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The Uber of venture capitalism – invest now

CloudCap is an innovative new investment portal with proven returns of between 18 and 21% per annum, in full compliance with South African financial regulations. It allows you to invest in a range of start-ups and established companies in cutting edge and disruptive industries like artificial intelligence, medical technologies and fintech. 

SURVEY | Africa private equity confidence

We are pleased to present our 2021 Africa Private Equity Confidence Survey (PECS). This publication is centred around valuable insights into how fellow private equity (PE) practitioners view the African PE landscape, specifically their future expectations over the next 12 months.

How private equity deals in the mid-market space can unlock jobs

Fund managers and institutional investors can stimulate the domestic economy and create inclusive jobs by investing more in mid-market companies. Mid-market companies have cemented their position in the sectors of the economy they operate in and have great potential from both an economic and job growth perspective.

Accelerating towards Africa’s digital future

COVID-19 has impacted the globe in unimaginable ways. While all industries and sectors have been altered to varying degrees Africa’s Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) sector has for the most part seen a boon because of the pandemic.

PODCAST | What the proposed amendments to the PFA mean for...

An interview with Stephen Katzenellenbogen, Senior Executive, Private Wealth Manager, NFB Private Wealth Management, and Dr Ivor Blumenthal, CEO, ArkKonsult, discussing an article penned by Andrew Duvenage, Managing Director, NFB Private Wealth Management, apropos the ANC’s Economic Transformation Committee proposal outlining changes to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act.

What the proposed amendments to PFA mean for retirement savers

Earlier this year, the ANC’s Economic Transformation Committee published a proposal outlining changes to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act. Regulation 28, which controls the extent to which retirement funds may invest in particular asset classes.

How the weak economy favours medium sized companies

South Africa’s medium-sized businesses have generally proven to be more resilient to the prolonged weakness in the economy, and now are more likely to weather successfully the fall-out from COVID-19 lockdown, than their smaller or larger counterparts.

What an investor looks for in a startup

Budding entrepreneurs are seldom short on innovative ideas; the biggest challenge is usually to attract funding to enhance execution capabilities, which is where venture capital (VC) companies come in. A form of private equity financing, these VC firms fill the gap that many traditional financiers have been unable or unwilling to fund.

Deal makers are now focusing on ESG issues across all sectors

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters rapidly rose up the corporate agenda in 2019, such that ESG is now a mainstream issue across all areas of corporate life, including in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Our M&A in 2020: The New Normal report takes a closer look at this key trend that has come to the fore in the past 12 months due to increased awareness of climate change, unease with globalisation, and pressure from activists and consumers.

Private equity in Africa – why you need a long-term view

Despite the hurdles, opportunities abound in Africa for private equity - but innovation and a long-term approach are needed.


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