Executive Director & head of Funding Solutions
Addendum Financial Technologies
Executive Director, Ian, joined Addendum to found the Funding Solutions division in 2017. The division’s first platform, Debt Solutions, provides corporate debt issuers with an efficient, cost effective and direct connection into the capital markets and has helped companies issue over R15bn billion worth of debt in this way. More recently, the new Addendum Marketplace platform has been launched to help debt capital markets participants interact with similar ease and efficiency in the secondary market.
Ian began his career as a healthcare actuarial consultant before moving into investment banking. Prior to joining Addendum, he spent almost 10 years at Macquarie Bank where he was responsible for the structured finance desk. Ian has significant experience across a range of client solutions including structured lending, preference share funding, BEE funding and structured derivatives. Ian’s combination of technical skills and market experience leaves him well equipped to distil seemingly complicated client needs into simple and cost-effective solutions.
Ian received a BSc (Hons) degree from the University of Cape Town, a Masters in Finance from INSEAD Business School and is a qualified actuary.
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