Nisela Capital
Our Business

Our Business

Nisela Capital is a Sub-Saharan African Advisory, Asset Management & Private Equity firm focusing on Agriculture and Agricultural Value-Chains, Manufacturing, Healthcare, ICT, Industrial Services, Energy, Financial Services, Mining & Mining Services and Property. The Nisela Team has previously invested over R400 million in Sub-Saharan Africa and has advised on more than R20 billion of transactions on the continent.

Private Equity

Nisela Capital as a strong ethos of spotting opportunities and relentlessly driving deals and opportunities. In particular, Nisela has ambitions to establish a dominant black industrialist engineering group.

Nisela Capital actively seeks to make investments in undervalued companies that can benefit from operational, strategic and financial initiatives to achieve significant returns.

Current Investments – Mining & Mining Services

  • 100% of Earthmovers (yellow equipment rental)

Current Investments – Energy

  • 6% of Ssafen PLC (emerging markets Oil & Gas company with operations in Nigeria and South Africa)

Current Investments – Property

  • 34 Impala Rd (Commercial Offices)
  • The Paddocks (residential apartments)

Current Investments – Education

  • 20% of Rekindle Learning (learning technology company)


To scale up and enhance Nisela Capital’s capacity to make investments, the company is currently fund-raising.

  • Uhambo Fund 1 - Nisela is raising its maiden fund. The fund has a target of R2 billion investing growth capital in the mid-market space in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Nisela Capital is in the process of listing a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) – Nisela Industrial Holdings - on the JSE, specifically fund acquisitions in the industrial and advanced manufacturing sector. Nisela Industrial Holdings will be key to driving Nisela’s agenda to establish a dominant black industrialist engineering group.


Using the vast experience and expertise of its team, Nisela has provided bespoke and high-impact advisory services for several years. Nisela’s trusted advisor status in the market, speaks to the company’s commitment to nurture relationships, and nurture our clients’ return on investment - basically giving life to our tagline of ‘Advise, Invest, Insure’.

Nisela tackles a wide range of advisory mandates, most recently in the listed property sector and public-private partnerships.