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We're Passionate about Property Finance and Trade Finance


For over 25 years, we have successfully designed effective financing solutions for businesses. In 2014, Chester Finance was acquired by Cullinan Holdings Limited, which is wholly owned by The Travel Corporation, a global travel group, and prides itself as being one of the leading companies within the Tourism and Leisure sector. Chester Finance and Cullinan Financial Services now represent both Johannesburg and Cape Town.

We invest in relationships and believe in partnerships to facilitate growth. Our dynamic team seeks to add value to your business.

Meet the Team

– Real partnership for real growth –

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Seymour is a qualified chartered account with a wide range of experience in venture capital and private equity initiatives. He has furthermore been involved in providing corporate finance advisory services. Seymour has experience in starting up new ventures, running established operations and in turnaround management. Seymour is the Chief Executive Officer of Chester Finance.

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Ursula received a BCompt degree, majoring in tax, auditing and accounting and thereafter, completed her articles of clerkship gaining extensive experience in auditing, accounting, tax, banking, credit management, compliance and computing.  In 2004, she joined the Chester Finance team and has been engaged in all aspects of the business including client portfolio management, credit assessment, sales and marketing and business development. Ursula is passionate about the trade and property finance space and experienced in looking for and assessing innovative credit solutions for the SMME market.

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Bekumzi is an experienced deal maker who has occupied various client-facing roles in Commercial Property Finance at different financial institutions.  He is equipped with a Bachelor of Science degree from UCT, an advanced certificate in Property Finance from Wits University and has completed the UCT Graduate School of Business Property Development Programme. Bekumzi recently joined the Chester Finance team as an Account Executive: Property Finance.

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Sandra started working life at the International Banking Services division of Trust Bank, East London then moved to a company in Port Elizabeth, where she did their foreign exchange (amongst other duties). She then moved to Johannesburg and worked at a Trade Finance company for 8 years before moving to the Trade Finance Department of Chester Finance in 1998. She enjoys helping and working with our clients both on the property and trade finance side.

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Reneé has a diverse working background with experience gained in retail, leisure, automotive, IT, legal and shipping. She has been with Chester Finance for 19 years and counting, serving in the capacity of office administrator, IT manager, credit controller, FICA compliance officer, security officer, first aider and Covid19 officer.

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