Horizon Equity Partners

Year Fund Started 1997
Type of Fund Manager Independent
Regulatory License Number 9044
Total Number of Investments to Date 25
Number of Investment Executives 3
Principal Office Address Three Commerce Square, 39 Rivonia Road, Sandhurst, 2196
Key Contact Person and Designation Shelley Lotz
BEE Ownership Majority female owned
Company Description Horizon Equity is one of the most experienced providers of growth and buy-out capital to SMEs in South Africa. Established in 1996, its core strength is providing capital to strong management teams whose growth aspirations are capital constrained. Our executives have, on average, over 20 years experience in both investment and operations across varied industry sectors. The firm has partnered more than 25 companies in South Africa since its founding and generated significant realised value for their shareholders.
Telephone +27 (0)11 502 6940
E-mail shelley@horizonequity.co.za>
Website www.horizonequity.co.za
Name of Fund Horizon Fund III
Committed Capital of Fund R300 million
Fund Structure Third party capital and shareholder funds
Nature of Fund Generalist PE fund specialising in growth capital
Number of Portfolio Companies 4
Minimum Investment R15 million
Maximum Investment R50 million
Average Current Investment Size R40 million
Industry Preference
Industry Excluded
Investment Stage Preference
Investment Stage Excluded
Minimum and Maximum Equity Usually Taken 25% minimum
Geographical Preferences