Archived - 2014

Vantage Fund II commits $10mil to Simba Properties | 11 Dec 2014

Kampala, Uganda – Vantage Capital (“Vantage”), Africa’s leading mezzanine debt provider, today announced it has provided $10m of funding to Simba Properties Investment Company (“Simba Properties”), the property investment arm of Simba Group in Uganda which houses five prime property developments in Uganda, three of which are operating and two of which are under development.

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Vantage Capital looks to raise R2.5bn | 12 Nov 2014

PRIVATE equity group Vantage Capital plans to raise R2.5bn for its third mezzanine fund by March next year and is looking to invest 50% of the funds raised in SA. 

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Vantage’s Fund II commits $30 M to Surfline | 04 Nov 2014

Accra, Ghana – Vantage Mezzanine, Africa’s leading mezzanine debt provider, today announced it had concluded a transaction with Surfline Communications to provide $30 million (R330 million) of expansion capital to the company together with a fund co-investor.

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Alastair Campbell Interviewed on CNBC Africa | 31 Oct 2014

Financing green energy infrastructure projects in Africa

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Vantage’s Fund II provides funding in AfriSam | 31 Oct 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa – Vantage Capital, Africa’s leading mezzanine funder, today announced that it has provided R77 million of funding for the acquisition of preferred equity facilities in a Pembani-owned SPV that holds 30% of the ordinary equity and PIK notes in AfriSam.

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Dynamic Bedding buy-out | 02 Oct 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa – Vantage Capital, Africa’s leading mezzanine funder, announced today that it has provided approximately R80 million of funding to facilitate a management buy-out of Dynamic Bedding, South Africa’s largest specialist bed group.

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Austell Laboratories (Pty) Ltd | 12 Sep 2014

Johannesburg, South Africa – Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest independent provider of mezzanine risk capital, announced it had provided mezzanine debt funding to support Austell Laboratories (Pty) Ltd (“Austell” or “the Company”), a fast growing and 100% black-owned pharmaceutical’s company in South Africa. 

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Soutpan and Noblesfontein Power Plants reach COD | 11 Jul 2014

The Vantage GreenX Fund is proud to announce that the Soutpan power plant, a solar PV power project and the Noblesfontein power plant, a wind energy facility, commenced commercial operation on the 4th and 11th July 2014 respectively

 

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South Africa private equity investments | 24 Jun 2014

SA private equity investments rise greatly in first quarter

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Pretoria Towers and Kgoro Press Statement | 14 May 2014

Vantage’s Fund II provides R355m in mezzanine debt funding to support two significant property transactions in the economic and political capitals of South Africa.

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Vantage Capital exits its investment in CA Sales | 03 Apr 2014

Vantage Capital exits its investment in CA Sales

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Milestone for biofuels | 21 Jan 2014

Milestone for biofuels  as pricing rules issued Levy on petrol price will help to spur ailing sorghum industry.

 

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