About Us

RHINO CAPITAL INVESTMENTS (Pty) Ltd is an independent specialist advisory company, established in August 2019. It originated from the desire to establish a world class financial and investment services company that focuses on the professional management of client’s assets, providing them with solutions to create a well-diversified and soundly structured portfolio.

FRANCOIS MARAIS

Director - B.Acc, CFP®

Francois started his career in Wealth Planning in 2003, at a Liberty Life Franchise named Hereford Financial Services. After a few successful years, he became a partner in the firm, where he oversaw a team of wealth managers.

 

In 2010 he joined Fairbairn Capital, where he acted as an Investment Consultant for the Specialised Investment Unit within the Old Mutual Group, and in the same year he completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning at the University of the Free State. He joined FIRSTGLOBAL Investment Counsel in February 2012 as an Associate Director where he managed the wealth of High Net Worth families in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

 

In September 2013 he was offered the opportunity to form part of the FIRSTGLOBAL Richards Bay practice named Harcourt Martens and Associates, and relocated to Zululand with his family.

 

In 2019, he founded RHINO CAPITAL Investments (Pty) Ltd with the main objective of combining his passion for the investment industry and relationships with clients to become an established wealth management company.

Francois is a member of the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa (FPI).

As fiduciary advisors we not only believe in the value of sound advice, but also in educating our clients so as to help them understand their future financial goals and the implementation thereof better.

 

RHINO CAPITAL is an authorised financial services provider with the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, licence no. 50394, CAT II (Discretionary Investment Manager).

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

 

– Richard Branson