Itai Walter Chirume

Itai Walter Chirume

Senior Associate




Education/Bar Membership

o University of Zimbabwe-Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Hons
o MSc. Finance and Investment-National University of Science and Technology (NUST, ZIM);
o B.Comm (Finance) Honours – National University of Science & Technology;
o Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)-(Charlottesville, USA);
o Charter of the Certified Financial Analyst(CFA) (Charlottesville,USA)

Itai has a strong background in investment banking having been previously employed by Premier Banking Corporation (now Ecobank) as Divisional Head Financial Markets (Treasury). He also worked as a Fund Manager at Zimnat Asset Management and Stock Broker at Kingdom Stockbrokers P/L and MMC Stockbrokers P/L. He combines his deep industry knowledge of the financial Services sector with law in offering premium practical solutions to clients. Itai is highly regarded as the 'go to' person in financial transactions. He is also an Executive Director of Intellego Investment Consultants P/L and MMC Capital P/L.
  • Lead Financial Advisor in the establishment of DPL Opportunities Fund (PE RE Fund) [USD$30 million];
  • Lead Advisor in Willdale (PVT) Ltd.'s Real Estate disposal/ Balance Sheet Restructuring [USD$ 5 million];
  • Sponsoring Broker to FMHL in its Rights issue [USD$ 25 million] & Acquisition of NDI [USD 9 million];
  • Sponsoring Broker to Zimre Holdings Ltd's rights issue [USD 15 million]
  • Sponsoring Broker to NMBZ Holdings Ltd's Private Placement [USD$ 15 million];
  • Sponsoring Broker to Nicoz Diamond Rights Issue [USD$ 4 million].
  • A Critical Analysis of Changes Relating to Director's Accountability, Bank supervision and ownership of banks occasioned by the Banking Amendment Act, 2015- Financial Gazette Top Companies Survey Magazine-2017.
  • Exploring alternative investment vehicles- Zimbabwe Association of Pension Funds (ZAPF) Annual Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Fiscal Policy Review- Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators Zimbabwe-Breakfast Seminar
  • Capital Markets Development in Zimbabwe and Sub Saharan Africa- CNBC Africa.

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