KNOWLEDGE

Knife Capital’s distinct competitive advantage lies in our value chain approach to development, investment, growth and exit of businesses.
This is embodied in our FMGR philosophy.

PARTNERS/DIRECTORS

PARTNERS/
DIRECTORS

KEET VAN ZYL

BAcc ACMA MBA
P&G l Investec l HBD VC

Keet has over 20 years of investment experience in private equity, banking and venture capital. He co-founded Knife Capital in 2010 to scale South African high-growth businesses globally. Keet is serving on the Board of SAVCA.

ANDREA BÖHMERT

M.Comm | MBA
Siemens | DiData | HP Ventures

Andrea is an investment executive with experience in the Corporate Sector, as an entrepreneur, as well as Fund Manager. She was responsible for raising, the initial setup and management of Hasso Plattner Ventures Africa.

EBEN VAN HEERDEN

CA (SA)
EY | Ohlthaver & List | HBD VC | DraperGain

Eben, a registered chartered accountant, has over 25 years of M&A experience in advisory, family office, private equity and venture capital. He co-founded Knife Capital and was key to executing Knife’s successful portfolio exit transactions.

BOB SKINSTAD

Entrepreneur | Investor | Speaker
Springbok Rugby | DraperGain

Bob played for and captained the South African national rugby team, ultimately winning the RWC 2007 with the Springboks before retiring. He has an extensive network worldwide and was able to get into his own successful business ventures from a young age.

DAVEY GANT

BComm LLB MBA
BVPG | Stonehage Fleming | DG Holdings

Davey specialised in M&A and cross-border transactions in Africa as a qualified attorney before joining Stonehage Fleming in Switzerland where he advised and assisted UHNW families manage their wealth and control their global risk.

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