Pillans Investments (Pty) Ltd (Pillans) pays tribute to Charles Stuart Mortimer Pillans who was instrumental in the pioneering days of industry in South Africa in the early 20th century. With the original company having a 1901 company registration number and the “registered office” plaque still situated at the current admin building in Krugersdorp.

Pillans is a 100% South African, 60.8% Black owned investment company. Shareholders include Shalamuka Capital, RMB Corvest, Little Birmingham and Management.