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Robert Fihrer

Founder and Director, South Africa

Rob founded Capricorn Fund Managers with Damon Hoff in 2003. Prior to this he was at Gensec Bank, where he gained extensive hands-on experience as an equity trader, bond and equity portfolio manager and then corporate financier.

Rob was responsible for setting up a series of very successful proprietary hedge funds within Gensec Bank during this period. In addition to managing the hedge funds, he also assumed the responsibility of managing the pension fund assets on behalf of the bank and its employees.

Rob is the CEO of the South African office and responsible for Capricorn Capital Partners (Pty) Ltd and Capricorn Fund Managers (Pty) Ltd.

Rob is primarily responsible for all corporate finance activity for the South African Private Equity business and strategy, risk management and investor relations for Capricorn Fund Managers.