Bruce Hunt is the CEO of Ownership Solutions (Pty) Ltd and a Director of Transcend Corporate Advisors (Pty) Ltd, the two leading BEE Advisory Firms in South Africa. He is a specialist in structuring Multinational BEE Empowerment deals and designing and implementing democratic Employee Owned Trusts and Broad Based Empowerment Schemes. He has a particular competence in designing tax efficient structures that drive value for the investee company and the BEE Investor while maximising the BEE Ownership Points in terms of Code 100.
Bruce set up and developed CIDA City Campus’s Empowerment Foundation which currently has an investment portfolio in excess of R250m. He has been consulting in the ownership aspects of empowerment with a special emphasis on Black Economic Empowerment Partner Selection and Deal Structuring, on employee ownership trusts, Enterprise Development and Community Trust Structures. He also lectured Corporate Strategy for Milpark Business School’s MBA Program. Prior to that, Bruce worked for Investec Bank for five years. Prior to joining Investec he spent four years in the printing and heavy engineering businesses as a turnaround consultant. He holds a B.Comm degree from the University of Cape Town, is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has an MBA from Manchester Business School. Bruce is also a founding Director of the Employee Ownership Association of Africa.