Experience and expertise

Tamela is a black owned and managed investment, corporate finance advisory (including JSE sponsor services) and fund management company which was founded by Sydney Mhlarhi and Vusi Mahlangu in 2008. Tamela’s origin dates back to 2005 when Sydney Mhlarhi and Vusi Mahlangu left Standard Bank and Investec Bank respectively to launch their own investment company, Tamela Group, now the holding company of Tamela.

Rethinking Employee Share Ownership Plans in South Africa 768 513 Tamela
Rethinking Employee Share Ownership Plans in South Africa

Corporates both globally and in South Africa are struggling to find and retain talent. One of the mechanisms that is becoming increasingly popular to counter this issue is the use of Employee Share Ownership Plans (ESOPs).

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Harnessing University Innovation 1060 594 Tamela
Harnessing University Innovation

Commercializing research, intellectual property (IP), and technology from universities is a nascent but growing trend in South Africa, which is set to play a pivotal role in driving innovation and economic growth.

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Connectivity. Communication. Convergence. 768 512 Tamela
Connectivity. Communication. Convergence.

During March 2024, South Africa was plunged into a digital blackout following an internet outage which affected mobile network operators (“MNOs”) and cloud services, impacting Microsoft and other critical platforms (WhatsApp and X!).

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The impact of elections on M&A deal activity 768 512 Tamela
The impact of elections on M&A deal activity

South Africa is gearing up for what many believe will be one of the most pivotal elections post-1994.

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Navigating South Africa’s alternative investment landscape with mezzanine finance 768 512 Tamela
Navigating South Africa’s alternative investment landscape with mezzanine finance

While the world remains divided over whether the global economy will weaken this year, amid inflationary pressures, escalating geopolitical tensions, and social unrest, the aftershocks have extended into global credit ecosystems as both borrowers and lenders adapt to new economic realities.

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Agility: The boardroom imperative 768 514 Tamela
Agility: The boardroom imperative

The past five years have given business leaders a clear indication of how interconnected and unpredictable business, society, and economies are.

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JSE Listings Requirements: Auditor Accreditation 768 513 Tamela
JSE Listings Requirements: Auditor Accreditation

The JSE has now circulated the final amendments regarding auditor accreditation including the removal of the whole of Section 22 (as well as Forms E1-E4), which will be effective as of 4 December 2023.

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Generative AI in the market: What can we learn from the dot.com era? 768 514 Tamela
Generative AI in the market: What can we learn from the dot.com era?

Tamela’s Mezzanine Debt Funds are more than just about financial returns. They are about making a lasting impact on society. Investments made in Mezzanine Debt Fund I have not only delivered returns but have also catalysed job creation, promoted inclusive economic participation, and contributed to economic growth in South Africa.

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