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It takes time, but the returns on private equity are worth the wait | BusinessLIVE

The recent RisCura-Savca South African Private Equity Performance Report reveals that the industry’s returns are nothing short of spectacular. Precluded from investing in the asset class, asset management and institutional investors have missed an opportunity to get a slice of the consistent, healthy returns the industry has achieved over the past decade. In line with…

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Private equity in South Africa – Changes for growth? | Go Legal

Investors globally are constantly searching for growth investments and in South Africa, changing political conditions have sparked a renewed optimism in this area. Spurred on by the change in political leadership and a favourable upswing in market conditions, investor confidence in South Africa is on the rise. This is echoed in the business confidence index,…

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How wider S12J benefits will attract venture capital | BusinessLive

Streamlining section 12J of the Income Tax Act while boosting accountability measures hold huge promise for attracting impact capital The new political era under President Cyril Ramaphosa has unlocked optimism for SA and the region. Business confidence is up, and the first quarter of 2018 has seen renewed investor interest. But, as identified by analysts…

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LinkdPro is changing the talent management game | CHRO South Africa

This tech company uses unique computer matching algorithms & machine-learning capabilities to automatically match HR executives looking for niche expertise to freelance professionals and experts within hours. In the coming weeks and months, we will be chatting to all the HR Indaba partners, asking them why they are excited about the event and what they…

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How to qualify for venture capitalist investment | Destiny Magazine

Most budding entrepreneurs cite lack of funding for their ventures as the biggest stumbling block to being business-owners. Fortunately, venture capitalists and private equity investors are at hand to assist and walk side by side with entrepreneurs as they grow their businesses. Venture capital (VC) is finance that is provided by investors to small, early-stage…

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Find Out about VC Office Hours and how it’s Helping to Close the Gap Between SA Entrepreneurs and VCs | SME South Africca

Despite some advances in the country’s entrepreneurship ecosystem, venture capital investors (VCs) continue to be something of a mystery to many entrepreneurs. Most startups in South Africa are self-funded. Up to 95% of entrepreneurs surveyed in the Seed Academy’s Real State of Entrepreneurship in South Africa 2017 report said their businesses are funded by a combination of owner’s…

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Call for ‘Gauteng Silicon Valley’ | IT-Online

Government, universities and the private sector in Gauteng should harness the gains that have been made by both the public and private sector to build a mobile ecosystem and facilitate access to mobile broadband connectivity in the province.  Mariana Kruger, GM: products and services at MTN Business, says that more needs to be done to…

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Capital flight talk over says Grovest man on launch of R200m Metta Capital fund | Ventureburn

The talk of “capital flight” from South Africa has come to an end, believes venture capitalist Jeff Miller, following the launch yesterday of Metta Capital, the first 12J VC fund of funds. Miller, who yesterday launched the fund with fellow Grovest venture capitalist Malcom Segal, aims to raise R200-million from investors by 23 February 2018 to invest in eight Section 12J…

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Private Equity in South Africa 2016 – Business and Finance, Finance, Private Equity Industries | satPRnews

The Private Equity in South Africa 2016 Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Business and Finance, Finance, Private Equity Markets. The South African Private Equity Sector: This report focuses on the private equity industry in South Africa since 2010. South Africa has a sophisticated and established private equity…

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Vantage invests $12.5m in Maryland Mall | VANTAGE CAPITAL

Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $12.5 million of funding to Purple Capital, a prominent Nigerian real estate company and financial service provider. Purple Capital is the developer of the iconic 6,000m² Maryland Mall, a neighbourhood shopping centre in the Ikeja district of Lagos.PURPLE_VANTAGE PRESS RELEASE (final)

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