'Soliciting donations is not illegal' - Magda Wierzycka, Natasha Mazonne in Twitter war

2019-08-22 16:20

A Twitter war has erupted between the DA's Natasha Mazonne and Magda Wierzycka, CEO of financial services company Sygnia.

Survé calls Wierzycka 'delusional', but she's ready to testify at PIC Inquiry

2019-04-02 18:25

Businessperson Magda Wierzycka says that she is prepared to testify at the PIC inquiry that Dr Iqbal Survé said he had suspended PIC executive Fidelis Madavo 'in his pocket'.

Sygnia to list on A2X

2018-09-06 12:35

Sygnia is to list on A2X Markets, joining a small clutch of companies already trading their shares on the secondary platform.

Magda Wierzycka's 10 tips to run your own business

2018-08-17 20:11

Most people who say they want to run a business, never actually end up doing it. Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka shares lessons on what it takes to run a business or even lead a successful career.

Wierzycka swings 180° on hedge funds, slams them as fee racket

2018-08-15 10:46

Money manager Sygnia has closed all its hedge-fund products, ending a 13-year history with an investment strategy its chief executive officer now calls a ruse to pocket fees.

BOOK EXTRACT: Steinhoff - the bombshell hits

2018-07-23 10:26

A big question mark hangs over the actions of the investment and financial community in South Africa. How did so many completely miss the Steinhoff signs, asks James Brent-Styan.

Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka takes on JSE over 'dubious' listings

2018-05-19 08:41

Outspoken Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka has lambasted the JSE, accusing it of “weak governance” by allowing dubious listings which have led to financial losses by investors.

Steinhoff: Built in five decades, cratered in two days

2017-12-18 11:15

It looked like Steinhoff has reached escape velocity from South Africa’s deepening economic gloom: A furniture retailer emulating Ikea’s model and global ambitions, built by men with their own compelling rags-to-riches stories.

Wierzycka wins interim order in defamation spat with Manyi

2017-11-20 20:15

Magda Wierzycka, the CEO of fintech company Sygnia Asset Management, has secured a High Court ruling ordering ANN7 owner Mzwanele Manyi to remove a number of Twitter and Facebook posts.

Magda Wierzycka to South Africa: Don't despair, but stay vigilant

2017-11-16 14:25

Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka has a message for South Africa: This is no time to be complacent. Stay vigilant and don't lose hope.


Sygnia cites 'reputational risk' as it parts ways with auditors Deloitte

2019-06-12 22:18

Deloitte says the asset management company's statement contains 'certain factual inaccuracies relating to the circumstances of our resignation'.

Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka facing complaint of attempted extortion

2018-12-11 18:50

A complaint of attempted extortion has been laid against Magda Wierzycka, CEO of asset management company Sygnia, by African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited.

Mcebisi Jonas to join Sygnia, Northam as non-executive director

2018-09-03 10:26

The former deputy minister of finance is already an independent non -executive director at the MTN Group.

Magda Wierzycka: 'The crooks must go to jail, Markus Jooste first'

2018-08-17 14:50

Speaking at a conference on Friday, Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka called for South Africans to focus on building a future, but said "crooks" must be sent to jail first.

Investment tips for women from Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka

2018-08-11 09:00

Start saving early, never be intimidated into making a financial decision and spoil yourself occasionally - these are just some of the investment tips from Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka.

Volatile market, strong rand impacts Sygnia interim results

2018-05-25 12:21

Financial services group Sygnia, with CEO Magda Wierzycka at the helm, has incurred a loss on invested capital in the six months ended 31 March 2018.

Treasury throws weight behind state capture case - Wierzycka

2018-01-21 14:16

National Treasury and the minister of finance will file supporting documents in a case tackling state capture.

Magda Wierzycka asks hard questions about Steinhoff and asset managers

2017-12-07 15:14

Why did so many active asset managers fail to see that Steinhoff was as close to a corporate-structured Ponzi scheme as one can get, asks the outspoken Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka.

'Irrationality and fiscal irresponsibility' could hasten downgrade to junk - Wierzycka

2017-11-20 17:05

Although ratings agencies are not supposed to make decisions about credit ratings based on politics, the most recent high-level resignations in National Treasury and rumours about fee-free education could be the last straw, says Sygnia's Magda Wierzycka.

Magda Wierzycka: Good people in government need to stay the course

2017-11-13 20:01

People like Michael Sachs from National Treasury need to stay the course - as hard as it may be, says Magda Wierzycka, CEO at Sygnia asset management.

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