Matthew Kassel

Matthew joined Capricorn in 2015 with almost 9 years’ work experience in corporate finance and investment banking. His responsibilities will include assisting in deal analysis, execution, structuring, and management of the underlying investment portfolio.


Prior to joining Capricorn, Matthew worked in investment banking with Macquarie Capital where he was responsible for advisory services that spanned structuring transactions, financial modelling, debt procurement advisory, managing due diligence streams, and providing strategic support to clients.   In addition to his investment banking experience, Matthew worked for Bravura in their corporate finance team as a dealmaker. 


From an academic perspective Matthew holds an honours degree in accounting through the University of Johannesburg and an Advanced Diploma in Corporate Tax through the Institute of International Tax and Finance.  Matthew has additionally completed all three examinations of the CFA programme, as well as passed the JSE sponsors examination covering the listings requirements and takeover provisions.  Matthew also lectures for the Gordon Institute of Business Sciences.