Sanlam Private Equity

Year Fund Started 2001
Type of Fund Manager Captive
Regulatory License Number FSP number 579
Total Number of Investments to Date 52
Number of Investment Executives 6
Principal Office Address 4th Floor, 11 Alice Lane, Sandton, 2196, Johannesburg
Key Contact Person and Designation John Seymour, Paul Moeketsi
BEE Ownership Majority black owned
Company Description Sanlam Private Equity (SPE) is the private equity division of Sanlam Investments, falling under Sanlam Alternative Investments. The portfolio comprises 13 investments across a fairly broad range of industries including ICT, infrastructure, manufacturing and diversified industrial.
Telephone +27 11 778 6613/6642
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Name of Fund Notional funds
Stage of Fund First close
Committed Capital of Fund R 3.0 billion
Fund Structure Company
Nature of Fund Expansion, growth and buy-outs
Number of Portfolio Companies 13
Minimum Investment R100 million
Maximum Investment R350 million
Average Current Investment Size R150 million
Industry Preference
  • General
Industry Excluded
  • Agriculture & Forestry & Fishing
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining and mining related
  • Real Estate / Property
Investment Stage Preference
  • Late stages
Investment Stage Excluded
  • Seed
  • Start-up
Minimum and Maximum Equity Usually Taken Significant minority to majority
Geographical Preferences
  • SADC