Corporate Leaders Step Up to Tackle Education in South Africa

In an inspiring display of collective responsibility, Corporate South Africa gathered at the end of July to tackle the issues that plague South Africa’ s education system, while recognising the critical role it plays in shaping the future of our country. Through the annual Execs Back to School programme, organised by Citizen Leader Lab and […]

We are pleased to announce our commitment to REdimension Capital

We are pleased to announce our commitment to REdimension Capital as a founding investor in the launch of their inaugural fund, the REdimension Real Estate Technology and Sustainability Fund I. This groundbreaking fund holds a distinct purpose, focused on investments in early-stage property technology companies. Leveraging the feedback loop from its significant property-focused limited partner […]

REdimension launches SA’s first dedicated proptech fund

REdimension Capital, a pioneering investment firm dedicated to reshaping the future of South African real estate, is pleased to announce the first close of its inaugural fund, the REdimension Real Estate Technology and Sustainability Fund I. This unique fund, which has received support from leading, forward-thinking stakeholders in the real estate sector, will focus on […]

It’s ok it’s ok it’s ok it’s ok

#TheFutureWeWant I spent Thursday morning at Ekuthuleni Primary School in Diepkloof, Soweto, hosted by Itumuleng Kgaboesele of @SphereHoldings and @CitizenLeaderLab, an NGO that runs the Partners for Possibility as part of the Execs Back To School. We met the principal, some teachers, lots of kids. We asked two children what they wished for their schools. […]

SA’s venture capital sector shoots the lights out, creating significant growth & jobs

Endeavor SA’s Harvest Fund II portfolio consists of 17 companies that delivered 123% annual revenue growth and created 2,800 jobs in 2022, with 75% of these opportunities benefiting black South Africans and 90% benefiting youth. 🚀These high-impact tech businesses are experiencing exponential growth while addressing mass market challenges. From left to right: Alison Collier, Managing […]

Sphere Holdings is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 25.1% interest in the Pogir Group

The Pogir Group is an independent brokerage which has, over the past 53 years, built an exceptional business focused on providing personalised service to customers across its insurance, health care, employee benefits, life financial planning and wealth management offerings. The company’s core strength lies in its deep understanding of the long term and evolving risk […]

RIDING AS ONE TEAM – THE OLD MUTUAL WEALTH DOUBLE CENTURY RACE 2022

This past weekend, the Sphere-Thesele Team participated in the spectacular Old Mutual Wealth Double Century. Over the last 10 years, we together with our friends from Thesele have brought together our business partners, portfolio companies executives and friends to take part in this beautiful ride. Our ethos has remained: we start with 12 riders and […]

Roger OCallaghan wishes Sphere Holdings a happy 19th birthday!

Babcock Ntuthuko Engineering (BNE) and Babcock Plant Services (BPS) have been a long-term investments for Sphere Holdings and took the time to wish us a happy 19th Birthday. The success of this partnership which commenced in 2004 is in part due to the strong relationship built between the Sphere Holdings principals and the BNE and […]