Emerging investment holding companies transforming South African business landscape

Many of South Africa’s first generation of black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions have matured, producing a second wave of black-owned and operated businesses. A significant number of these companies have the capital, management expertise, insight and ability to transform the Read the full story

BEE scheme bucks the trend in agriculture

New entrants in the agricultural sector find it hard to survive, especially when they are previously disadvantaged individuals.  That is not the case with a Western Cape based citrus project in Upper Olifants River Valley near Citrusdal. Cedar Citrus (Pty) Read the full story

State Power Utility uncompromising on transfor – mation commitment

Mining giants, Exxaro and Anglo American could be in for a rocky ride if Eskom’s threats are to be taken seriously. This comes after the state utility’s quarter update today. Eskom was responding to Exxaro’s restructuring of its black economic Read the full story

Patrice Motsepe’s ARC, new Alexander Forbes empowerment partner

Shareholders of Alexander Forbes Group Holdings, have approved a transaction announced in November 2016 introducing African Rainbow Capital Proprietary Limited (ARC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ubuntu-Botho Investments Proprietary Limited, as an empowerment shareholder. ARC is investing in Alexander Forbes’s African Read the full story