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TEAM TAURUM

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Andreas Lobert
Co-Founder and Director
+27 82 855 0478
alobert@taurum.co.za
Gregory Nichles
Co-Founder and Director
+27 82 563 4733
gnichles@taurum.co.za

Andreas studied B.Comp (Accounting) at Stellenbosch University. He completed his articles at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2000 and was admitted as a Chartered Accountant (CA(SA), whereafter he joined Morgan Stanley’s Dividend Arbitrage team in London.

 

During this period, Andreas also completed his CFA (Certified Financial Analyst) studies.  In 2003 he moved into the Investment Banking division of UBS (London), where he worked in both the healthcare and telecoms sector teams. In 2005 he returned to South Africa and joined the Corporate Finance team at Investec Bank.

 

In 2007 Andreas became a partner at Qinisele Resources, a Corporate Finance boutique focused on the minerals and mining sector. Most of Andreas’ mining experience has been gained in the coal, gold and PGM sectors. 


In 2014, Andreas joined a South African based Corporate Finance Advisory Boutique and headed up the Cape Town team and in 2015 assumed the role of Head of Corporate Finance at this firm, overseeing a team of 12 professionals.  In 2016 Andreas co-founded Taurum

Andreas has throughout his extensive and international career advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions, equity capital raisings, restructurings, disposals and listings.

Greg obtained a B Com (Accounting Sciences) cum laude and was admitted as a Chartered Accountant (CA(SA)) upon completion of his articles in 2001. Greg is also a qualified Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

 

Greg has over 14 years corporate finance experience that started at Deloitte Corporate Finance, which he joined after completing his articles and spending 7 months in the Eindhoven practice. As a senior manager, Greg managed several due diligences, valuations and disposal processes, the largest being the privatisation of South African Forestry Company Limited.

 
In 2004, Greg joined Investec Corporate Finance where he advised extensively across all aspects of corporate finance including listings, de-listings, mergers and acquisitions, disposals, capital raising, group restructurings and BEE transactions across numerous sectors.

 

In 2006, Greg joined RFA and has subsequently advised on several complex transactions spanning the full spectrum of services including debt arranging, disposal processes, acquisitions, restructurings, BEE transactions and strategy.  Greg has experience in the PGM, nickel, copper, chrome, iron ore, coal and gold sectors.  In 2016 Greg co-founded Taurum.