Collins Private Equity

Year Fund Started 2004
Type of Fund Manager Independent
Regulatory License Number N/A
Total Number of Investments to Date 11 own, 4 follow-on and 7 portfolio
Number of Investment Executives 4
Principal Office Address 1 Richefond Circle, Ridgeside Office Park, Umhlanga, 4320
Key Contact Person and Designation Bruce Chelius, Kenneth Collins
BEE Ownership None of the above
Company Description Our preferred deals are to partner with experienced management teams to finance medium-sized buy-outs valued between R50 million and R150 million. Typically we take a minority stake in the business. However, we are prepared to take a controlling stake if appropriate. In addition, we have provided development capital financing in high growth sectors.
Telephone +27 (0)31 536 8004
Name of Fund Collins Private Equity
Committed Capital of Fund R250 million
Fund Structure
Nature of Fund Independent
Number of Portfolio Companies 3
Minimum Investment Nil
Maximum Investment R40 million
Average Current Investment Size R14 million
Industry Preference
  • Not specified
Industry Excluded
  • Not specified
Investment Stage Preference
  • Buyout
  • Growth / Development Capital
Investment Stage Excluded
  • Not specified
Minimum and Maximum Equity Usually Taken 20% to 100%
Geographical Preferences
  • SADC
  • South Africa
  • Not specified