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About Us

Who we are

Silhouette Capital provides a service that is traditionally the responsibility of an in-house treasury function. This service focuses on the advisory side of the business model. As an authorised financial services provider, (FSP nr 43873) we strive to assist our clients in managing the currency and interest rate risk they are exposed to and help them to make informed decisions. We enable our clients to focus on their core business while we provide them with a peace-of-mind management service.

We are a team who deals with clients in various industries. Amongst others we service clients in the agriculture, mining, construction, medical, retail and tourism industry.

The Team

We crown ourselves with excellence, integrity and professionalism. Our team does not only have the relevant professional qualifications but also extensive corporate and banking experience in the field of risk management.

SalonetteSalonette Abrie
Salonette is the founding member and the CEO of Silhouette Capital. She is a qualified chartered accountant who specialises in risk management. She has more than ten years of financial engineering, treasury management and foreign exchange structuring experience which she obtained at ABSA Capital, Rand Merchant Bank and Standard Bank. Salonette also worked at Barloworld Ltd from 2001 to 2005 where she focused on cost accounting, financial management and treasury management.

MelanieMelanie Botha
Melanie is a junior economic researcher and treasury dealer at Silhouette Capital. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Investment and Risk Management, which she achieved cum laude. She also completed a honours degree in Risk Management at the North West University. Melanie’s primary focus is to compile innovative market reports to keep clients informed of the fast changing economic environment. She is also responsible for the conclusion of customer trades. She is a positive and dynamic person who strives to leave a legacy.

AmandaAmanda Ponie
Amanda completed her degree in Economics and Econometrics, and went on to graduate with her honours degree in the field of Financial Economics. During her studies, she was employed at the University of Johannesburg’s Department of Economics as an economics research assistant and an econometrics tutor. At Silhouette Capital, Amanda is responsible for treasury dealing, report writing, technical analysis and client advice. With the desire to understand and fulfill the needs of our clients, her primary focus is to deliver excellent service. 

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