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South Africa

South Africa has a well-developed financial services infrastructure and robust regulatory framework. It also offers a cost-effective solution for funds with scalability, a wide range of services, and flexible systems to accommodate various fund structures.

JTC in South Africa benefits from being part of a global network, enabling us to provide international support and access to a wide range of solutions across multiple jurisdictions and third party networks.

JTC’s Cape Town office employs over 200 professionals who service institutional clients in the global asset management industry. It was established in 2007, becoming part of the JTC Group in 2015.

“Our experts are dedicated to providing solutions that streamline administrative processes, allowing our clients to focus on what truly matters to them, successfully growing their funds.”

South Africa Key Facts

  • South Africa is flanked on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by the Indian Ocean, whose waters meet at the country’s and Africa's most southern tip, Cape Agulhas.
  • Cape Town is the largest city by land mass in South Africa and is the legislative capital where the country’s parliament is based.
  • South Africa is the most economically prosperous nation in Africa due to its coastal location and presence of gold, diamonds and other natural resources.
  • The South African financial services sector, backed by a sound regulatory and legal framework, hosts numerous domestic and foreign institutions providing a full range of fiduciary services.
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange in Africa and the 17th largest in the world by market capitalisation.
  • South Africa has 11 official languages, though most of the country speaks English.
  • Regulated by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).

Services & Sectors

At JTC, we offer a full suite of solutions in South Africa and can support all fund types across multiple jurisdictions and asset classes.

Our exposure to diverse investment opportunities, including commodities, mining, renewable energy, and technology, allows us to share valuable insights with our clients. We have expertise in the administration of both traditional and alternative asset classes with a strong focus on private equity, real assets comprising of real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy, hedge and debt.

We provide fund accounting, fund administration, transfer agency* and business process outsourced services to JTC Group companies and institutional clients in South Africa and abroad. The range of services on offer in South Africa include, but are not limited to:

  • CDD
  • Client Onboarding Services
  • Corporate / Company Secretarial
  • Domiciliation, Directorship and Management
  • FATCA and CRS Reporting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Fund Accounting
  • Fund Administration
  • Transfer Agency Services*

*Subject to ISAE3402 certification currently in progress to satisfy the delegation requirements of FSCA Conduct Standard 2 of 2020 (CIS)

Market Leading Technology

JTC leverages market-leading technology platforms to enhance efficiency, transparency, and reporting capabilities. Our reporting solutions can be tailored to meet the unique needs of each client, ensuring they have the information they need at their fingertips.

As well as being the home of our GSC, JTC South Africa is also an approved FSP, regulated by the FSCA, and a member of SAVCA.

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