Tendai is an Associate at Affirma Capital and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Prior to joining Affirma Capital, Tendai was an Associate at Standard Chartered Private Equity (SCPE)’s Africa team, responsible for private equity investments across sub-Saharan Africa. During his tenure at SCPE, Tendai was invloved in managing three portfolio companies across multiple sectors (manufacturing, telecommunications and retail).
Tendai joined SCPE from Metier Private Equity (Metier) and has over 3.5 years’ combined experience in the private equity space. At Metier, Tendai supported two Capital Growth Funds; and was responsible for managing two portfolio companies within South Africa’s FMCG and Pharmaceutical sectors. Key transactions concluded by Tendai include Life and Brand Co’s share subscription of Nature’s Choice.
Before Metier, he began his career in 2014 at Deloitte & Touche’s Corporate Finance Division, working in the Africa Valuations Team.
Tendai holds a Masters in Finance degree from IE Business School, Spain and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.