Cambridge Capital

Year Fund Started 2007
Type of Fund Manager
Regulatory License Number
Total Number of Investments to Date 62
Number of Investment Executives 35
Principal Office Address Constantia House, Silverwood, Steenberg Office Park, Cape Town, South Africa
Key Contact Person and Designation Gary Shayne
BEE Ownership None of the above
Company Description Cambridge Capital is an active private equity fund which seeks to partner with management alongside quality investments.
Telephone +27 21 701 2232
Name of Fund Cambridge Capital
Committed Capital of Fund R5,2 billion
Fund Structure Own funds
Nature of Fund Equity investments, 70%-100% buy-outs, MBOs
Number of Portfolio Companies 30
Minimum Investment R50 million (annual profits over R15 million)
Maximum Investment R4 billion
Average Current Investment Size R100 million-R400 million
Industry Preference
  • Chemical & materials
  • Consumer Related
  • Financial & Insurance
  • Health & Medical & Life Science related
  • FMCG
Industry Excluded
  • Agriculture & Forestry & Fishing
  • ICT
  • Mining and mining related
Investment Stage Preference
  • Late stages
  • Mature
Investment Stage Excluded
  • Early-Stage
  • Start-up
Minimum and Maximum Equity Usually Taken 70% to 100% with a 7 year minimum and no maximum investment horizon
Geographical Preferences
  • South Africa
  • East Africa
  • North Africa
  • Europe
  • Australia