Who We Are
A black-owned B-BBEE private equity company founded on two fundamental pillars: TRUST and HOPE. “Thembi” comes from the route Nguni word “Themba” which means trust – the key to any successful relationship. A core characteristic of post-apartheid South Africa and its people is the Hope for a better future for all. Through this vision of trust and hope comes the word ThembiSA, itself a Nguni word meaning “to promise”. ThembiSA has made it its sincerest objective and promise to contribute positively to the story of South Africa by being a trustworthy investment partner empowering, through expert investment management, the hopes of South African entrepreneurs.
“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.”
To contribute significantly to a prosperous South Africa by creating opportunity for its people.
Our Core Values
ThembiSA is anchored by the principles of integrity, collaboration, empowerment and alignment of interests.
We are driven by a culture of continuous improvement, creative thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit in order to best serve our management partners, investors and country.