Francois van der Merwe

Head of Research and Portfolio Management

Francois leads the Portfolio Management and Research effort of TCP. This involves managing the research team as well as shaping investment strategies and processes for TCP and its clients.

Before joining TCP in 2008, Francois was Managing Director at Holte Capital, a European special situations hedge fund. His investment career includes being the portfolio manager for the Bank of Bermuda Fund of Hedge Funds (subsequently acquired by HSBC), as well as managing Rasini & C.’s (an international fund of hedge funds) London operation.

Francois is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and a CAIA charter-holder. He also holds a B.Com (Hons) (Actuarial Science) from the University of Stellenbosch.