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Vantage exits its Genser Ghana investment

When Vantage invested in March 2013, Genser had built and operated two power facilities with a combined output of 35 megawatts

Vantage Capital (VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest independent mezzanine fund, announced this week that it successfully exited its $18.5 million mezzanine investment in Genser Energy, a management-owned, independent power producer.  Genser provides distributed power generation solutions in Ghana to multinational industrial and mining companies including Gold Fields Ghana Limited, Kinross Gold Corporation, and more recently, Perseus Mining Limited and Golden Star Resources. Vantage’s exit was financed by a consortium of South African banks including Standard Bank,…

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Vantage Capital Provides €8.0 Million Mezzanine Facility to Equity Invest

Vantage will support Equity Invest’s organic and acquisitive growth plans in the medium-term

Vantage Capital (https://www.VantageCapital.co.za/), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided €8.0 million of mezzanine funding to Equity Invest S.A., the holding company for six Moroccan technology companies operating in the following complementary market sectors: Electronic security solutions including anti-intrusion systems, access control, video surveillance, fire detection,…

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Vantage Capital exits Thebe Timrite

Thebe is one of South Africa’s leading black-owned investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion ($420m)

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine debt fund manager, announced today that it has fully exited its investment in Thebe Timrite (“Timrite”), a leading black-controlled supplier of mining support products and services in South Africa.  Vantage provided an R89m ($6,3m) mezzanine debt facility to fund the 100% acquisition of Timrite…

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Vantage Capital provides a €19 million mezzanine facility to Pétro Ivoire in the first-ever leveraged management buyout in Francophone West Africa

Vantage’s funding has enabled the founding family to regain a controlling equity stake in the company by facilitating the buy-back of equity from two exiting private equity investors, Amethis and the West Africa Emerging Markets Growth Fund

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided €19 million of mezzanine funding to Pétro Ivoire, a leading distributor of oil & gas products in Côte d’Ivoire. The company operates a network of 72 petrol stations across the country (3rd placed after Total and…

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Vantage-backed companies win prestigious awards from the South African private equity industry association

The awards seek to recognise portfolio companies that have thrived from private equity and venture capital investment

Vumatel and Tsebo, two companies funded by Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), were recognised as the best medium-size and large-size private equity-backed South African growth champions respectively, at the inaugural South African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA) 2018 Industry Awards held at Montecasino on Thursday night. The 2018 SAVCA Industry…

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Vantage Capital Exits New GX Capital

This exit achieves returns for Vantage’s Fund III investors of more than 35%

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine debt fund manager, announced today that it has fully exited its investment in New GX Capital (“New GX”), a leading 100% black family owned investment holding company in South Africa.  This exit achieves returns for Vantage’s Fund III investors of more than 35%. Vantage…

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Vantage GreenX Note II provides R2bn of funding to six renewable energy projects in South Africa

GreenX Note II is Vantage GreenX’s second generation renewable energy debt fund

Vantage GreenX Fund Managers announced today that through its second renewable energy fund, Vantage GreenX Note II, it has provided R2.05bn of funding to a combination of six solar and wind energy projects with a combined capacity of 433MW. All the projects form part of Round 4 of the South…

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Vantage Capital provides $10 million of funding for Cap Tamarin Ltée, a Smart City property development in Mauritius

The promoter of the transaction is Trimetys through its subsidiary, Cap Tamarin Ltée, a Mauritian-based diversified real-estate, hospitality, education and agricultural group led by Kian Jhuboo and Georges Talbotier

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $10 million of mezzanine funding to Cap Tamarin, a mixed-used, residentially-focused “Smart & Happy” Village located on the sought-after west coast of Mauritius in a seaside village called Tamarin. The promoter of the transaction is Trimetys…

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Vantage Capital provides $8 million of funding to Rosslyn Riviera, a leading Kenyan retail shopping mall

The investment is Vantage Capital’s 7th transaction in Fund III, a $280 million fund, with a 55% allocation to countries outside South Africa

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $8 million of funding to Rosslyn Riviera Shopping Mall (“Rosslyn Riviera”) (www.RosslynRivieraMall.co.ke), a convenient neighbourhood shopping mall in the upmarket suburb of Rosslyn/Runda in Nairobi that officially opened for trading in 2017.  Sitting on 4.5 acres,…

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Vantage Capital provides $12.5 million of funding to Purple Capital, a leading Nigerian property development company

Purple Capital represents the 24th transaction executed by Vantage across three generations of mezzanine funds with aggregate capital deployed to date of $277 million (R4 billion)

Vantage Capital (www.VantageCapital.co.za), Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $12.5 million of funding to Purple Capital (www.PurpleCapng.com), a prominent Nigerian real estate company and financial service provider. Purple Capital is the developer of the iconic 6,000m² Maryland Mall (www.MarylandMallng.com), a neighbourhood shopping centre in the…