Acting for selling shareholders Genfin Holdings, Trigen Group and Msthead, Mettle Corporate and Specialised Finance closed a deal which unlocked an investment of US$40 million into the Gridworks portfolio company, Sustainable Power Solutions ("SPS"). Mettle's director William Marais says that the investment will support SPS's expansion across sub-Saharan...

In 2020 South Africa’s media was filled with reports of fraud, corruption, and maladministration at all levels of the country’s private and public sectors. In a business environment that is increasingly sophisticated from a technology perspective, one could be forgiven for thinking that this kind...

Can the 'investment company discount' be further reduced if companies were able, at least in part, to buy-back and issue shares on demand to investors at their intrinsic value rather than having the price of their shares set by the auction process on an exchange...

Two South African investment holding companies have recently announced their intentions to unbundle some of their investments. The first is Remgro Limited ("Remgro"), which has recently distributed its shares in RMB Holdings Limited ("RMBH") and the shares that it will receive...

President Cyril Ramaphosa, during his 2020 State of the Nation Address, has urged participants in the private and public sector to find sustainable solutions to combat and reduce inequality, poverty and unemployment. The public sector has committed to assist small to medium enterprises (“SMEs”) from...