Sandown’s investment team has an exemplary track-record in driving first-quartile returns with an immediate pipeline of high growth ‘public-to-private’ investment opportunities at advanced stages of analysis.
CEO and CIO Andy Smith has been a no.1 rated and awardwinning investment analyst (Citi & BofA/Merrill Lynch), award-winning Head of Investment Research and Portfolio Manager (Citadel LLP and Millennium LLP). COO Craig Beney has been Chief Operating Officer for three successful sub- Saharan private equity funds.
The Chair of Sandown’s Investment Committee (“IC”) is Oyama Mabandla, ex-Chairman of Vodacom. Other IC members include Paul Baloyi, previously MD of Nedbank Africa, Anders Einarsson, CEO of Promasidor Francophone with 20 years of sub-Saharan African private equity experience and Stephan Burger who has built energy companies across sub-Sahara Africa. Benefits.
The Chair of Sandown’s General Partner is Lord Bellingham, a former UK Minister for Africa and envoy to the United Nations.
Meet the team…