Ysanne Amos

Investec Redeemable Preference Shares

I head up the preference share team within Investec Corporate & Institutional Bank. The team is responsible for both an asset and liability preference share book and we have in excess of R13.5b assets under management. We offer dividend yielding investment products aimed at both the retail and corporate investor. The team is made up of skilled individuals from different disciplines that develop asset and funding solutions best suited to the Investec client base, including corporates and high net worth individuals who make use of a sophisticated product set. We assist clients in raising capital through preference shares and have a strong distribution team with good access to investors looking for alternative asset classes.

Background/experience

I am a CA and completed my articles at KPMG. I have experience in the debt origination, advisory, structuring and distribution areas. I now focus on structuring and distributing preference share based products.

Qualifications

BComm, BAcc, CA(SA)

What drives you?

I enjoy the challenge that comes with finding solutions to complex funding requirements and tailor making solutions to meet client needs from both a funding and an investment perspective. I enjoy the diversity in exposure that Investec offers.

Your interests

I am a keen mountain biker and ride most weekends.