Entries by Musa Capital

Musa Capital Sponsored Bakubung Student Excels At M.I.T

South Africa’s export-driven economy is highly dependent on good road and air transportation, so the country’s government recently sent 30 fast-rising transport managers, mostly in their 30s and 40s, to MIT for a specially developed five-day professional education programme. What was also special about these managers was that most of them had grown up in disadvantaged communities […]

Musa Capital Blazes Investment Trail In Agriculture

New agricultural division will harness regional and global capital to boost food production and create a more sustainable agriculture sector in sub-Saharan Africa In a break from traditional funding of agriculture exclusively through public sector spending, NGOs and global capital, Musa Capital, will work with regional capital in the form of pension funds and in-country investment […]

Will Jimerson: Meeting Simple Needs

Will Jimerson got his first taste of entrepreneurship in the mid-1990s, after completing an electrical engineering degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and spending two years in merchant banking with Merrill Lynch. He was invited to become finance director of a new business bidding for mobile phone licences in New York. It flopped, as it did […]

R100m Absa Facility Signals Growth In Pension Backed Home Loans

JOHANNESBURG – Abacus Financial Services, a subsidiary of boutique investment manager Musa Capital, has secured a R100 million facility from Absa to grow pension backed housing loans (PBHL) in the lower- to middle-income market. Absa awarded an initial facility to Abacus of R60 million in 2012 and, according to co-founder of Musa Capital Will Jimerson, this second award signals the […]

Bakubung Factions Bury Their Seven-Year Hatchet

Breakthrough bodes well for government intervention in Rustenburg platinum belt ONLY the champagne was missing when the Bakubung royal family, the directors of the tribe’s commercial entities and financial adviser Musa Capital publicly signed a deal to bury the hatchet in the long-standing row over Bakubung shares in junior platinum miner, Wesizwe. The differences between two […]