Based in South Africa, Managing Partner of Levantine & Co. Frederic has over 20 years’ experience in the financial markets in Paris, London, New York, Johannesburg, and Cape Town. Frederic worked for six years in The Bank of New York Mellon in global custody and value-added services, moving to JPMorgan in 2002 where he focussed on key blue chip corporates, financial institutions, and government agencies. In 2005 he relocated to South Africa where he was head of JPMorgan Nigeria, and was mainly involved in trade finance and liquidity management transactions. Frederic joined Natixis in Johannesburg to head their investment bank in South Africa in 2010, where he gained substantial commodities and infrastructure finance experience on projects across the Continent, and was involved in asset management for institutional investors across Africa. In 2014 Frederic was senior advisor to high net worth individuals and families of a large Cape-Town-based financial advisory firm. In 2016 Frederic established Levantine & Co., a boutique Merchant Bank which provides Asset and Wealth Management, Family Office and Corporate and Investment Banking services in Africa to both individuals and corporations (www.levantine-co.com).
Frederic graduated from the University of Salford with a BSc. Honours in Business Management and Systems Modelling.