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Martin Potgieter

Senior Investment Associate, Dalberg

Martin is a Senior Investment Associate based in the Johannesburg office. He has deep experience in investment analysis and management, and since joining D. Capital has focused on the development of a student-loan financing facility; advising clients on the development of an impact-investment division, fund-manager selection as well as the establishment of suitable governance structures; as well as the establishment of a debt-financing facility focused on off-grid solar.


Prior to joining D. Capital, Martin worked for a leading South African DFI in a senior deal-making role focused on the tourism and light manufacturing sectors, responsible for the structuring of long-term debt facilities. Prior to that, he gained significant experience working for a pan-African private equity firm based in Johannesburg, where he played a pivotal role in establishing and managing their investments into agriculture.


Martin holds a Master's of Development Finance degree cum laude from the University of Stellenbosch Business School, and a Honours degree in finance from the University of Cape Town. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, is fluent in English and Afrikaans, and possesses a fair grasp of French.