About Cannon Asset Managment

Richard van Vliet

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Richard van Vliet obtained a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree at the University of the Witwatersrand and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in Johannesburg in 1983. On leaving Price Waterhouse he became the sole proprietor of an audit practice in Johannesburg, with work biased towards international mergers and acquisitions, taxation and financial structures. From 1995 until mid-1997 he also represented the Jersey General Group, an offshore investment group of companies, in Johannesburg.

He relocated to Guernsey in August 1997 as a founding member of Cannon Asset Management Limited where he is now the managing director. He currently holds the chairmanship of The Cubic Property Fund, a Channel Islands Stock Exchange listed fund, and previously Cannon Asset Managers (Pty) Ltd, prior to the group sale of this investment management company which is registered in South Africa. He also held the position of a main board member of Thames River Capital Holdings Limited, a fund management company with USD 9bn under management and which has recently been acquired by F&C Investments.


Adrian Cann

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Adrian Cann is a director of Cannon Asset Management Limited in Guernsey, which was established in 1997. He was born and educated in London. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1968. Since qualifying he has worked in commerce and in practice with Coopers & Lybrand and Deloitte Haskins and Sells. After three years in Johannesburg with Deloitte he moved to Botswana where he stayed for 13 years and became the senior partner of Deloitte"s Botswana practice.

He moved to Guernsey in 1990 and after six years with Town Mills Trust Company Limited as Managing Director, and main board director of the Ashburton Group of companies he resigned to become a founding member of Cannon. He also held the position of a main board director of Thames River Capital Holdings Limited and a director of a various number of underlying Thames River Funds, Thames River Capital is a fund management company with USD 9bn under management and which has recently been acquired by F&C Investments.



Arthur Evans

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Arthur Evans studied at Durban Technikon Natal, South Africa passing the Southern African Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators exams in 1993. He moved to London where he pursued a career in Accounting. He worked with several organisations before finding employment with Interactive Data Corporation, (previously named FT Interactive Data) based in London, for 15 years. He qualified as a practicing member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in 2005. He moved to Guernsey in May 2009 to join Cannon Asset Management Limited. Arthur's current responsibilities include accounting and administration management. He was appointed a Director in 2011