The investment and management team at Bopa Moruo represents one of the more experienced black private equity teams in South Africa which collectively have over 25 years of private equity experience at market leading private equity firms and over 50 years of financial services experience. The partners individually possess a track record of successful private equity investment management, which has spanned the following areas: consumer and business services, consumer products, basic manufacturing, telecommunications infrastructure, pharmaceutical manufacturing, healthcare services, financial services, automotive components, floriculture, security services, aviation, food manufacturing and marketing.

Boitumelo Tlhabanelo


Chartered Accountant (CA) SA
Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (UCT)
B.Com Acc. (UCT)


Tumi is a co-founder of Bopa Moruo Private Equity. Tumi has extensive experience gained at leading private equity funds operating across Africa. He served as an Investment Professional with Development Partners International, a London based pan-African private equity fund manager.

He was previously a Director of Brait Private Equity, and prior to joining Brait, Tumi qualified as a chartered accountant and worked on various statutory audits of leading insurance and industrial companies for PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Tumi currently serves as a director and board member of:

  • JSE listed Kaydav Group Limited
  • Peregrine SA Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of JSE listed Peregrine Holdings Limited
  • Nala (Proprietary) Limited, an investment holding company and the BEE shareholder in Peregrine SA Holdings (Proprietary) Limited
  • Auto Trader (Pty) Ltd
  • WACO Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • One Digital Media (Pty) Limited
  • Bopa Moruo Private Equity Fund I
  • Bopa Moruo Private Equity Fund Managers

Nthime Khoele


B.Bus.Sci (Hons)(UCT)
Diploma in Corporate Law (UJ)


Nthime Khoele is a co-founder of Bopa Moruo Private Equity. Prior to founding Bopa Moruo, he was a director in Brait’s private equity business where he spent a total of 8 years, in two separate periods.

Prior to re-joining Brait, Nthime was the Group Treasurer and Head of Corporate Finance, Structured Finance and Investor Relations at South African Airways, where he led the restructuring of SAA’s balance sheet, executing over R4bn of transactions through capital raisings and aircraft refinancings. Prior to SAA, he was a co-founder and Executive Director of Legend Capital, an investment banking advisory services and funds management business that was co-owned by management and African Legend Investment Limited. Nthime started his career at Rand Merchant Bank Asset Management where he was an investment professional and research analyst.

Nthime has extensive investment experience, this experience spanning the areas of private equity fund management and corporate finance.


Nthime currently serves as a director and member of the board of:

  • Auto Trader (Proprietary) Limited
  • WACO Africa (Proprietary) Limited
  • One Digital Media (Proprietary) Limited
  • Bopa Moruo Private Equity Fund I
  • Bopa Moruo Private Equity Fund Managers
  • ABSIP Advisory Council
  • Helen Joseph Hospital

Yvonne Maitin



MBA Finance (Edinburgh, Scotland)
B.Com (Hons) Econometrics & Financial Economics (Rhodes)


Yvonne is a Partner at Bopa Moruo and has broad experience gained over several years in Financial Services across various disciplines including Private Equity, Debt, Derivatives and Economics.

Yvonne’s Private Equity career began at Actis as a member of the investment team where her role included deal origination, company analysis & valuations, investment appraisals, execution and portfolio monitoring. She later joined the Liberty Group where she was a Divisional Director & Head of Distribution of on-balance sheet unlisted equity and debt assets. She also served as a private equity specialist fundraiser at STANLIB, the Asset Management business within the Liberty group.

Prior to the above, Yvonne was a derivatives structurer at Standard Bank where she was responsible for the Rest of Africa advising corporates across Africa on Asset & Liability Management. She led, structured and executed the first €/UGX long-dated cross-currency basis swap in Uganda. Yvonne has a solid foundation formed in macro-economic research and econometric modelling gained as an economic analyst at Credit Suisse.


Yvonne currently serves as a director and member of the board of:

  • SAVCA (Southern African Venture Capitalist & Private Equity Association)
  • WACO Africa Human Resources Development (Pty) Ltd
  • Six Degrees Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Bopa Moruo Private Equity Fund Managers

Andiswa Mjuleka

Andiswa Mjuleka


Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Chartered Accountant CA (SA)
Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (UCT)


Andiswa is a CFA Charter holder and a qualified CA through Standard Bank’s TOPP programme. She recently joined the investment team at Bopa Moruo. Previously she was an investment associate at Capital Eye Private Equity where her role included deal analysis, execution and monitoring. Prior to that she was a member of the investment team at Pan Africa Private Equity.  Andiswa began her career as a sell-side equity analyst at SBG Securities working within the Telecommunications and Media sector team performing quantitative and qualitative research on JSE listed companies.


Andiswa currently serves as a director of:

  • Edenred South Africa (Pty) Ltd