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ONE CAPITAL IS AN INDEPENDENT CORPORATE ADVISORY FIRM IN SOUTH AFRICA PROVIDING DIFFERENTIATED, STRATEGIC AND FINANCIAL ADVICE TO ITS CLIENTS.

One Capital’s professionals have in excess of 96 years combined corporate finance and advisory experience and have initiated and executed a number of DealMakers® top rated transactions across a variety of sectors. The One Capital ethos is one of committed teamwork with a collective focus on ethics, swift execution, quality and excellence. One Capital prides itself on the innovative ideas, comprehensive strategies and bespoke solutions provided to clients based on the strength of the firm’s intellectual capital and experience.

One Capital acquired the entire issued share capital of Barnard Jacobs Mellet Corporate Finance (Pty) Limited (“BJM Corporate Finance”) from the then JSE listed company, Barnard Jacobs Mellet Holdings Limited, during 2010 and BJM Corporate Finance became a wholly-owned subsidiary of One Capital. One Capital renamed and re-branded BJM Corporate Finance to One Capital Sponsor Services (Pty) Limited and it trades under the One Capital name and brand.

ONE CAPITAL PROVIDES STRATEGIC ADVICE AND JSE SPONSOR SERVICES TO CLIENTS ACROSS VARIOUS INDUSTRIES. OUR SERVICES INCLUDE ADVICE ON:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Equity and Debt Raisings
  • Secondary Equity Placements and Sell-downs
  • Divestments and Restructurings
  • Capital and Balance Sheet Optimisation Listings
  • Fairness Opinions (JSE and Takeover Regulation Panel)
  • JSE Listings Requirements
  • JSE Debt Listings Requirements

Senior Team
COBUS HUMAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

TRISTIN LEE

MANAGING DIRECTOR – ADVISORY DIVISION

TARYN CARTER

DIRECTOR & HEAD OF DEPARTMENT – SPONSOR DIVISION

GEOFFREY SNYMAN

DIRECTOR – ADVISORY DIVISION

NICK SMITH

DIRECTOR – ADVISORY DIVISION

AMANDA MAHLUNGE

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR – SPONSOR DIVISION

GIFT NKUNA

SENIOR MANAGER – SPONSOR DIVISION

PHYSICAL ADDRESS​
17 Fricker Road, Illovo, 2196

 

POSTAL ADDRESS​
PO Box 784573, Sandton,  2146

 

ENQUIRIES​
Tel: +27 11 550 5000
Email: info@onecapital.co.za

 

CAREERS​
Email: careers@onecapital.co.za

COBUS HUMAN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

CA(SA)

BCom (Hons) (University of Pretoria), BCompt (Hons) (University of South Africa)

 

Cobus co-founded One Capital in 2009 and serves as CEO of the firm. He has over 22 years of corporate finance experience and, in 2015, was awarded the DealMakers® Individual DealMaker of the Year award in recognition of his transaction related achievements during 2014. In 2021, he was ranked as one of the top 3 Individual DealMakers of 2020 by DealMakers®.

 

Prior to establishing One Capital, Cobus served as CEO of Barnard Jacobs Mellet Corporate Finance from 2007 to 2009 as well as Managing Director of Quaestor Capital from 2000 to 2006. During his time as a principal, he gained extensive experience across various types of corporate actions.

 

Cobus qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1997 following which he spent approximately two years at Anglo American Corporation in their Corporate and International Finance division.

TRISTIN LEE
MANAGING DIRECTOR ADVISORY DIVISION

CA(SA) | JSE Equity and Debt Approved Executive

BCom (Hons) (University of Pretoria)

Tristin joined One Capital in May 2012 and serves as managing director of the advisory division. He has more than 13 years of corporate finance experience and has successfully advised on numerous transaction across all aspects of corporate finance and spanning a broad range of industries.

Prior to joining One Capital, Tristin co-founded Capital Hill, a niche corporate finance advisory boutique focused on M& A and debt and equity capital markets. Capital Hill was acquired by Sasfin Bank in April 2010, following which Tristin served as a corporate finance executive at Sasfin Corporate Finance until Aptil 2012. Tristin qualified as a charter accountant in 2006 after completing his articles with Ernst & Young.

He subsequently joined Ernst & Young’s corporate finance division after a 3 month secondment to the UK in January 2008, Tristin joined T-Corporate, a corporate finance boutique based in Sandton, and was later selected to participate in a management buy-out of T-Corporate resulting in the formation of Capital Hill.

TARYN CARTER
DIRECTOR & HEAD OF DEPARTMENT - SPONSOR DIVISION

JSE Equity and Debt Approved Executive

B.Bus Sci Fin (Hons) (University of Cape Town)

Taryn joined One Capital in July 2015 and  serves as a director and head of department of One Capital’s sponsor services division. She has over 10 years of corporate finance experience and has specific expertise in the provision of regulatory advice in respect of corporate actions, independent experts and reporting accountants.

Prior to joining One Capital, Taryn was a manager in KPMG’s Johannesburg Deal Advisory Team. Taryn has worked on a number of local and cross-border listings and associated transactions.

GEOFFREY SNYMAN
DIRECTOR - ADVISORY DIVISION

CA(SA) | JSE Equity and Debt Approved  Executive

B.Com (Hons) (University of Pretoria)

Geoffrey has gained extensive experience at One Capital across various M&A transactions, including capital raisings (debt and equity), private equity, asset acquisitions and public-to-private transactions and instrument structuring.

Geffrey completed his articles with PwC and has completed the JSE Sponsor Development Programme.

Prior to joining One Capital, Geffrey worked as a Senior Associate with PwC London, focusing on Assurance.

NICK SMITH
DIRECTOR - ADVISORY DIVISION

CA (SA) | CFA® Charterholder | JSE Equity Approved Executive

B.Bus Sci Fin (Hons), PGD (Accounting) (University of Cape Town)

Placed 1st in South Africa for the JSE Sponsor Development Programme in 2016.

Nick joined One Capital in 2015 and has advised on complex corporate restructurings, asset acquisitions and disposals, refinancing arrangements and empowerment transactions.

Nick completed his articles with PwC, where he was employed in the Banking and Capital Markets division. Prior to joining One Capital, Nick completed a short-term assignment with PwC in Dallas, Texas.

AMANDA MAHLUNGE
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - SPONSOR DIVISION

JSE Equity and Debt Approved Executive

BA, LLB (Hons) (Rhodes University), LLM (Commercial Law) (University of Cape Town), LLM (Corporate Law) (University of the Witwatersrand)

Amanda joined One Capital in early 2015 as a Graduate Trainee and successfully completed One Capital’s two year Graduate Training Programme (Sponsor Division) at the end of 2016.

Amanda has gained extensive experience at One Capital and advises clients on all aspects pertaining to the JSE Listings Requirements and Debt Requirements.

Amanda graduated from Rhodes University with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law (with Honours) and subsequently completed a Masters in Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town.

Amanda further completed a Masters in Corporate Law at the University of the Witwatersrand.

GIFT NKUNA
SENIOR MANAGER - SPONSOR DIVISION

JSE Equity and Debt Approved Executive

B.Com Fin (Hons) (University of the Witwatersrand)

Gift joined One Capital in early 2016 as a Graduate Trainee and successfully completed One Capital’s two year Graduate Training Programme (Sponsor Division) at the end of 2017.

Gift has gained extensive experience at One Capital and provides regulatory advice to JSE listed entities in both equity and debt markets.