Denker Capital Team Kokkie Kooyman Profile

Kokkie Kooyman

Head of Global Financials

B.Comm. (Honours), Higher Diploma in Education, CA(SA)

Kokkie is responsible for managing the award-winning Denker Global Financial Fund and its rand-denominated feeder fund, the Denker SCI* Global Financial Feeder Fund. He is also one of our Executive Directors. In 1989 he joined Old Mutual where he filled various investment management roles over the course of a decade, the last being Head of the Financial Services Sector. From 1999, Kokkie spent five years managing the local and global financial funds at Coronation Fund Managers. He established SIM (Sanlam Investment Management) Global in 2004, which merged with SIM Unconstrained Capital Partners to form Denker Capital in 2015.

Kokkie has received the prestigious UK-based Investment Week’s Fund Manager of the Year award four times (2010-2013) in the financials category. The funds managed by Kokkie over the years have received a range of industry awards. These include a Morningstar award for the Denker Global Financial Fund as well as Raging Bull awards for the Nedgroup Investments Financials Fund and the Denker SCI* Global Equity Feeder Fund (the South African-registered feeder fund for the Denker Global Equity Fund).