identify legal risks and to keep all departments abreast of developments in laws and regulations that may potentially affect the Group.

Johan Esterhuizen

Investment Project Specialist

Johan is a recent addition to the team and brings with him an extensive investment background spanning some 24 years. Johan started his journey at Mutual & Federal where he honed his experience of Investment and Treasury Management. He later joined Fedgroup Financial Services as an Asset Manager, becoming an integral part of the team, and expanding his experience in pooled life fund management and liability administration for the next 9 years. As thew newest members of the team, Johan is looking forward to applying his expertise within the Group’s environment.

Charl de Kock

CFO & Group Director
BCom Accounting (Hon) CA (SA)

A qualified CA, Charl has over 10 years’ audit, finance and business experience, both locally and abroad. Charl started his career at a Big 4 audit firm and spent three years in the UK gaining international financial services experience. Charl has audited large multinational corporations, and gained a wide range of technical, project management and financial reporting experience. Charl joined the Prime Investments Group in early 2022 as our CFO, supporting strategy development and helping enable its execution by providing leadership, not only to the finance department, but also to the Executive Team.

Independent Board Directors / Trustees

Johnathan Kirby

Independent Director

BCom Accounting (Hon) CA (SA)

Jon served as the CFO of SABMiller and ABInbev Africa and South Africa for 20 years. Jon, a qualified Chartered Accountant, has worked across multiple African countries and is an experienced leader, having managed a large team across the continent. Jon’s expertise is consumer goods, finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategy development and managing people. Jon is currently a non-executive director on 6 boards across Africa, including Prime.

Ali Solim

Independent Director

BCom (Hons) Investment & Risk Management, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Actuary

Vivian Cohen

Independent Director, Principal Officer

BSc FIA FSS FASSA, Actuary

Vivian Cohen has more than 50 years’ experience in the retirement fund industry. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of South Africa. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society.

Stanley Rapetsoa

Chairperson & Independent Trustee

B Com Accounting, Internal Audit Quality Assurance Review (QAR), Commercial Forensic Accounting (CFA Accredited)

Stanley has over 18 years post articles experience. He entered the retirement funds industry in 2011, responsible for the co- source internal audit for Government Employee Pension Fund and Pension Administration Agency. He is currently the chairperson of the Amplats Group Provident Fund and the Prime Retirement funds. Mr Rapetsoa is a director and co-founder of Mamara Consulting.

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