Mercato Financial Services, provides portfolio management, unit trust advisory, brokerage and  bespoke financial solutions to world-class institutions in South Africa and individual investors globally.

Our goal is to help our clients navigate markets and meet their evolving investment objectives. This happens in many different ways:


We provide clients with customized and innovative solutions that address their distinct needs. We partner with clients around the world, managing assets in every major asset class.


We structure portfolios that seek to capitalize on market inefficiencies to help clients meet their goals.


We identify market opportunities and invest on behalf of our clients within a world-class risk framework.


We offer clients proprietary research and market insights in an ever-changing macro environment.

We never stop learning about our business, our world, or ourselves. We’re proud to offer opportunities for students and recent graduates who are ready to grow their careers with us.

Get your career started at Mercato by completing our application form below.

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Any information you provide is confidential and will only be viewed by our human resources team in an effort to fill open positions. In addition, the information you provide is subject to our privacy policy practices.

Please note that Mercato will not accept unsolicited approaches or speculative CV’s, nor will Merato be responsible for any related fees, from Third Party Firms who are not preferred suppliers.

Beware of fraudulent job postings from people claiming to be recruiters for Mercato.We are aware of job postings being made by people who claim to be recruiters for Mercato, even using Mercato employee names, but who are in no way affiliated with Mercato. We have also been made aware of people posing as Mercato recruiters and making contact about job opportunities and extending job offers via text message, instant message or chat rooms. These job postings and offers are fraudulent.

It is the policy of Mercato to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Mercato will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.