Managing Director, Advisory Services
Steven van Weede is the Managing Director of Enclude’s Capital Advisory Services team, which he joined in 2014. He is an investment banker by training, having worked in the investment banking teams at Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America) and Citi in both London and Johannesburg. In these firms he specialised in corporate finance (balance sheet optimisation, structuring equity and equity-linked financings and debt advisory), before taking on wider coverage roles (including M&A). Subsequently, he helped set up Gryphon Investment Bank, an investment banking boutique, where he advised entrepreneurial businesses in central and eastern Europe on corporate finance transactions, including M&A, private equity financing and debt (re-)structuring. Steven has developed a particular expertise in working with small and growing businesses and determining how best to meet their capital needs to fulfill the business objectives. Steven holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and Economics from Groningen University, and followed an executive MBA programme at Wharton.