Kagiso Trust Investments (KTI) was formed in December 1993 by the Kagiso Trust as a vehicle to generate sustainable, long-term financial support (dividends) to Kagiso Trust for purposes of community development and to achieve true economic empowerment through active, operational involvement in underlying strategic investments.
Kagiso Trust owns 50.32% of Kagiso Trust Investments (KTI), which is now worth approximately R4 billion.
KTI was formed in1993 after the Kagiso trustees concluded that donor funding would be significantly reduced once there was a new dispensation and normalisation of politics was attained. The business was set up with a US$15-m from J.P. Morgan in the United States.
KTI's objective is to expand its capital through strategic investment in new or existing businesses. Its asset bas has been growing steadily and promises to be a significant player in business - especially black business in SA.
KTI has established several businesses inline with its focus and they are:
China reopens market to live Irish crab Republic of Ireland
Minister of Agriculture of Ireland reached an agreement with a Chinese official on the proposed certificate to accompany consignments of crab exports to the Chinese market, which should facilitate the resumption of the crab trade between both countries.
Microplastics dumped on Atlantic shores reach the Arctic Spain
A study performed by an international team of researchers for the first time outlines the large-scale transport of microplastics from the Atlantic ocean to the Arctic, and highlights the global extent that has reached this problem in just a few decades.