Current Pipeline:

Continental Tyres

Magus has signed an agreement with Continental Tyre SA (Pty) Ltd to build and own 9 retail fitment, assembly and distribution centres throughout Southern Africa. The first of these buildings is currently under construction in Charlo, Port Elizabeth, with an anticipated completion date of December 2015.

The Invention Fund

In December 2011 Magus Specialised Funds signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Stellenbosch University and InnovUS (the University’s technology transfer company) to raise funding for the commercialisation of the patented research developed by the University. Fund raising initiatives are currently underway. Magus Specialised Funds is also in discussion with other Universities.

Honeybush Tea

Magus Ventures is in early stage discussions to acquire an interest in a commercial honeybush tea farming, processing and export operation based in the Eastern Cape.

Current Portfolio Companies:


Guest.Direct is a mobile app that allows accommodation seekers to find an accommodation provider, chat with the manager and book directly.



Quickspaza is a food hamper delivery company that operates exclusively in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.


Book The Spot

Book The Spot offers accommodation providers who make use of the Booksure.com system, a web page where they showcase their accommodation establishment.



Booksure.com provides a secure reservation management system and payment solution for independent accommodation establishments.


Humid Med Technology (Pty) Ltd

Magus Ventures has acquired the technology for a revolutionary new health mask for air travel, and has developed the product to a commercialised stage.


Boundary Financing Limited

Formerly the International Bank of Southern Africa, Boundary Financing Limited was purchased by Magus Specialised Funds in 2003 from BNP Paribas and Dresdner Bank.


Exited Transactions:

SA Contractor

An electronic procurement community for the South African construction industry.

Betucare International

A manufacturer and distributor of homeopathic health products.

Portfolio Online

A third party reservations website for members of The Portfolio Collection.