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Mergence appoints top-rated equity investment analyst

08 September 2016 Mergence Investment Managers
Mukhtar Mustapha

Mukhtar Mustapha

Mergence Investment Managers has bolstered its Listed Investments team with the appointment of Mukhtar Mustapha as an equity investment analyst specialising in the Consumer sector.

Mr Mustapha has 10 years of experience in corporate finance and equity research.  He spent five years at Credit Suisse and Bank of America Merrill Lynch during which he was consistently rated as a top equity analyst. 

In 2015, he was rated Number 1 Consumer Analyst in the Extel survey across Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA). 

In 2015 Mr Mustapha was also rated third in the South African market for the Food Producers sector in the Financial Mail’s Ranking the Analysts survey.

He has three degrees from the University of Cape Town – a BComm in Economics & Finance, a BComm Hons in Financial Analysis & Portfolio Management, and a MComm in Financial Management. 

Brad Preston, Chief Investment Officer at Mergence, said: “Mukhtar has great experience as an equity analyst and expertise in his sector and we look forward to working with him to generate alpha for our clients.”  

Mr Mustapha said: “The Mergence ethos of creating shared value attracted me to the company as did the entrepreneurial culture and a close-knit team.”

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