Who we are

Founded in 2004 and with offices in Johannesburg and London, Westbrooke invests and manages capital in multiple geographies on behalf of its shareholders and investors in private debt, hybrid capital, real estate and private equity / venture capital. We manage approximately R6bn of shareholder and investor capital invested predominantly in SA, the UK and USA.

Westbrooke Alternative Asset Management was established as a multi-asset, multi-strategy manager of alternative investment funds and products structured to preserve and compound our clients’ wealth to cement their future prosperity.

Our team is comprised of experienced entrepreneurs and investment professionals who apply a broad range of experience and skills to deliver investment opportunities which offer a simple investable outcome – predictable, sustainable, risk managed long term returns for investors in an increasingly complex environment.

We have a heritage as a shareholder and operator of assets, investing our own capital to develop and grow our businesses and assets. We believe our operational experience and expertise gives us and our investors a competitive advantage.

We are wholly committed to financial alignment.  We invest materially alongside our clients and partners in all our funds and investments.

Shareholders

Founded in 2012, WAAM is owned by Westbrooke Group shareholders including the Capricorn Capital Group, Capricorn Ventures and management.

Collectively, the shareholders of WAAM have access to a deep well of intellectual and financial capital. We collaborate closely, share know-how and resources, and draw on a broad network of local and international contacts to reach successful outcomes and grow and protect investors’ capital.

capricorn capital group

Capricorn Capital Group is a leading alternative asset manager with a focus on private equity and hedge funds. It is an associate of Yellowwoods (an international investment and insurance group) and an affiliate of the Hollard Insurance Group, South Africa’s largest privately owned insurance group, and has offices in Johannesburg and London.

People

Our team’s experience spans private equity, listed equity, property, debt, corporate finance, structuring and capital markets. Collectively, they have led the implementation of growth strategies, industry consolidations, IPO’s, capital market strategies, debt restructuring and turnarounds.

Focus, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to respond to opportunities quickly enable us to structure unique, innovative investment vehicles.

Our commitment to acting in the best interests of our investors is core to our principles. Our shareholders and executives are significantly financially invested alongside fellow investors.

Management Team

Board

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Martin Sacks

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Mark Matisonn

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Rob Fihrer

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Jarred Winer

Executives – S12J

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Dino Zuccollo

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Jonti Osher

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Ryan Rittoff

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Allon Isaacman

Leon Richman

Leon Richman

Executives – USA Multifamily

Jonathan Loeb

Jonathan Loeb

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Mark Matisonn

Executives – Private Debt Opportunities

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Brent Blankfield

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Jonti Osher

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Antimo Osato

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James Lightbody

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Richard Asherson

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Kieran McKenzie

Product Development and Distribution

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Dino Zuccollo

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Kate Langlois

Executives – Operations

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Laura Hobbes

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Emma Marais

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Carol-Ann Cheney

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Hayley Shein

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