ESG Trends Shaping the Future of Agriculture

The agriculture industry is experiencing a transformative shift as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations become increasingly integral to its operations. ESG factors are redefining how agricultural businesses operate, invest, and measure success, aligning their goals with broader societal and environmental responsibilities. This article explores the key ESG trends in the agriculture industry, highlighting how […]

Un-canning the potential of commercial returns and transformative social impact

Because every investment has the potential to create positive socio-economic impact, we spotlight the community impact of the investment into SA Steelpack. Through pure intent, SA Steelpack has added value to the community of Tongaat through sustainable job creation and its CSI programmes. SA Steelpack is an investee company of Vuna Partners, a Black Private […]

Gender.conomics

Use the form below to register What is Gender.conomics? 27four is proud to announce the launch of the Gender.conomics™ Monthly Investment Performance Survey. This pioneering initiative serves a dual purpose: showcasing the investment performance of women fund managers in mainstream public markets asset classes and raising awareness about the importance of gender lens investing. By […]

fundHERforward

A blended finance partnership between 27four and USAID Southern Africa Mobilizing Investment, aimed at advancing diversity, equity and inclusion within Southern African private markets. Watch: How Sanari became an “overnight success” “Entrepreneurship is supposed to be hard. But not THIS hard”, says Sam Pokroy as she and her co-founder Moushmi Patel reflect on their journey […]

Agrarius impact update: 78 million kilograms traded, 11.5% return for investors!

Agrarius is an agriculture-focused investment company offering Shari’ah-compliant investment opportunities to investors through its R10 billion asset-backed note programme, the proceeds of which are invested in sustainable and green projects in the agriculture sector value chain. The objective of Agrarius is to transform the global agricultural sector from an extractive economy to a circular economy, […]

27four’s Agrarius concludes landmark R550m Shari’ah deal in the agriculture sector

Johannesburg, 20 September 2023: Financial services group, 27four, announces the funding of the acquisition of 100% of the Capespan group, a diversified fruit grower, packer, and distributor of fresh fruit with a global footprint. This acquisition will be funded by Agrarius Sustainability Engineered™ (RF) Limited, a JSE-listed, Shari’ah-compliant asset-backed, sustainability-linked Sukuk that focuses on investments […]

Empowering excellence: The black asset manager global skills development program in partnership with ABSIP & BlackRock

The ABSIP, 27four Investment Managers and BlackRock global skills development partnership enters its 7th year and focuses on enhancing the expertise of Black investment professionals in the management of global assets through practical, hands-on global training. The partnership selects two investment professionals annually to participate in courses offered by the BlackRock Educational Academy. These courses […]

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