Nthime Khoele is a co-founder of Bopa Moruo, a private equity investment firm, where he is a co-Managing Partner. As a Managing Partner Nthime is responsible for the leadership, management and direction of the investment management activities and operations management activities at Bopa Moruo.
Nthime has, alongside his colleagues at Bopa Moruo, built an experienced team with a demonstrated track record of raising capital, managing capital, deploying capital and managing investments within a disciplined investment strategy and robust investment process. The Bopa Moruo team now represents one of the more experienced black private equity teams in South Africa, with experience gained both in South Africa and in the rest of Africa, at market leading South African and international private equity firms. Bopa Moruo have a track record of successful private equity investment management and has a strong reputation and a demonstrated record of partnering with other reputable private equity firms.
Prior to founding Bopa Moruo, Nthime was a director in Brait’s private equity business where he spent a total of 8 years. Prior to re-joining Brait, Nthime was the Group Treasurer and Head of Corporate Finance, Structured Finance and Investor Relations at South African Airways, which he joined in July 2005. Prior to joining South African Airways, Nthime was a co-founder and Executive Director of Legend Capital, an investment banking advisory services and funds management.
Nthime has over 20 years of investment and business experience, this experience spanning the areas of private equity fund management, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and asset management.
In addition to the boards of various Bopa Moruo group of companies, Nthime also serves as a director and member of the board of WACO Africa (Proprietary) Limited, One Digital Media (Proprietary) Limited, DSD Shopfitters (Proprietary) Limited, Six Degrees Holdings (Proprietary) Limited, Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa NPC (“ISASA”) and the Association of Black Investment Professionals (“ABSIP”) Advisory Council.
Nthime is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and its Graduate School of Business, where he completed an honours degree in Business Science (1995) and an MBA (1999) respectively. He is also a graduate of the University of Johannesburg where he completed a diploma in company law.