The firm was founded by Kenny Arnott in 1999. Arnott Capital is an
alternative investment manager which focuses on absolute returns.
Chief Investment Officer
Kenny Arnott has thirty years’ experience in equity and commodity markets. Prior to founding Arnott Capital, Kenny was at Macquarie Bank from 1994-99 in the Commodity and Equities Group as a derivative trader. From 1990-94 he was at Dunavant Enterprises, employed as a commodity trader. Dunavant Enterprise at the time was the largest cotton trading firm globally.
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Yianni joined Arnott in 2019 as a Portfolio Manager on the Arnott Opportunities Fund. Prior to Arnott, Yianni was assistant Portfolio Manager at KIS Capital Partners from 2016 and prior to that he spent 4 years at Ernst & Young Australia where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
Adam joined Arnott Capital in 2022 as a Dealer/Analyst. Prior to Arnott, Adam spent two years working on the retail equities desk at Morgan’s Financial Limited. Before entering the finance industry, Adam spent five years as a professional sailor competing both domestically and internationally. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Economics.
Chief Operating Officer and Compliance Officer
Vanessa Puchert is a qualified Chartered Accountant who serves as Chief Operating Officer and Compliance Officer at Arnott Capital. Vanessa is responsible for all operational and financial functions including accounting and audit. As compliance officer, Vanessa manages all internal compliance of the company and Funds and works closely with the Directors on all regulatory compliance matters. Prior to joining Arnott Capital in 2017, Vanessa spent 18 years in the accounting profession in Cape Town, London and Melbourne. This included areas of auditing, accounting, financial statement software development, and corporate finance.