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WHO IS ATA CAPITAL?

Ata Capital (based in Johannesburg, South Africa) is a cross-sectoral, alternative asset class fund manager, focused on identifying and maximising real investment opportunities that create sustained stakeholder impact, generate effective returns and drive sector transformation. The company, founded in 2012 by CEO, Lelo Rantloane, and the Harris Family Office, is majority black-owned and is managed by a group of seasoned investment professionals.

Ata Capital’s purpose is to attract and manage private and institutional capital, structuring diverse investments that generate superior returns for investors, employees and shareholders; whilst innovating for positive impact and transformation within its investee companies and broader society.

Ata Capital About Invest

The Ata Capital team comprises highly skilled and motivated professionals who focus their considerable talents on identifying value creation opportunities on behalf of investors. Levering their extensive knowledge of the sub-Saharan investment sector, our experts combine flexibility, adaptability and resilience to generate competitive returns and sustainable results. Each team member is empowered to deliver excellent strategic value and advice with professionalism, impact, relevance and sustainability.

Lelo Rantloane

CEO and Executive
Board Member

Ata Capital Executive Team

Maredi Mampuru

Head: Client Relations

Mamedupi Matsipa

Investment Executive

Ata Capital Our Team

Monwabisi Myoli

Investment Associate

Cebile Hlophe

Head of Finance

Reitumetse Dintoe

Accountant

Nontokozo Luthuli

Office Manager

Ata Capital Our Team

The Ata Capital team comprises highly skilled and motivated professionals who focus their considerable talents on identifying value creation opportunities on behalf of investors. Levering their extensive knowledge of the sub-Saharan investment sector, our experts combine flexibility, adaptability and resilience to generate competitive returns and sustainable results. Each team member is empowered to deliver excellent strategic value and advice with professionalism, impact, relevance and sustainability.

Lelo Rantloane CEO and Executive Board Member

BSc. Engineering (Hons)

Lelo Rantloane CEO and Executive Board Member

BSc. Engineering (Hons)

Lelo is the founding CEO of Ata Capital. Prior to this position, he was Head of Debt Capital Markets at Deutsche Bank AG’s Johannesburg Branch. He began his career with Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) as a Transactor in Debt Capital Markets and later became a Transactor in Acquisition and Leveraged Finance where he focused specifically on private equity firms, providing debt and quasi-equity structuring and financing solutions for their acquisitions. While at RMB, he was appointed as Executive Assistant to the CEOs of FirstRand and FirstRand Bank. In addition, Lelo has worked for Morgan Stanley’s Securitised Product Group in London and as a Transactor (on secondment) at the Makalani Management Company, following the departures of the CEO and CIO of the business.

Lelo is also member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

Maredi Mampuru Head: Client Relations

Bcomm. Economics & Information Technology

Maredi Mampuru Head: Client Relations

Bcomm. Economics & Information Technology

In his current role at Ata Capital, Maredi focuses on investor relations; fundraising and business development; compliance liaison; investment support; and monitoring and reporting. Prior to joining Ata Capital, Maredi held the position of Business Development Manager at Liberty Corporate, where he served as a member of the senior management committee. He also spent seven years with the Momentum Group where he served in different capacities, including Head of Asset Consulting at Advice At Work and Head of Investment Distribution. He began his career with a consulting firm, Alexander Forbes before moving on to become Senior Asset Consultant at NBC Holdings.

Mamedupi Moshidi Investment Executive

BComm. (Hons) Information Sciences
MBA

Mamedupi Moshidi Investment Executive

BComm. (Hons) Information Sciences
MBA

Mamedupi currently focuses on research; investment analysis; modelling and structuring; and monitoring and reporting. Prior to joining Ata Capital, Mamedupi held the position of Investment Associate at Goodwell Investments, a Netherlands based impact investment/venture capital firm with partnerships and investments in India, Ghana and Nigeria. Before this, she spent eight years at FirstRand Group mostly spent with Rand Merchant Bank, where she gained experience in preference share funding and financing of private equity transactions. While at FirstRand, she also served as Executive Assistant to the Group CEO for two years. Mamedupi’s career in the sector began with Accenture South Africa, where she fulfilled the role of Management Consultant.

Monwabisi Myoli Investment Associate

CA (SA)

Monwabisi Myoli Investment Associate

CA (SA)

Prior to joining Ata Capital in 2018, Monwabisi fulfilled a number of roles at EY, including that of Manager of the Business Valuations and Modelling division where he focused on performing industry and economic analyses; business valuations; budget preparation; and quality and risk management. He also spent time within the Assurance division, responsible for audit project management, client liaison and documentation preparation and as a trainee accountant focusing on the execution and supervision of various audits.

Cebile Hlophe Finance Manager

BComm. (Hons)
CIMA

Cebile Hlophe Finance Manager

BComm. (Hons)
CIMA

Cebile has just over a decade’s accounting experience, currently assuming overall financial responsibility for Ata Capital and its subsidiaries, including investment support and monitoring and reporting. Prior to joining Ata Capital, she was Finance Manager at Instinctif Partners - a global communications consultancy - where she was responsible for the financial management of the South African office and financial reporting to the London office. Cebile also worked for Vantage Capital Group as a Financial Accountant for almost four years, where she gained significant expertise in investment accounting and investor reporting.

Cebile is a member of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).

Reitumetse Dintoe Junior Accountant

BComm. Accounting

Reitumetse Dintoe Junior Accountant

BComm. Accounting

Reitumetse is an accountant for Ata Capital and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining the company, Reitumetse was a Financial Accountant at IS-Ignite where she assisted the financial controller with product billing and month-end reporting. Reitumetse started her career at MWEB Business as Finance Graduate trainee in 2014 after completing her BComm. degree at the University of Johannesburg.

Nontokozo Luthuli Office Manager
Nontokozo Luthuli Office Manager

Nontokozo has over 10 years’ experience as an executive assistant, fulfilling a number of roles including bookkeeper, assistant accountant and running her own clothing business. Prior to joining Ata Capital, she was an Assistant Accountant at Azon Rail, an engineering manufacturing company. In addition, she worked as an Executive Assistant to the Financial Director, CEO and CFO of Metallon Corporation where she was responsible for overall office management, bookkeeping and HR.