Dr. Richard Nel is a dedicated, ambitious, and hard working investment banker currently serving as the Chairman for his specialist risk business partner finance company called, Gate Investment Group, LTD. He founded the company in 1997 and has been successfully investing in small to medium sized companies in South Africa and other selected African countries ever since. When he was at the young age of 18, he set out on his own in order to find success within Pretoria, South Africa. Before attending business courses at the University of the Commonwealth in 1998, he successfully created a property business that would help him finance his investment group called, Gate Investment Group, LTD. The group is named for his life long motto: greatness achieved through excellence. After founding the investment company in 1997, he began attending classes the following year at the prestigious institution called, the Commonwealth Open University. He graduated in 2005 with a Master’s degree in business administration and a Doctorate degree in marketing. His education and degrees play a large role in his success investing in small to medium sized businesses with South Africa and other parts of the continent as well.
Dr. Richard Nel has generated growth for the economy of South Africa and other selected countries within the continent of Africa since 1997. Gate Investment Group, LTD considers financing applications up to around 25 million in all sectors of the economy, with the exception of on lending activities, direct farming operations, underground mining operations, and non profit organisations. Dr. Richard Nel and his investment company specifically select businesses that are small to medium in size and have gross assets under 100 million. The business must run on sound business principles, integrity, drive, vision, and appropriate levels of experience.