Mail & Guardian Overview

  • Founded
  • 1985

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 182

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Investors
  • 1

Mail & Guardian General Information


Developer of an online news platform designed to provide various updates about South Africa and the world to readers. The company's platform provides news and articles on a subscription basis that are related to various fields like business, sports, health, art, and culture, enabling readers to have insightful information about current news and other happenings around the world.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Primary Office
  • Post Office Box 91667
  • Auckland Park
  • Johannesburg, 2006
  • South Africa
+27 011 000 0000

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Mail & Guardian Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
4. Buyout/LBO 12-Dec-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Debt - General 01-Jan-2003 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Merger/Acquisition Completed Generating Revenue
1. Merger/Acquisition 01-Jan-1990 Completed Generating Revenue
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Mail & Guardian Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Hoosain Karjieker Chief Executive Officer
Taahir Hoorzook Chief Financial Officer
Khadija Patel Editor in Chief
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Mail & Guardian Board Members (1)

Name Representing Role Since
Harlan Mandel JD Self Board Member 000 0000
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Mail & Guardian Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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Mail & Guardian Former Investors (2)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Guardian Media Group Corporation Majority 000 0000 000000 0
Trevor Ncube Angel (individual) Majority 000 0000 000000 0
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Mail & Guardian Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000000 26-Apr-2022 00000 0000 00000 Environmental Services (B2B)
Saber Industries (Warmonger) 01-Jan-2015 Corporate Asset Purchase Buildings and Property
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