RMB Corvest

Year Fund Started 1989
Type of Fund Manager Captive
Regulatory License Number n/a
Total Number of Investments to Date 199 (as at April 2017)
Number of Investment Executives 12
Principal Office Address 1st floor, 8 Melville Road, Illovo, 2196, Johannesburg
Key Contact Person and Designation Benka Nakos
BEE Ownership None of the above
Company Description RMB Corvest is a private equity company in the FirstRand Group specialising in MBOs, MBIs and BEE transactions. Founded in 1989, its aim is to invest in established, well-managed businesses that have a proven track record of solid performance. With almost 200 deals completed to date, an established track record, staff well experienced in private equity and access to the resources of RMB, it offers a comprehensive private equity solution.
Telephone +27 (0)11 380 8300 083 660 1119
E-mail benka@rmbcorvest.co.za
Website www.rmbcorvest.co.za
Name of Fund RMB Corvest
Committed Capital of Fund Open-ended
Fund Structure Captive fund
Nature of Fund Leveraged equity portfolio
Number of Portfolio Companies 61
Minimum Investment R30 million
Maximum Investment R500 million
Average Current Investment Size R50 million-R150 million
Industry Preference
  • General
Industry Excluded
  • Agriculture & Forestry & Fishing
  • Mining and mining related
  • Real Estate / Property
Investment Stage Preference
  • Replacement capital
  • Expansion
  • Medium
  • Buyout
  • Buy-in
Investment Stage Excluded
  • Start-up
Minimum and Maximum Equity Usually Taken 20% to 90%
Geographical Preferences
  • SADC
  • South Africa
  • East Africa
  • West Africa
  • North Africa
  • Pan-African
  • Sub-Saharan Africa