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Interviews with top CEOs and leaders shaping today's news stories alongside all the latest news that is impacting the markets, business and investments around the world.

An Arena Holdings production.

Keywords: money, opportunity, business plan, business ideas, business news, income, financial news, industry news and views

    Women in Private Equity

    Women in Private Equity

    How do we mind the gap and fix the mix when it comes to gender and diversity in private equity?
    Women are significantly underrepresented among the investment decision-makers at private equity and venture capital firms, as well as in the leadership of companies that receive this investment capital.
    The finance industry says it wants more diversity at all levels, but private equity has proved stubbornly slow to change.
    Women hold only 10 percent of all senior positions in private equity and venture capital firms globally.
    Women made up about 12.7% of senior employees at North American private equity funds last year, less than half the finance industry average, according to research by Preqin and I can’t get my hands on the number for SA but I’m sure it’s in the ballpark. Even with junior levels close to gender parity, data show that few women move up the ranks. Firms are often tightly held partnerships with senior managers who oversee fund life cycles that can last more than a decade.
    And while strides are being made in South Africa the pace is still quite slow.

    Michael Avery is joined by Dinao Lerutla, Managing Partner at Maia Capital Partners (a debt impact investing boutique fund manager based in Johannesburg; Daniella Keet, Head of Private Equity at FNB Commercial; Janice Johnston, Chair of 100WF in SA (and a private equity professional) and Langa Madonko, board member at SAVCA

    • 26 min
    OPEC+ agrees to small oil output hike

    OPEC+ agrees to small oil output hike

    OPEC+ has agreed to raise its oil output goal by 100,000 barrels per day next month, marking one of the group’s smallest increases on record. Business Day TV spoke to Raymond Phillips, Commodities Trader at RMB for more detail on what the decision means for the oil market.

    • 4 min
    Bitcoin posts double digit gains in July

    Bitcoin posts double digit gains in July

    Bitcoin hit a 10-month high, after the cryptocurrency's price increased by 17% in July. Business Day TV discussed the factors driving the uptick with Marius Reitz from Luno.

    • 6 min
    Are analysts seeing value in SA's banking sector?

    Are analysts seeing value in SA's banking sector?

    Despite tepid domestic growth and the central bank's hawkish stance weighing on consumers’ pockets, South Africa's banks are performing well. Business Day TV spoke to Senior Banks Analyst at Intellidex, Nolwandle Mthombeni for her view on the sector.

    • 6 min
    Sappi delivers record Q3 earnings

    Sappi delivers record Q3 earnings

    Sappi has posted a strong third quarter performance, bolstered by strong global demand and pricing momentum. The paper and packaging company's earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amoritisation rose to a record $371 million from $145 million previously, and the firm expects the robust pricing and demand environment to continue into the next quarter. Business Day TV unpacked the performance with CEO Steve Binnie.

    • 8 min
    TymeBank to buy SME-focused Retail Capital

    TymeBank to buy SME-focused Retail Capital

    TymeBank is buying SME-funder Retail Capital to make a big push into business banking. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, will allow TymeBank to to expand its offering to entrepreneurs to include working capital finance. Business Day TV spoke to TymeBank’s CEO Coen Jonker about the acquisition.

    • 6 min

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