CEO / Makalani
Keshan Pillay is the CEO of Makalani, an established fund manager, investment and advisory firm based in Johannesburg. Keshan is a senior transactor with siginificant experience in the structuring and financing of Corporate and BBBEE transactions. Prior to joining Makalani, Keshan was the Executive Director of Finance and Strategy at the Mineworkers Investment Company (MIC).
Notable transactions led by Keshan included the R1,9 billion delisting of Makalani Holdings, BP(SA), Firstrand, Tracker, Metrofile and the successful R15 billion public-to-private transactions of Peermont Global and Primedia, which were awarded winner and runner up in the Barloworld Wits Business School 2008 BEE Deals of the Year.