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QUARTERLY UPDATE: JULY - SEPTEMBER 2023

In the third quarter of 2023, the ASISA Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative welcomed 45 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) into its Stockbroker and OUTsurance programmes. In addition, the ASISA ESD Investment Committee approved funding for Benguela Global Fund Managers and top-up investments into existing portfolio companies Pineapple, Sensor Networks and iG3n.

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QUARTERLY UPDATE: APRIL - JUNE 2023

The ASISA ESD Funds Investment Committee welcomed a new chairman and several new committee members on 1 June 2023. 

Paul Boynton, former CEO of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, joined the committee and was appointed chairman, replacing long-standing chair Leon Campher.

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QUARTERLY UPDATE: JANUARY - MARCH 2023

During the first quarter of 2023, R10 million was deployed across the ASISA ESD funds and programmes. The ASISA ESD Investment Committee approved two Black-owned companies for funding, bringing the portfolio to 44.

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QUARTERLY UPDATE: OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2022

In the final quarter of 2022, the ASISA Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative achieved a few notable milestones. Funders contributed over R100 million in the fourth quarter of 2022 via new loans, investments, and project funding to support high-potential Black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JULY - SEPTEMBER 2022

The ASISA Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative was founded by ASISA in 2013 to facilitate the sustainable development of high-potential Black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through an innovative combination of tailored business support, access to market and financial support when required. Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: APRIL - JUNE 2022

During the second quarter of 2022 the ASISA Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative committed R7 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JANUARY - MARCH 2022

During the first quarter of 2022 the ASISA Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative committed R9 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2021

During the fourth quarter of 2021, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiatives committed R9million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JULY – SEPTEMBER 2021

During the third quarter of 2021, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiatives committed R58million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: APRIL – JUNE 2021

ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative committed an additional R5 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned, high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs) during the second quarter of 2021.Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JANUARY - MARCH 2021

During the first quarter of 2021, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative created 387 new jobs and committed an additional R33 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned, high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2020

During the fourth quarter of 2020, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative created 380 new jobs and committed an additional R46 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned, high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JULY – SEPTEMBER 2020

During the third quarter of 2020, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative committed R40 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned, high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs).  Read more

QUARTERLY UPDATE: APRIL– JUNE 2020

During the second quarter of 2020, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD)
initiative committed R34 million towards funding developmental support of industry
aligned, high potential black-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs).  Read More

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JANUARY– MARCH 2020

During the first quarter of 2020, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiative committed R83 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned small and medium enterprises and suppliers. We also received an additional R65 million in new loans, investments and project funding for the continued support of SMEs.read more

QUARTERLY UPDATE: OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2019

During the fourth quarter of 2019, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiatives created 11 new jobs and committed an additional R46m in support of industry aligned enterprises and suppliers. We also received an additional R19m in new loan, investment and project funding for the continued support of SMEs. read more

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JULY – SEPTEMBER 2019

During the third quarter of 2019, ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiatives committed R10 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned small and medium enterprises (SMEs). We also received an additional R12 million in new loan and investment funding for the continued support of SMEs. read more

QUARTERLY UPDATE: APRIL - JUNE 2019

ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiatives committed an additional R34 million towards funding developmental support of industry aligned small and medium enterprises (SMEs) during the second quarter. read more

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