A Brief History
JP Blue Capital Consulting (Pty) Ltd was established in 2014 as a specialist financial services provider, focusing primarily on foreign exchange transactions and investments, both local and international. JP Blue is a natural progression for the directors, Peter Gerber and Jessica Riche. They have combined industry experience of more than 45 years, as well as being former colleagues. They both share a passion for their respective fields of expertise, namely investments for Peter and foreign exchange for Jessica.
JP Blue acquired the majority shareholding in Rand Rescue in 2023.
What We Do
- Discretionary Share Portfolios both Local & International
- Mutual Funds both Local & International
- Tax Structures
- Foreign Exchange Transfers
- Structured Notes
- Custodial Services
- Foreign Bank Accounts
- Offshore Trust Services
- Corporate & Personal Cash Management
Certification & Approval
JP Blue is registered under the current Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 2002 (FAIS) and is also approved by the South African Reserve Bank for Foreign Exchange Transactions, to ensure legitimate and Regulated services. JP Blue is an authorised Financial Services Provider under the FSP license number 45488. JP Blue’s compliance function is outsourced to Infinitus Risk Management Service and to date we have a perfect compliance record.
Peter is an investment specialist and boasts over 30 years of experience in the financial industry. He specialises in both local and offshore investments along with a host of related offerings. He held senior positions in banking in South Africa before leaving the corporate world to venture on his own over 20 years ago. Peter has business interests in South Africa, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. He and Jessica founded JP Blue Capital South Africa in 2014. Rand Rescue New Zealand is a subsidiary of JP Blue Capital in South Africa and Peter currently fulfils the role of Financial Director of the Rand Group. Peter holds a B Comm Accounting degree from the University of Port Elizabeth, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Business Management and is an Associate member of the Chartered Governance Institute of South Africa. Peter has passed the First Level Regulatory Examination for Representatives and is a registered FSA with the Financial Planning Institute.
Jessica is a management graduate with more than 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry as well as 10 years in management experience. Jessica has a National Diploma in Management for Technikon Natal and a Post Graduate Certificate from the Edinburgh School of Business. Jessica has focused primarily on financial planning in the past but has since found her niche within the field of foreign exchange. Jess has an absolute passion to assist clients and to add value in whatever way possible. Jessica and Peter founded JP Blue Capital South Africa in 2014. She currently has business interests in South Africa, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and heads up Operations for the Rand Group. Jessica has passed the First Level Regulatory Examination for Representatives, First Level Regulatory Examination for FSP’s and Key Individuals and is a registered FSA with the Financial Planning Institute.
Administration & Sales
Kelvin has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry, the latter 5 years being at the helm on Investec Specialist Banks foreign exchange department.
During his tenure at Investec, he honed his skills on the Retail FX trading desk as well as obtaining extensive experience in FX settlements and FX Risk and control.
Kelvin has passed the First Level Regulatory Examination for Representatives and is currently completing his B.Com Risk Management degree.
Jenna has a B Comm Financial Sciences degree from the University of Pretoria. Her majors were Tax, Finance and Accounting with Jenna’s particular area of interest being tax. She has also passed the First Level Regulatory Examinations for Representatives, as well as the First Level Regulatory Examination for FSP’s and Key Individuals in South Africa. Jenna is responsible for Administration within JP Blue Capital and also plays a key role in coordination of business processes between JP Blue and the Rand Group.
JP Blue also has other outsourced role players that contribute to both sales and administration.
Peter +27 82 325 5131
Kelvin +27 71 609 9750