Jacques Hattingh

B.Econ Hons. MBA

Jacques Hattingh founded FGWM in September 1999. He completed an MBA at the University of Stellenbosch business school in 1987. He is the co-founder of First Global Asset management in 2004 and served on the investment team for 12 years.

He is the founder and key individual for Engelberg Asset Management in 2014. Jacques has been managing assets in the financial services industry since 1995.

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Wayne Liebenberg

B.Compt (Hons), CA(SA) | LinkedIn

Wayne obtained his Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting Major) from the University of Stellenbosch and a B Compt Honors Degree from the University of South Africa. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and has been registered as a Chartered Accountant since 2006. He is registered as an Financial Advisor and Investment Manager with the Financial Services Board, CAT I and CAT II. He is also a Certified Financial Planner.

Wayne has been in the financial services industry for more than 12 years and joined First Global Wealth Group in 2016 as a director and key individual.

Wayne has a keen interest in travel, woodwork and golf. He is married to Liezel and they have 3 children.

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Merwe Viljoen

CA (SA)LinkedIn

Merwe is a Chartered Accounted by profession. He completed his articles at Ernst & Young, Jhb Office. While completing his military service at SARS he did a Masters Degree in Tax at the University of Pretoria. He then started Ashton Chartered Accountants, which is a medium sized audit firm operating in Pretoria. During his audit career he was involved in a few listings and mergers and acquisitions.

After he left audit firm in 2003 he, together with a partner developed a Copper mine in Congo which was structured with RMB. Group Five did the construction. The mine was sold to Metorex, a listed company on the JSE at the time. He manages his own investment fund. He is a director of several companies including First Global Wealth, Mattfin, Delavia Estate, Centurion Close, Jodibex Civils etc.