Jason Cape, Finance Expert in Johannesburg South, Gauteng, South Africa
Jason Cape

Finance Expert in Johannesburg South, Gauteng, South Africa

Member since January 22, 2021
Jason is a finance expert, a CFA charterholder, and an MBA graduate from the University of Oxford. He has over ten years of corporate experience across investment banking (Currency Sales Trader) and top-tier management consulting (Bain & Co). Since leaving the corporate world, Jason has advised start-ups (e.g., Fintech, Proptech, and Medtech) on their fundraising efforts and built the materials to assist the process.
Jason is now available for hire

Career Highlights

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Industry Expertise

  • Electricity, Oil & Gas
  • Finance
  • Credit Cards & Transaction Processing
  • Telecommunications
  • Financial Modeling
  • Fintech
  • Startups
  • Trading

Other Expertise

Employment

  • Director/Founder

    2018 - PRESENT
    Oryx Capital
    • Built the pitch deck and the financial model (including valuation) for an innovative consumer funding fintech used by its founders as a tool to predict monthly debt needs in advance and to raise funding from a locally listed strategic investor.
    • Built the pitch deck for a credit fund specialising in distressed opportunities in the South African corporate credit market. The pitch deck was used to raise a new fund from global financial institutions.
    • Raised an angel and seed round for a hospital-at-home medtech startup. Built the pitch deck and the financial model to support the fundraising rounds.
    • Consulted for a top 10 African bank on its digital wallet micro-lending product to be launched across three countries in 2021. I built their lending model and advised on their route to market strategy.
    • Built a comprehensive LBO model for a target of a local PE fund.
    Focus areas: DCF Modeling, DCF Valuation, SaaS, Medtech, Fintech, Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SME), Capital Raising, Startups, Financial Modeling, Fundraising, Loans, Credit/Debt, Fundraising Consultant, Three-statement Modeling, Consumer Lending, Fintech Consultant, Revenue & Expense Projections, Pitch Decks, Forecasting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Excel 2016, Business Models, Valuation Modeling, Venture Capital, Series A, Financing, Valuation, Card Payments
  • Consultant

    2016 - 2018
    Bain & Company
    • Completed procurement spend analysis and identified potential annual savings of ~$20 million within two spend categories, for a global oil and gas firm.
    • Redesigned the fuel dispensing process within the biggest fuel depot of a downstream oil and gas firm, resulting in expected annual cost savings of ~$10 million.
    • Designed the “earn and burn” mechanism as part of the enhancement of a retail bank loyalty program, expected to drive ~$30 million increase in annual revenue.
    • Refined the strategy for a financial service firm’s premier client offering through assessing its competitive landscape and benchmarking it against competitors.
    Focus areas: Oil & Gas, Telecommunications, Financial Services, Cost Benchmarking, Procurement, Strategy, Operational Modeling, Financial Modeling, Loans, Credit/Debt, Fintech, Three-statement Modeling, Consumer Lending, Fintech Consultant, Revenue & Expense Projections, Pitch Decks, Forecasting, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Excel 2016, Tableau, Business Models, Pitch Deck Consultant, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Hedge Funds, Cash Flow Management, RiskMetrics, Valuation, Card Payments
  • Commodities Trader

    2011 - 2014
    Rand Merchant Bank
    • Managed the gold trading book ($600 million) across a variety of asset classes including interest rate, exchange rate, and refinancing risk.
    • Managed the full physical gold trading value chain, including buying, refining, leasing, transporting, and selling across multiple global locations.
    • Provided tailored off-take solutions and hedging strategies to global mining firms for greenfield and brownfield projects in excess of $50 million.
    Focus areas: Risk Management, Portfolio Management, Embedded Derivatives, Gold Refineries, Commodity Markets, Gold, Risk Models, Stock Trading, Excel 2016, Futures & Options, Foreign Exchange (FX) Hedging, Hedge Funds, RiskMetrics, Valuation
  • FX Sales Trader

    2008 - 2011
    Rand Merchant Bank
    • Oversaw a client portfolio of ~$2.5 billion annual turnover; consistently grew turnover and profitability by building strong client relationships.
    • Provided hedging advice and solutions, including spot, swaps, forwards, and futures to FTSE 100 multi-national corporate clients on managing their foreign exchange exposures and risks.
    • Risk managed the FX exposure generated from the FX corporate sales desk.
    Focus areas: Trading, Money Market, Risk Management, Sales, Forex, Loans, Credit/Debt, Stock Trading, Excel 2016, Futures & Options, Foreign Exchange (FX) Hedging, Hedge Funds, Cash Flow Management, Venture Capital, RiskMetrics, Valuation

Education

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
    2014 - 2015
    University of Oxford - Oxford, England
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance
    2003 - 2007
    University of Johannesburg - Johannesburg, South Africa

Certifications

  • CFA
    SEPTEMBER 2011 - PRESENT
    CFA

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