About Us

“Lebelo” is the Sesotho word for “speed”. We believe that in an ever-changing world, country and business environment, one needs speed and mobility to adapt to stay relevant in leading the charge. Change leads to opportunity and at Lebelo Capital we are swift to identify such opportunities in order to create value for both our business partners and ourselves.

Lebelo Capital is a black owned and controlled private equity and investment holding company established by Lindani Mthwa and Martin van der Poel in 2015. Lebelo Capital focuses on investing, structuring and raising capital in various sectors. Lebelo Capital adds value to its investments through its expertise in structuring and financing management buy-outs, leveraged buy-outs and strategic Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) transactions in partnership with the management teams and shareholders of the companies they invest in.

Lebelo Capital has at its core a business philosophy that seeks to play an active role in the companies in which it invests and to continually add value to its investment by leveraging all available networks and skills available to the Lebelo Capital team.