DFI operates with an entrepreneurial mind-set and institutional capabilities.
Our work is a source of pride and enjoyment. We are passionate about delivering consistent and superior risk-adjusted returns for our clients and creating exceptional places for people to work, live and play.
Our culture and decision-making is anchored by our core values with a mission to cultivate excellence and trust in DFI’s people, partnerships and performance.
We are self-disciplined and obsessive in our desire to sustain excellence and create exceptional value for our clients. We foster a learning environment to ensure we continually improve.
We adhere to the highest personal, professional and ethical standards to do what is right for our stakeholders, with whom we take a partnership approach. We believe radical honesty and consistency build trust and foster collaboration.
We act as entrepreneurs, thinking as owners and taking responsibility for the future success and growth of the business. We are flexible, creative and decisive in our approach to problem solving and identifying new opportunities.
We cultivate collaboration through focusing on common goals, operating within an ideas meritocracy and holding ourselves and each other accountable. We reward hard work and commitment through an equitable allocation of the firm’s financial successes.
We take time to step into the shoes of our colleagues and stakeholders, to understand their challenges and what they are feeling and thinking. We listen deeply to what is being communicated to enable us to respond effectively to the real needs.
We create a non-hierarchical and empowering environment that encourages strong convictions, critical thinking and business creativity. We recruit exceptionally talented and highly motivated people who we trust and support to achieve their full potential in service of our clients.
“It always seems impossible until it is done.”
– Nelson Mandela
We seek to hire smart, authentic and dynamic individuals and are committed to building a platform to inspire, empower, educate and reward exceptional talent.
If you are interested in being part of the growth of the firm, we invite you to connect with us by emailing your Curriculum Vitae to email@example.com