a private equity fund manager,

investing in South Africa

Ditiro Capital

Our why

South Africa is a country of significant contrast. On one hand, it is a country with abundant natural and human resources, world class sectors such as financial services, mining and agriculture. While, on the other hand, the country is faced with significant challenges including high unemployment, failing infrastructure, and lack of access to quality education and healthcare for the majority of the population. Ditiro appreciates this dichotomy and partners with innovative, solutions driven businesses that have a track record of commercial success while simultaneously making a meaningful impact within their social contexts.

Who we are &

What we do

Ditiro is a black women-owned and led investment manager established in 2019, based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are long-term investors who have our roots in the country, in communities that continue to face the challenges of unemployment, poverty and lack of access to services. We have a keen understanding of the market; and are leveraging our experience and knowledge to achieve our dual objectives of achieving positive financial and social returns through our investments.
We invest in medium sized, unlisted businesses in sectors which have been identified as having sustainable growth prospects, such as healthcare, agri-processing and manufacturing.
We provide growth or replacement capital to acquire significant minority or majority equity interests in these businesses.
Post investment, we are involved in a strategic capacity and partner with other stakeholders in contributing to the value creation process.
We assist our portfolio companies develop and implement a systematic approach to Environmental, Social and Governance (‘ESG’) factors relevant to them.
On exit from our portfolio companies, we seek to achieve the targeted financial and social returns that are beneficial to all stakeholders in that business.
Executive Team

Madichaba Nhlumayo

Madichaba is the founder and CEO of Ditiro. She is an investment professional with experience in private markets in South Africa. Prior to founding Ditiro, she was an executive at Pan-African Capital Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a BEE investment holding company; and prior to that was a member of the investment teams at both Trinitas Private Equity and of RMB Ventures respectively.  She has had extensive board experience as a shareholder representative on several investee company boards throughout her career.

Executive Team

Mandisa Nkosi

Mandisa is an Executive Director of Ditiro Capital. She is an investment professional with over 15 years of financial services experience covering private equity and investment banking. Prior to this, she was an Associate Fund Principal at the Public Investment Corporation’s Isibaya division where she gained investment experience through her involvement in deal execution and portfolio management across a number of sectors. She also served as a non-executive director on investee company boards and sub-committees. Before that, she spent over 6 years at Standard Bank CIB Credit where she was involved in the provision of debt solutions (including credit restructurings) to corporates in South Africa and other African markets. She also spent 3 years at RMB Ventures where she was a member of the finance team.

Executive Team

Karabo Nkoana

Karabo Nkoana is an executive of Ditiro.  She is an investment professional with a background in engineering and management consulting. Prior to joining Ditiro, Karabo was executive director at Arenema Ventures, an investment advisory firm that serves clients within Private Equity, Venture Capital and early-stage start-up phase. Prior to this, Karabo was part of the investment teams at The SA SME Fund, Pegasys Capital and Ke Nako Capital. Karabo has gained valuable investment experience across the South African private markets space.

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