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The Team

Johan Rossouw

Managing Director / Strategy
Qualifications – B Com, B Com (Hons) and M Com (Economics) – cum laude
Tel: +27 21 481 6200
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Johan Rossouw, Group Economist of the Vunani Group, has been a professional Economist since 1988. He has been involved in financial markets since 1996 and has been a rated analyst in both Economic Trends and Fixed Interest Research for many years. Johan has extensive experience, primarily as a Sell-Side Analyst, but has also managed domestic bond, money market, as well as international portfolios as an employee of a domestic asset management company. He held the position of Chief Economist and Strategist at various stockbroker companies such as ABN Amro Securities (Pty) Ltd. He also assumed various managerial positions and is currently the Managing Director of Vunani Securities (Pty) Ltd.



Hurbey Geldenhuys

Head of Research/Equity Analyst (Platinum)

Qualifications – B Sc, B Sc (Hons), GDE (Wits)
Tel: +27 11 384 2912
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Hurbey's working career started at Union Corporation, followed by The Minerals Bureau General Mining, E W Balderson Inc., ABSA Securities and SG Securities. Hurbey was rated in 1999 and 2000 in the Gold sector, as well as being rated in 2002 in the Platinum sector. He decided to take a break from the corporate world at the end of 2002 in order to pursue his creative interests and establish a ceramic studio, which is currently still in operation. He then joined Kagiso Securities in 2010 as a Mining Analyst, covering platinum. Hurbey joined Vunani Securities in December 2010 with the acquisition of Kagiso Securities and is currently the Head of Research and the Platinum Analyst at Vunani Securities.


 

Anthony Clark

 Equity Analyst (Small Caps/Food Producers)

Qualifications – ONC (Electrical Engineering), HND (Business & Finance)
Tel: +27 21 481 6200
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Anthony started his career as a qualified Electrical Engineer before gaining a Business & Finance HND from Cambridge. Entering the stock market initially in 1991 with Laing & Cruickshank Investment Management (Private clients), he joined Astaire & Partners in London in 1994 as an Equity Salesman, servicing a European institutional client base, trading in some 22 markets – the main one being South Africa. Recruited from London by Standard Equities as an Analyst in 1996, Anthony moved to Johannesburg where he covered Small Caps and the Engineering & Construction sector. In the ensuing years he worked within Investment Management, at Gensec/Sanlam from 1997, before moving back into Equity Sales at Nedcor Securities in 2001. In 2005 he was recruited by Barnard Jacobs Mellet as an Equity Salesman and also re-established himself as a Small Cap Analyst. Anthony joined Vunani Group in 2008, working as a Corporate Broker and more recently at Vunani Securities as a Small Cap Analyst. He has gained Financial Mail ratings in both Equity Sales and Small Cap research over the past ten years and is currently the top-rated Small Caps analyst in South Africa.


Arnold Werbeloff

Equity Analyst (Diversified Industrials)
Qualifications – B Bus Sci (UCT), MA (Economics) (UCT), MBA (Henley)
Tel: +27 11 384 2916
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Before his career in the financial markets, Arnold was involved in corporate planning as well as economic and marketing research in public companies Edgars Stores, AECI and PG Bison. He was Deputy Director of the Clothing Federation of South Africa from 1991 to 1994. From 1995 to 2002 he worked as an Equity Analyst at Fergusson Bros, Investec Securities and Societe-Generale. His areas of specialisation included Small and Medium Capitalisation Stocks (rated 5 in 1999 and 4 in 2001). Arnold joined Kagiso Securities in 2003 where he founded the Equity Analyst Training Programme. He moved across to Vunani Securities in December 2010 with the acquisition of Kagiso Securities. He is currently a Senior Equity Analyst covering Diversified Industrials (rated 5 in 2012) and he heads the Vunani Training Academy. Since 2004, Arnold has been involved in the training and development of more than 20 equity analysts. 


Irnest Kaplan, CFA

Equity Analyst (Information Technology)
Qualifications – B Sc Engineering (Electrical) – cum laude (Wits)
Tel: +27 83 325 7799
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Irnest is experienced in equity valuation, financial forecasting and business modelling. He is a CFA charter holder and was rated in the IT sector (Financial Mail Analyst Rankings Surveys) for 7 consecutive years from 2006 to 2012. He has been analysing the Technology sector as a Sell-Side Analyst for 10 years. His first few years as an analyst were served at Societe Generale, researching the Telecoms sector. Prior to that, Irnest spent 6 years working in the IT sector, mainly for Internet Solutions, a Dimension Data subsidiary. He also worked for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) as a Strategy Consultant. Irnest started his own research and consultancy business in 2003, analysing technology companies and performing various consulting services for selected technology companies. He was previously consulting for Kagiso Securities, but with the acquisition of Kagiso Securities in December 2010 he now consults to Vunani Securities as a Technology Analyst


 

Precious Monareng

Equity Analyst (Retail)
Qualifications – Bcom (Hons) Economics (University of Pretoria), Advanced Certificate in Emerging Markets and Country Risk Analysis (Fordham University), Bcom Economics (cum laude) (University of Pretoria)
Tel: +27 11 384 2905
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I completed both my undergraduate and honours degrees in Economics from the University of Pretoria in 2014 and 2015 respectively. I graduated with cum laude for my undergraduate degree. During my honours year, I was awarded a scholarship to study a short, intensive course in Emerging markets and country risk analysis with Fordham University in New York. During my academic years, I got exposed to companies like Coca-Cola Shanduka Beverages and Shanduka where I served as an intern, with exposure to creditors and debtors accounts. Prior to joining Vunani Securities, I was part of the South African Reserve Bank Cadet programme, where I was a trainee in the Economic Research Department under the Capital flow markets division. Currently, I am working for Vunani Securities as a trainee equity analyst in the retail sector.


Loftty Mmola

Equity Analyst (Mining)
Qualifications – Bcomm Economics and Applied Economics (University Of KwaZulu-Natal), Bcomm Honours (Economics) (University Of KwaZulu-Natal)
Tel: +27 11 384 2938
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Before Joining Vunani Securities I worked as a management consultant at Knox Darcy Management Consultant from September 2015 to January 2016 specialising in company performance improvement through workflows redesigning. Prior to that I worked as a trainee economic analyst at Shanduka Resources from 2014 – 2015 covering PGMs, coal and gemstones stocks as well as mining sustainability issues. I also served as a head research tutor at the University Of KwaZulu-Natal Writing Place from 2012- 2013 responsible for supervising research and providing writing coaching. I then joined Vunani Securities on 1 February 2016 as a trainee equity research analyst covering coal mining securities. 


Anda Teke

Trainee Equity Analyst

Qualifications – B Com (Economics & Finance)
Tel: +27 11 263 9500
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Anda obtained her BCom Economics and Finance from University of Cape Town in June 2016. She is due to complete her Bcom Honours in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management in June 2017. During her undergraduate final year at UCT, she was nominated by Allan Gray as a top performing EDU final year graduate. Before joining Vunani, she worked at Standard Bank as a Young Talent Graduate Co-ordinator from February 2016. Anda then joined Vunani Securities in February 2017 as an Equity Research Trainee.


Shirley Mabasa

Trainee Equity Analyst

Qualifications – B Com 
Tel: +27 11 263 9500
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Shirley obtained both her Undergraduate (2014) and postgraduate (2015) degrees in commerce from the University of the Witwatersrand. During her studies, she was awarded a postgraduate merit scholarship by the University of the Witwatersrand as well as a postgraduate scholarship by the Rothschild SA Foundation. Shirley was also jointly awarded for having the best research paper presentation at the annual Wits Business Science Postgraduate Conference. She then joined Accenture South Africa as a Management Consulting Analyst within their Financial Services division in 2016. Shirley then joined Vunani in February of 2017. 


Vunani Securities Traders:

  

Jonathan Feigin

Head of Equity Trading
Tel: +27 11 263 9546
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Jonathan started his stockbroking career in 1987 as a Portfolio Manager at Max Pollak and Freemantle. From 1991-1994 Jonathan was a Director and Divisional Head of the Equity Division at Boner and Freemantle. He Joined Investec Bank in 1994 and was part of a team that was responsible for setting up and running the Securities business for Investec Bank. Jonathan was a Director of Investec Securities and looked after Institutional, Corporate and High Nett worth clients. In 2003 he joined Consilium Securities and worked at Consilium until joining Vunani Securities in June 2015, where he is currently the Head of Equity Trading.


Anthony Hughes

Senior Equity Trader
Tel: +27 11 784 3077
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Anthony joined Vector Securities in 1999 in their Bonds Administration Division. Thereafter he moved on to the Trading Desk as a Junior Dealer. In 2006 Anthony was appointed as Senior Equity Dealer at Vunani Securities. He also completed a sales course through Dale Carnegie and leadership training through Wits University.


Oupa Madonsela

Senior Equity Trader
Tel: +27 11 784 3077
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Oupa Madonsela started his working life as a Mathematics teacher in 1997 at Gauteng Youth College in Pretoria. He joined Liberty Life in 1999 as a financial advisor until February 2004. In March 2004, Oupa joined PSG Online Securities as an Equities Trader and later as a CFD dealer. In 2006 he joined Consilium Capital (Pty) Ltd as an Institutional Equity Trader. In 2007, he became a member of the South African Institute of Stockbrokers. In 2009, he was appointed an Executive Director at Consilium Securities. He was appointed Stockbroker-in-Control and Equity Derivatives Compliance Officer at Consilium in 2012. He helped establish Maru Asset Managers in 2013 where was Executive Director responsible for operations. He joined Vunani Securities in June 2015. He completed the Programme in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management with UNISA in 2003, and the Diploma in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management with the University of Johannesburg in 2008. He holds an undergraduate degree in Education and a B Ed (Hons) degree from Wits University. He also completed a B Com (Hons): Business Management with UNISA in 2014. 


Meshack Mokoba

Senior Equity Trader
Tel: +27 11 784 3077
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Meshack has been has 15 years' experience of trading. He is a highly skilled trader with extensive knowledge of financial markets. He is a focused, analytical and quick thinking financial professional with strong communication skills and ability to comprehend, translate and act upon market fundamentals and breaking news. Before joining Vunani Securites, he was a senior trader at Sinayo Securities (Constant Capital) for almost three years. He has also worked as a trader at Tlotlisa Securities (Pty) Ltd from 2006 until 2008, Legae Securities from 2004 to 2006 and Sanlam Capital Markets from 2001 to 2003.Meshack has holds a BSc in Statistics from the University of Cape Town. 


Kamal Parbhoo

Senior Derivative & Equity Trader
Tel: +27 11 784 3077
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Kamal obtained a BCom Investment Management Degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2006. In 2007 he started working at Afrifocus Securities as an Equity and Derivatives trader on the private client's desk. He then moved to the Institutional desk later in 2007 where he stayed till end of May 2016. His focus was on Equity Sales and Derivatives trading for Institutions and hedge funds. In 2014 he completed his Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Asset types & Investment Planning and Principles of Portfolio Management at the University of Free State. He joined Vunani Securities as an Equity Sales and Senior Derivatives trader on 1st June 2016.


Zizo Maraule

Junior Equity Trader

Qualifications - BSc Environmental Studies (WSU)
Tel: +27 11 784 3077
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Zizo completed her BSc Environmental Studies at the Walter Sisulu University 2013, with some exposure to Micro Economics and Applied Statistics. She then became a sales assistant in Cuba Tobacconist 2014 where she got sales experience. Zizo then joined Vunani Securities in April 2015 as a trainee equity trader.


Lunga Bhengu

Sales Trader
Tel: +27 11 263 9517
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Lunga Bhengu graduated at the University of Johannesburg with a BCom degree in Corporate Entrepreneurship in 2011. He then started a day trading company which focused on currencies, commodities and international index futures. In 2013 he joined Consilium Capital SA as an Investment Analyst and Equity Trader focusing on local and international equities. He joined Vunani Securities in April 2016.


 

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