Rockwood Private Equity

Year Fund Started 2008
Type of Fund Manager Independent
Regulatory License Number FSB License number 34503
Total Number of Investments to Date 32 (including investments not currently housed in Rockwood Fund I)
Number of Investment Executives 5
Principal Office Address Inanda Greens Business Park, Augusta House, Building 6, Ground Floor 54 Wierda Road West, Wierda Valley, 2196, South Africa
Key Contact Person and Designation Gareth Druce, Susan Rose
BEE Ownership
Company Description Rockwood is a South African private equity fund manager. Rockwood comprises of a team of dedicated private equity investment professionals with diverse backgrounds and fields of experience who seek to maximise value for investors within a risk-managed environment.
Telephone +27 (0)10 060 4153/45
Name of Fund Rockwood Fund I
Committed Capital of Fund R4.2 billion
Fund Structure Capital raised from local and international third parties
Nature of Fund Leveraged-buy-out, growth capital, expansion
Number of Portfolio Companies Originally 5, currently 3
Minimum Investment R250 million
Maximum Investment R1 billion
Average Current Investment Size R650 million
Industry Preference
  • Mining and mining related
  • Real Estate / Property
  • Agriculture & Forestry & Fishing
Industry Excluded
  • Not specified
Investment Stage Preference
  • Late stages
  • Expansion
  • Buyout
  • Growth / Development Capital
Investment Stage Excluded
  • Venture Capital
Minimum and Maximum Equity Usually Taken 45% to 100%
Geographical Preferences
  • South Africa
  • Sub-Saharan Africa