Peter van den Heever


The Rockwood team has been deliberately constructed to contain individuals from diverse backgrounds but with extensive experience in their respective disciplines pertaining to private equity.


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Peter van den Heever
Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and post graduate qualifications in Accounting, Company Law, Tax Law and Banking Law. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Peter joined the Private Equity team in 2007 and is responsible for the raising and structuring of debt capital introduced into portfolio companies acquired and owned by Rockwood. He serves on the boards and board subcommitees of Rockwood Private Equity, Kwikspace Modular Buildings, Bravo Group and Enviroserv Waste Management. He chairs the Finance and Risk Committee of Kwikspace.

Peter joined the team from Old Mutual Specialised Finance where he jointly headed up Debt Origination, the business responsible for leading Old Mutual’s participation in syndicated loans, acquisition and structured finance transactions. Prior to joining Old Mutual, Peter held senior positions at Nedbank Capital in both their Securitisation and Specialised Finance businesses, responsible for the origination and execution of a number of landmark funding transactions. He served articles at Deloitte, working out of Johannesburg and Los Angeles offices.