Founded in 1992 as a pioneering black-owned company,
Thebe Investment Corporation (Thebe) opened for
business in July 1992 with an initial capital investment of
only R100 000. Sole shareholder at the time was Batho
Batho Trust, a community based trust which included
Nelson Mandela (Chairman), Walter Sisulu and Reverend
Beyers Naude as original Trustees and Dr Enos Mabuza as
the first Chairman of Thebe.