Private Equity Services in South Africa

private equity services in south africaWith an experienced executive team delivering private equity services in South Africa, Caban Investments has almost a century of combined experience in scaling profitable, sustainable, high-growth businesses.

Unlike other traditional investment firms, we focus on generating social capital in addition to sustainable financial returns.

As a entrepreneurs ourselves, we care about the quality of corporate finance services provide to other entrepreurs. We understand your business needs and its requirement to have access to the right forms of investment during different stages of it growth cycle. You need to find the right investors and trading partners in order to make the most of the opportunities and challenges you and your business face. Private equity should always be one of the options. Whether this is your first time requiring Private Equity services in South Africa or you have been throught the process before, we understand that it can be a transformative and very rewarding experience. However, if you do it wrong, it can be very difficultand stressful.

Our experience have taught us that there are a few key steps you can take to put yourself in a strong position to achieve your funding goals. 

A track record of success in delivering private equity services in South Africa

Firstly, you need to define what success means for you and your business. Private equity investors have a simple definition of success; they oftenaim to double the value of their investment in 3 years or triple it in 5 years. How you and any other stakeholder define success might be straight forward to you. You might be assigning a Rand value to the growth or valuation of your business. The reality is that it’s often more complex than that. What do you want your business to look like? What are your driving ambitions; Is inheritance important or is money the mainmotivator? What would be your future role? What will happen to other people working for the company?

Once you are clear on what the end result should look like for your business, you and your team will find it easier to navigate through the multitudeof private equity and investor funds. It is important that you find the right partner whose goals, expertise and culture match your ambitions and the way you see your business in the future.

The next stage of the process will be preparation. This stage will be key to finding the correct funding partners. Preparing your business to beinvestment ready. You will need to prepare for significant changes in your financial reporting in order to keep your investors happy. We will support you in the preparing the high quality due diligence and feasibility documentation that is needed.

Our clients and their businesses  are our core focus. We take the time to understand the people and the numbers behind the business. Our pragmatic approach allows our clients to receive advice and information in order to take action. It is important that you consider your long-term success as well as the challenges of today. This is another area where our years of experience will aid you in considering all the angles.

Thorough our combined teams in the UK and South Africa, we have a long track record in working with private equity backed business. Delivering business funding in South Africa lie at the heart of what we do. This means that we understand the unique pressures and challenges facing portfolio companies and their management teams. Each of us knows how and when to leverage this shared experience and knowledge to deliver the best results to our private equity-supported clients.

Our knowledge and experience gained over many years across a wide range of sectors enables us to help our clients succeed.

We support “seed”, “early” and “growth”-stage business with the intention of keeping a Triple Bottom Line approach: positively impacting not only the economy but also the society and the environment the business operates in.

Simply put: “We are entrepreneurs, helping other entrepreneurs.”