Alain Giraud, Director
LLB, B.Com, MBA (Finance)
Alain has over 10 years of legal, corporate finance and private equity experience. He started his career as a practicing attorney ODBB Inc (Attorneys, Notaries & Conveyancers) where he served his articles and quickly rose to become an equity partner, director and head of the corporate law department.
After leaving practice, Alain founded and managed Phoenix Capital, a diversified financial services business specializing in corporate finance, capital markets and private equity advisory. The firm’s value proposition was to enable its clients, both institutions and individual clients, to conserve, develop and leverage their financial resources through effective access to relevant knowledge and skills backed by innovative capital market, private equity and corporate finance advisory solutions.
Alain has advised and represented numerous private equity funds, private companies and JSE-listed companies throughout his career and has advised clients in respect of over R7 billion of successfully concluded transactions, raising in excess of R5 billion of debt and equity capital. Alain is a MBA (Finance), LLB and B Com (Law, Economics & Management) graduate and is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. In addition, he is eligible to become a Key Individual in terms of FSCA regulations and FAIS Act.