- Designation: Co-Founder and Director
Andreas has over 20 years of Investment Banking experience across the European Union, the United Kingdom and Southern Africa. Andreas co-founded Taurum in 2016, with the objective of assisting clients in the mining sector to realise maximum value through corporate activity, such as the disposal of Keaton Energy to Wescoal Limited. Throughout his extensive and international career he advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions, equity capital raisings, restructurings, disposals and listings. Most of Andreas’ mining experience has been obtained in the gold, platinum group metals (PGM) and coal sector.
Andreas was the head of the corporate finance division of Bravura, an independent South African Investment Banking advisory firm, for 2 years. Between 2007 – 2014 Andreas was a partner at Qinisele Resources in Johannesburg, a boutique corporate finance advisory house focused on the mining and resources sector where he advised on M&A and capital markets transactions for a broad range of junior to large-cap clients, including Harmony Gold, Keaton Energy and Jubilee Platinum. Prior to that he worked in the Corporate Finance team at Investec Bank. Andreas also spent 5 years working in London at UBS Investment Bank and Morgan Stanley.
Andreas was admitted as a Chartered Accountant (CA(SA) in 2000, having completed his 3 years articles with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and is also a CFA® charterholder and qualified Certified Global Management Accountant.