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South Africa

South Africa has a well-established and robust financial services sector and is able to provide a full range of banking, insurance and investment services to both retail and institutional clients.

Situated at the southern-most part of Africa, and leveraging off a solid legal and regulatory framework, South Africa is able to offer a stable destination for foreign banks and investments institutions wishing to set up operations on the African continent.

JTC’s Cape Town office employs over 180 professionals who service institutional clients in the global asset management industry. It was established in 2007, becoming part of the JTC Group in 2015.

“JTC’s primary focus is on providing a service which is both reliable and flexible, to meet every client’s individual needs. Our dedication to innovation puts us at the cutting-edge of technological advances, allowing an efficient and responsive turnaround.”

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.
  • National currency is the Rand (ZAR).
  • Regulated by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).

Services & Sectors

Our South African business was originally established in 2007 and became part of the JTC Group in 2015.

Cape Town is home to our Global Service Centre (GSC) and provides high quality, expert services to fund and corporate clients domiciled in leading international financial centres around the world. Our South African team specialise in the administration of a wide variety of alternative asset classes, traditional investment structures and special purpose vehicles.

JTC has been doing business in Africa and working with clients and their advisors across the continent for over 20 years.

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.

Related Documents

JTC Group Conflicts of Interest Policy

Conflicts of Interest Policy and Procedure – South Africa

PAIA Manual

Complaints Management Policy and Procedure – South Africa

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