Pierre

Pierre Jacobs

Head of Financial Services

BDO Cape Town

+27 (0) 21 417 8800

+27 72 729 0440

+27214606350

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Education

Pierre is the Head of BDO Financial Services. He has 22 years’ experience in this sector, both in Audit and Advisory. He started his career at a big 4 audit firm in South Africa before moving to the UK where he spent seven years in their London office, carrying out work in the USA, Europe and the Middle East.

 

Since 1997 Pierre has specialised in the areas of investment banking and stockbroking whilst in the UK. In the last fourteen years since his return, his client portfolio included major clients in South Africa and the rest of Africa. During this period, he also performed audit and advisory work in other financial services sectors such as unsecured lending, corporate banking, asset management, corporate treasuries and credit. His client portfolio included inter-alia Nedbank, Old Mutual, Deutsche Bank, Citi Group, RMB, Investec, Prescient Group and the Taquanta Group.

 

Pierre is also heading up BDO’s Specialised Valuations Group which is specifically skilled in the valuation, trading, audit and accounting of financial instruments, including derivatives and unlisted debt.

 


 

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant South Africa
  • Registered Auditor with the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA)