Female-owned investment fund manager Mahlako Financial Services has launched a R1.5-billion investment fund that will invest in businesses and energy projects with growth potential along the entire value chain to close the energy infrastructure gap in South Africa and transform the sector. “We back our portfolio companies holistically beyond providing working capital. Aside from our expertise, we provide access to a strategic network of resources and future funding partners to bring the best support for the most promising businesses contributing to the energy transition,” says Mahlako co-founder Meta Mhlarhi.