Archived - 2016

Success tickles Vumatel bosses pink | 23 Aug 2016

With its ubiquitous pink vans driving around middle-class suburbs, Vumatel is a distinctive brand in the two cities where it operates, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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Vantage Mezz Fund III invests R200mil in New GX | 11 Jul 2016

Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided a R200 million ($13.7 million) expansion capital facility to New GX Capital, a 100% black and family owned investment company.

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Vantage Mezz Fund III invests R250mil in Vumatel | 30 Jun 2016

Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has disbursed the second and final tranche of a R250 million ($17 million) expansion capital facility to Vumatel. 

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VC provides N$80 million to United Africa Group | 25 Apr 2016

Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided a debenture facility of N$80 million (R80 million) to United Africa Group (“UAG”), an established hospitality and property-owning group in Namibia.

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Vantage Capital provides $20 million for Landmark | 12 Apr 2016

Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided $20 million (R294 million) of funding to Landmark Africa, one of Nigeria’s leading property developers.

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Simba Properties Signs Agreement with Protea | 02 Mar 2016

Protea Hotels announced the signing of contracts for the development of new hotel properties in Uganda [The Protea Hotel Naguru Skyz and the Protea Hotel Pinnacle].The deal was agreed between Protea Hotels, a member of Marriott International, and its local partner in the country [Simba Properties].

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Vantage's Trenstar exit | 17 Jan 2016

Vantage Capital has fully exited its investment in Trenstar, a South African returnable packaging company, in a deal with private equity fund Kleoss Capital, Leaf Capital and Trenstar’s management team.

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Vantage exceeds mezzanine fund target | 14 Jan 2016

Private equity firm Vantage Capital has raised R3.7bn for its third mezzanine fund, about R1bn more than targeted.

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Vantage Capital Exits TrenStar | 12 Jan 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa – Vantage Capital has fully exited its investment in TrenStar, one of Southern Africa’s leading returnable packaging companies.

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