MANAGING DIRECTOR AND PORTFOLIO MANAGER
Karl Siegling established Cadence Asset Management in 2003 and listed Cadence Capital Limited (ASX: CDM) on the ASX in December 2006. Mr Siegling has over 25 years financial services experience having worked for international firms such as Deutsche Morgan Grenfell (now Deutsche Bank) and Goldman Sachs, along with eFinancial Capital Limited (Challenger Funds Management) and Wilson Asset Management in Australia. Mr Siegling holds a Bachelor of Commerce & LLB, Graduate Diploma Applied Finance and Investment (FINSIA) and has an MBA (Finance & Entrepreneurial Endeavours) from INSEAD in France.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER/ CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Wayne Davies has over 20 years funds management experience as a COO/ CFO both in Australia and overseas. Originally trained as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa, Mr Davies has worked as an Operations Consultant (Deloittes Consulting Group) and has held the position of COO/ CFO at Theorema Asset Management (London) and Matthews Capital Partners (Australia) before joining the team at Cadence Capital in 2007. Mr Davies holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Post Graduate Diploma of Accounting, and is a member of the Chartered Accountants (South Africa) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK). Wayne runs the day-to-day activities at Cadence Capital and is also a Director of Cadence Capital Limited and Cadence Opportunities Funds Limited.
Chris Garrard initially joined Cadence Capital in 2007 as a Portfolio Manager and has over 20 years finance and financial services experience, first as a financial analyst at IBM and as Portfolio Manager for the Garrard Geared Australian Share Fund. Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a Masters of Commerce (Finance).
Elizabeth Santoso joined Cadence Capital in 2020 as a Fund Operations. Elizabeth has more than 10 years of experience in financial services having worked previously at Rabobank, ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, State Street and BNP Paribas. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) focused in Accounting and Finance from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Min Li Thong
Financial Accounting/ Operations
Min Li Thong joined Cadence Capital in 2011. Min Li has more than 20 years experience in accounting having worked both in Australia and overseas. She started working in KPMG in auditing and then moved on to the manufacturing industry working as the Operations and Accounting Manager. Her accounting experience in Australia involves various industries. Min Li holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting). Min Li consults into Cadence Capital in both Financial Accounting and Operations.
Funds management involves a lot of synthesis of information and reading. Over the years we all end up reading many investment books and refer to them from time to time.
The team at Cadence has compiled a list of books that have influenced our investment style, or helped provide insight into the investment process.
Whilst not an exhaustive list, the 10 titles contained in this eBook provide a good starting point for any interested investor.