sydney mhlarhi

Founder & Director: Tamela Holdings (Pty) Ltd

Sydney is a founder and director of Tamela, ablack owned and managed principal investments, corporate finance advisory and fund management company.


Sydney has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking. Sydney together with other partners pioneered mezzanine funds in South Africa by launching the first specialised mezzanine fund in 2005. Sydney the Chief Investment Officer of Makalani form 2005 to 2008.


Prior to Makalani, Sydney spent about 7 years in the corporate finance and acquisition finance divisions of Standard Bank. Sydney is a Chartered Accountant (SA).