About Us

History of
OUR COMPANY

Cubisol is a well-established unlisted property fund which is focused on producing reliable and superior long-term growth for shareholders by investing in quality retail centres.

Cubisol has established a highly successful ten-year track record enabling the team to expertly manage existing assets as well as selecting rewarding new investment opportunities. We have also developed  expertise in managing township centres near major metropolitan areas which allows the fund to take advantage of the enormous potential in these underserviced areas.

The fund’s mandate is to invest in strategically located community and convenience shopping centres as their associated income streams offer stability and are resilient in times of economic downturns. Each asset is critically evaluated to ensure that it enjoys a superior location and appeals to its catchment area. The critical factors are evaluated in ensuring that the asset delivers high quality and stable growth.

The properties have been held by the fund for a considerable time and as such the team has an intimate knowledge and understanding of the properties. This enables the fund to extract optimal performance from the assets while limiting downside risk.

History of OUR COMPANY

A BRIEF HISTORY

Cubisol is a well-established unlisted property fund which is focused on producing reliable and superior long-term growth for shareholders by investing in quality retail centres.

Cubisol has established a highly successful ten-year track record enabling the team to expertly manage existing assets as well as selecting rewarding new investment opportunities. We have also developed  expertise in managing township centres near major metropolitan areas which allows the fund to take advantage of the enormous potential in these underserviced areas.

The fund’s mandate is to invest in strategically located community and convenience shopping centres as their associated income streams offer stability and are resilient in times of economic downturns. Each asset is critically evaluated to ensure that it enjoys a superior location and appeals to its catchment area. The critical factors are evaluated in ensuring that the asset delivers high quality and stable growth.

The properties have been held by the fund for a considerable time and as such the team has an intimate knowledge and understanding of the properties. This enables the fund to extract optimal performance from the assets while limiting downside risk.

History of
OUR COMPANY

Cubisol is a well-established unlisted property fund which is focused on producing reliable and superior long-term growth for shareholders by investing in quality retail centres.

Cubisol has established a highly successful ten-year track record enabling the team to expertly manage existing assets as well as selecting rewarding new investment opportunities. We have also developed  expertise in managing township centres near major metropolitan areas which allows the fund to take advantage of the enormous potential in these underserviced areas.

The fund’s mandate is to invest in strategically located community and convenience shopping centres as their associated income streams offer stability and are resilient in times of economic downturns. Each asset is critically evaluated to ensure that it enjoys a superior location and appeals to its catchment area. The critical factors are evaluated in ensuring that the asset delivers high quality and stable growth.

The properties have been held by the fund for a considerable time and as such the team has an intimate knowledge and understanding of the properties. This enables the fund to extract optimal performance from the assets while limiting downside risk.

Meet The Team

The management team has over 75 years of collective property expertise. The team is made up of individuals who are highly competent in their fields which enables the fund to fulfil its mandate of extracting sustainable high-quality stable earnings for shareholders.

Andre von Bulow

CEO

B.Bus Science (Hons), H Dip Tax, CA (SA)

Andre has assumed upper management positions in a number of property companies over the last fifteen years.

Serving as the Strategic Executive at Pangbourne from 2004 till the end of 2005, Andre was responsible for the growth and direction of this listed company. During this time Pangbourne purchased over R 1 billion of assets and implemented the first commercial mortgage backed securitisation in South Africa. With Pangbourne’s support Andre listed a retail fund, Siyathenga which was formed in late 2005, whose assets grew from R 570 million to R 2.25 billion during his tenure as CEO.

He joined Cubisol as the CEO in 2010 and has overseen the growth of the company from an asset base of R 50 million to its current level of over R 3.5 billion.

Andre von Bulow

CEO

Andre has assumed upper management positions in a number of property companies over the last fifteen years.

Serving as the Strategic Executive at Pangbourne from 2004 till the end of 2005, Andre was responsible for the growth and direction of this listed company. During this time Pangbourne purchased over R 1 billion of assets and implemented the first commercial mortgage backed securitisation in South Africa. With Pangbourne’s support Andre listed a retail focused fund, Siyathenga, whose assets grew from R 570 million to R 2.25 billion during his tenure as CEO.

He joined Cubisol as the CEO in 2010 and has overseen the growth of the company from an asset base of R 50 million to its current level of over R 3.5 billion.

 

 

Gerald Porter

Director

B.Comm (Hons) Investment Management, B. Accounting, CA (SA)

Gerald has developed strong financial and entrepreneurial skills during his working career and has used these to establish and build credit and property related businesses. He cut his teeth at RMB trading derivatives. He then served as the treasurer of PSG Investment Bank in South Africa. This was followed by the role of Treasurer HSBC Sub-Saharan Africa where he set up a fully fledged treasury division from scratch. He also served as a member of their EXCO, MANCO and ALCO committees.

Creditsmith Capital Partners was established by Gerald in 2006. This fund focuses on providing structured finance into property based projects. Gerald also founded Propertysmith in 2007 and continues to serve as the CEO of Creditsmith. 

Gerald Porter

Director

Gerald has developed strong financial and entrepreneurial skills during his working career and has used these to establish and build credit and property related businesses. He cut his teeth at RMB trading derivatives. He then served as the treasurer of PSG Investment Bank in South Africa. This was followed by the role of Treasurer HSBC Sub-Saharan Africa where he set up a fully fledged treasury division from scratch. He also served as a member of their EXCO, MANCO and ALCO committees.

Creditsmith Capital Partners was established by Gerald in 2006. This fund focuses on providing structured finance into property based projects. Gerald also founded Propertysmith in 2007 and continues to serve as the CEO of Creditsmith.

Chris Rose-Innes

Senior Asset Manager

B.Sc (Hons) Property Studies

Chris possesses a wealth of property experience which is applied to ensure optimal performance from the Cubisol assets. His knowledge has been developed from the ground up starting from his graduation from UCT with a BSc (Hons) in Property Studies followed by his experience of serving as the Regional Manager of Spire Property Manager in KwaZulu Natal. He joined the fund in 2016 and heads up the operational function of the fund.

Chris Rose-Innes

Senior Asset Manager

Chris possesses a wealth of property experience which is applied to ensure optimal performance from the Cubisol assets. His knowledge has been developed from the ground up starting from his graduation from UCT with a BSc (Hons) in Property Studies followed by his experience of serving as the Regional Manager of Spire Property Manager in KwaZulu Natal. He joined the fund in 2016 and heads up the operational function of the fund.

Prishani Kistnasami

Financial Manager

B.Comm (Hons) (Accounting), CA (SA)

Prishani is a Chartered Account and completed her articles at Deloitte in 2014. She then worked at Vantage Capital Group and Absa as a Financial/Fund Accountant and Financial Review Manager respectively where she gained invaluable knowledge in the financial services industry. She joined the fund in 2018 and heads up the financial department.

Prishani Kistnasami

Financial Manager

Prishani is a Chartered Account and completed her articles at Deloitte in 2014. She then worked at Vantage Capital Group and Absa as a Financial/Fund Accountant and Financial Review Manager respectively where she gained invaluable knowledge in the financial services industry. She joined the fund in 2018 and heads up the financial department.

Alizan Africa

Asset Operations

Alizan spent 9 years in property management at Blend Property Group and joined the fund in 2016. She uses her extensive property knowledge to oversee the daily operations of the assets under management. She also manages the marketing functions of all the properties.

Alizan Africa

Asset Operations

Alizan spent 9 years in property management at Blend Property Group and joined the fund in 2016. She uses her extensive property knowledge to oversee the daily operations of the assets under management. She also manages the marketing functions of all the properties.

Priya Pokroy

Investment Analyst

B.Sc (Hons) Mathematical Science and Statistics, City University London

Priya served as the Head of Service Delivery at IPD and MSCI until the end of 2016. During this time she was intricately involved in the establishment of this business as the leader in the provision of data analytics to the South African Property Sector. She joined Cubisol in 2017 and has used her impeccable analytical background to take responsibility for the data analytics of the fund.

Priya Pokroy

Investment Analyst

Priya served as the Head of Service Delivery at IPD and MSCI until the end of 2016. During this time she was intricately involved in the establishment of this business as the leader in the provision of data analytics to the South African Property Sector. She joined Cubisol in 2017 and has used her impeccable analytical background to take responsibility for the data analytics of the fund.

Oliver Allen

Asset Manager

B.Sc (Hons) Property Studies

Oliver graduated from The University of Cape Town with a B.Sc (Hons) Property Studies in 2017. He then applied his knowledge and developed his skills as an Investment Analyst at Noble Property Fund, with Cubisol as one of his clients. He joined Cubisol in 2020 as an Asset Manager.

Oliver Allen

Asset Manager

Oliver graduated from The University of Cape Town with a B.Sc (Hons) Property Studies in 2017. He then applied his knowledge and developed his skills as an Investment Analyst at Noble Property Fund, with Cubisol as one of his clients. He joined Cubisol in 2020 as an Asset Manager.

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Andre von Bulow

CEO

Andre von Bulow

CEO

Andre has assumed upper management positions in a number of property companies over the last fifteen years.

Serving as the Strategic Executive at Pangbourne from 2004 till the end of 2005, Andre was responsible for the growth and direction of this listed company. During this time Pangbourne purchased over R 1 billion of assets and implemented the first commercial mortgage backed securitisation in South Africa. With Pangbourne’s support Andre listed a retail focused fund, Siyathenga, whose assets grew from R 570 million to R 2.25 billion during his tenure as CEO.

He joined Cubisol as the CEO in 2010 and has overseen the growth of the company from an asset base of R 50 million to its current level of over R 3.5 billion.

 

 

Gerald Porter

Director

Gerald Porter

Director

Gerald has developed strong financial and entrepreneurial skills during his working career and has used these to establish and build credit and property related businesses. He cut his teeth at RMB trading derivatives. He then served as the treasurer of PSG Investment Bank in South Africa. This was followed by the role of Treasurer HSBC Sub-Saharan Africa where he set up a fully fledged treasury division from scratch. He also served as a member of their EXCO, MANCO and ALCO committees.

Creditsmith Capital Partners was established by Gerald in 2006. This fund focuses on providing structured finance into property based projects. Gerald also founded Propertysmith in 2007 and continues to serve as the CEO of Creditsmith.

Chris Rose-Innes

Senior Asset Manager

Chris Rose-Innes

Senior Asset Manager

Chris possesses a wealth of property experience which is applied to ensure optimal performance from the Cubisol assets. His knowledge has been developed from the ground up starting from his graduation from UCT with a BSc (Hons) in Property Studies followed by his experience of serving as the Regional Manager of Spire Property Manager in KwaZulu Natal. He joined the fund in 2016 and heads up the operational function of the fund.

Prishani Kistnasami

Financial Manager

Prishani Kistnasami

Financial Manager

Prishani is a Chartered Account and completed her articles at Deloitte in 2014. She then worked at Vantage Capital Group and Absa as a Financial/Fund Accountant and Financial Review Manager respectively where she gained invaluable knowledge in the financial services industry. She joined the fund in 2018 and heads up the financial department.

Alizan Africa

Asset Operations

Alizan Africa

Asset Operations

Alizan spent 9 years in property management at Blend Property Group and joined the fund in 2016. She uses her extensive property knowledge to oversee the daily operations of the assets under management. She also manages the marketing functions of all the properties.

Priya Pokroy

Investment Analyst

Priya Pokroy

Investment Analyst

Priya served as the Head of Service Delivery at IPD and MSCI until the end of 2016. During this time she was intricately involved in the establishment of this business as the leader in the provision of data analytics to the South African Property Sector. She joined Cubisol in 2017 and has used her impeccable analytical background to take responsibility for the data analytics of the fund.

Oliver Allen

Asset Manager

Oliver Allen

Asset Manager

Oliver graduated from The University of Cape Town with a B.Sc (Hons) Property Studies in 2017. He then applied his knowledge and developed his skills as an Investment Analyst at Noble Property Fund, with Cubisol as one of his clients. He joined Cubisol in 2020 as an Asset Manager.

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