Lance is the managing director of i capital and is responsible for the overall day to day operations of the i capital Group. He is one of the original founders of i capital and serves as a director of all of the various group’s subsidiary companies. He has detailed knowledge and experience in investing and mergers and acquisitions garnered over the years by providing advice on numerous transactions as well executing various transactions undertaken by i capital.
He also has extensive knowledge of the regulatory environment affecting corporate finance transactions, including knowledge of the Companies Act, associated tax legislation, the Listing rules of the JSE and the Takeover Regulation Panel. In addition, he has an in-depth knowledge of the various types of valuation techniques utilised internationally.
He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in 1994 with a B.Comm BAcc (with distinction) and placed in the top ten in the board exam (QE) in 1995. He is currently a member of the JSE Issuer Services Advisory Committee. He is also a co-founder and past director of Young Business for South Africa, a non-profit organisation that aims to promote networking and understanding between all types of young economically active South Africans.
Prior to his co-founding i capital in 1998, Lance was an associate within the Corporate Finance division of the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS). At UBS he was involved in executing large corporate finance transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and disposals. Lance has been involved in the execution of a number of high-profile transactions involving large listed companies.
Prior to joining UBS, Lance served his articles at Price Waterhouse and was also employed in its corporate finance department. Lance is married to Roanna and is the proud father of four girls.