Who We Are
Our team brings together a diverse set of skills together with decades of private equity investment experience. The team has 60 cumulative years of board room experience. We are all personally invested in the fund alongside our investors.
Nick spent a decade at RMB Ventures, a successful South African private equity house, partnering with owner-managers to produce excellent returns. Prior to RMB, Nick worked at Stern Stewart & Co. in New York City for four years, ultimately heading up its corporate finance practice, and for the Swiss Re group for six years. He is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries.
Dinilesizwe Geya (“Dini”)
Dinilesizwe (“Dini”) has 14 years experience across leverage finance, mezzanine finance and private equity having spent the first two years after articles at Brait as an investment analyst followed by seven years at Stanlib Credit Partners, three years at Absa as a Vice President in the High Yield and Leveraged Finance team and a further three years in private equity at Senatla Partners and the SA SME fund. Dini holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Accounting) and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) from the University of Cape Town and completed his CA(SA) through articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
After graduating from the University of Cape Town, Bernard immediately started his first business importing and wholesaling refurbished IT equipment. He then completed an MBA from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business and shortly thereafter accepted a role in the Corporate Finance division of Mazars where he spent five years. In 2011, Bernard started Oakmont Capital, an advisory firm focusing on originating deals for private equity funds.
Bernard is your typical Cape Tonian, who finds solutions to the world’s problems on the mountain, on the sea or in discussion with his two young daughters.