Interview with Mark van Wyk: Portfolio Manager at Mergence Investment Managers and winner of the ABSIP Alternative Fund Manager Award in 2016

In 2015 BlackRock the world’s largest asset manager, ABSIP (Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals) and 27four Investment Managers teamed up to kick start a global skills development and entrepreneurship programme focused on providing exposure to talented South African black investment professionals in the management of global investment mandates. Every year two investment professionals are selected to attend courses offered by the BlackRock Training Academy that are directly related to their skill set and therefore designed to enhance their capability.