We believe in setting our own standard, embracing a pioneering spirit that pushes boundaries and opens up bold new possibilities for all our stakeholders.



To be the leading merchant bank and asset manager in Africa; and a trusted and inspirational partner founded on innovation, deep local roots and insights.



  • Teamwork – We believe that working as a team is an important source of competitive advantage.
  • Integrity – Integrity is the outcome of our thought-process as much as our actions. It ensures that our values and deeds are aligned.
  • Diligence – We take pride in being objective and meticulous in everything we do.
  • Innovation – Ours is a proactive mind-set, in constant search for ways to add more value to our stakeholders.
  • Excellence – We believe that we can uphold high standards without compromising the delivery of exceptional performance.
  • Respect – We recognise that there is value for our stakeholders in our diverse backgrounds, skill-sets and views.


  • In-Sync: Through Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. We work united as one firm, and raise our collective game to become an inspiring and trusted partner to clients
  • Empowered: Through Diligence, Innovation and Excellence. We are free to challenge convention, constantly raise the bar, and contribute towards intelligent and insightful solutions.
  • Impactful: Through Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence. We do the right thing, even when nobody is looking; setting our own standard as guided by our moral compass, and everyday add value to our colleagues, clients and society.