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Our Business

Women’s Investment Portfolio Holdings Limited (WIPHOLD) is an investment and operating company owned and managed by black women. Our company is dedicated to the empowerment of black women and has over the years pioneered an innovative business model, which integrates development and empowerment into robust business operations.   Our business interests are primarily focused on mining, infrastructure and financia...

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COAL MINING - SASOL MINING In 2009, WIPHOLD entered into a R1.9 billion deal with Sasol Mining. This deal translated into the creation of one of the first black-women controlled mining companies in South Africa, with 51% owned by WIPCoal Investments. We are proud majority shareholders in WIPCoalInvestments, with 60% shareholding. The remainder is owned by Mining Women Investments(MWI). MWI consists of 4,000 women from the Free State, Mpumalanga and...

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Our investments in the financial sector are dominated by strategic partnerships with banking and financial services giants, Old Mutual, Nedbank and Mutual & Federal, but also include holdings in niche financial service provider, Wipcapital, as well as a strategic partnership with Russell International Investment Management Services. The strategic partnerships are managed by performance contracts agreed annually.  ...

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As far as strategic and value investments are concerned, the group has stakes in the Distell Group, Afrisun Leisure and MCG Industries. We also have significant shareholding in human capital development provider, Adcorp, and USB-Ed, the executive education arm of the University of Stellenbosch Business School.   Our investment approach is to acquire strategic or controlling stakes in established companies that have the followi...

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