Claude van Cuyck
Claude manages the Denker SCI Equity Fund and Denker SCI SA Equity Fund with Ricco Friedrich. His career in the industry started in 1993 at Karlein Investments, a private client investment company. In 1994, he joined Sanlam Asset Management as an equity analyst. After five years, he moved on to Gryphon Asset Management as an analyst and portfolio manager, where he was responsible for running unit trusts and pension fund portfolios. He returned to Sanlam Investments in 2002, where he became Head of Equities. Claude joined Ricco as a co-manager of the Sanlam Investment Management (SIM) Value Fund, now the Denker SCI Equity Fund, when they founded SIM Unconstrained Capital Partners in 2011. The business later merged with SIM Global to form Denker Capital. Under Claude’s management, the SIM Industrial Fund received both a Standard & Poor’s and a Raging Bull award. He also managed the SIM General Equity Fund for five years, achieving consistent top-quartile performance for each of the five years.
Executive director and portfolio manager
B.Comm. (Honours), CFA®