Sasfin Holdings: Francois Otto

Francois Otto has been the Acting Financial Director of Sasfin Holdings since July 2017.

Francois Otto was appointed as Acting Financial Director of Sasfin Holdings in July 2017. He is also the Head of Corporate Finance at Sasfin Holdings. He qualified as a CA and CFA in 2006 from SAICA and the CFA Institute respectively. He has a B.Com Honours degree from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. He worked with Nedbank for 11 years before joining Sasfin Holdings. 

Work
2017 – Present    Acting Financial Director, Sasfin Holdings Ltd
2015 – Present    Head of Corporate Finance and Special Opportunities, Sasfin                                      Holdings Ltd
2011 – 2015         Principal of Corporate Finance, Nedbank
2004 – 2006         CA Trainee, Nedbank

Education
2011 – 2011        Certificate: JSE Sponsor Development Programme, WITS                                             Business School
2004 – 2006        CFA, CFA Institute
2004 – 2006        CA, SAICA
2000 – 2003        B.Com Hons, Accounting, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan                                               University
1997 – 1999        Matric, Hoërskool Nico Malan

About Sasfin Holdings Ltd: Sasfin Holdings Limited is a bank-controlling company that listed on the JSE in 1987. Sasfin and its subsidiaries, notably Sasfin Bank Limited, provide a comprehensive range of specialist financial products and services for Business and Wealth clients. This range of financial products and services focuses on the needs of entrepreneurs, corporates, institutions, and high-net-worth individuals.

The group is structured into distinct, yet closely interactive divisions, namely entrepreneurial, corporate, commercial, institutional and private clients. Sasfin partners with each and every client, acting with respect and honesty, to offer tailor-made solutions to meet business challenges.

Sasfin Holdings reported a revenue of R1.167 billion in 2017.