Sanlam Private Equity Mid-Market Fund I

Year Fund Started 2020
Type of Fund Manager Third-party Fund Manager
Regulatory License Number FSP number 579
Total Number of Investments to Date 2
Number of Investment Executives 5
Principal Office Address 4th Floor, 11 Alice Lane, Sandton, 2196, Johannesburg
Key Contact Person and Designation John Seymour, Paul Moeketsi
BEE Ownership Black owned
Company Description Sanlam Private Equity (SPE) is the private equity division of Sanlam Investments, falling under Sanlam Alternative Investments. SPE is the manager of SPE Mid-Market Fund I, a generalist mid-market fund targeting the consumer, industrial, healthcare, financial and business services industries.
Telephone +27 11 778 6613/6643
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Name of Fund SPE Mid-Market Fund I
Stage of Fund First close
Committed Capital of Fund R2.5 billion
Fund Structure Partnership
Nature of Fund Expansion, growth and buyouts
Number of Portfolio Companies 2
Minimum Investment R150 million
Maximum Investment R400 million
Average Current Investment Size R200 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
  • South Africa
  • Sub-Saharan Africa