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Africa Private Equity

Building businesses to capitalise on the potential of Africa can be challenging. This presents a clear opportunity for private equity investors, who are able, in many cases uniquely, to provide the capital, patience and guidance needed for companies to successfully navigate operational obstacles and benefit from Africa’s growth.

  • Current investments


    Big Media
    Largest Angolan out-of-home advertising company

    Daraju Industries
    Leading independent Nigerian branded home & personal care FMCG business

    IDM
    South Africa’s leading consumer debt management company
    IHS Africa
    Largest African mobile tower operator
    J&J Transport
    Leading Southern African transport and logistics provider
    Mobisol
    A leading provider of off-grid solar home systems in Africa
    OK Zimbabwe
    Largest Zimbabwean supermarket chain
    SA Taxi Finance
    Focused finance partner to the South African minibus taxi industry

    Seven Energy
    Leading Nigerian independent gas producer

    wiGroup
    Africa’s dominant mobile transacting technology provider


     

    The above investments are shown in order to illustrate the team’s investment process. References to these companies should not be considered a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or investment. The information provided is not intended to be used as an indication of the current or future performance of any investment made by the team nor should it be relied on as advice or as a solicitation to buy interests in any fund or other product managed by Investec or its affiliates. 

  • Media

    Mobisol
    October 2016
    Investec Asset Management invests in Mobisol, a dynamic and innovative company in thefast-growing off-grid solar home system sector in Africa.
    Download Mobisol deal card

    wiGroup
    August 2015
    Investec Asset Management invests in wiGroup, Africa’s dominant mobile transacting technology provider.
    Download wiGroup deal card

    IDM Group
    July 2015
    Investec Asset Management invests in IDM Group, South Africa’s leading consumer debt management company.
    Download IDM deal card

    IHS Towers
    August 2014
    Landmark deal transforms IHS:Investec Asset Management PE portfolio company clear leader in Africa mobile towers.
    Download IHS Towers deal card

    Umeme
    May 2014
    Investec Asset Management public equity team secure $40m stake in Uganda’s Umeme
    Download Umeme deal card

    IHS Towers
    March 2014
    Investec Asset Management’s private equity portfolio company, IHS, continues its footprint expansion.
    Download IHS Towers deal card

    J&J Transport
    January 2014
    Investec Asset Management invests in J&J Africa,a pan-African logistics company.
    Download J&J Transport deal card

    Daraju
    November 2013
    Investec Asset Management invests in Daraju Industries, a Nigerian home and personal care business.
    Download Daraju deal card

     


     

    The above investments are shown in order to illustrate the team’s investment process. References to these companies should not be considered a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or investment. The information provided is not intended to be used as an indication of the current or future performance of any investment made by the team nor should it be relied on as advice or as a solicitation to buy interests in any fund or other product managed by Investec or its affiliates. 

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