INVESTMENT PHILOSOPHY

Lwazi Capital invests in non-listed companies with established track records and strong management team. Investee companies need to have a clearly defined market po­sition and competitive advantage as well as strong cash flow and/or growth potential. Lwazi Capital’s investment philos­ophy is to be in partnership with management and strategic share­holders.  We believe in patient investing committed to building a long-term value and returns.  We do this through acquiring strategic shareholding in businesses that demonstrate the ability to deliver on our objectives.

“We invests in businesses where Lwazi Capital’s management has experience and/or passion for the business. Adding value is a key de­terminator is identifying business to partner with.” This enables us to exert greater strategic and operational influence.

We actively participates in strategy formulation and development,  business development, financial planning.  We view ourselves as a partner in business and not as pure inves­tors/financiers.

With access to funding, we are able to successfully secure transactions from beginning to end.  Believing in paying fair value for our investments and we are driven by the ethos of partnering for success. We are able to participate in lev­eraged and management buy-outs and buy-ins as well as providing BEE partnership investments either as part of defensive or expansionary strategies. Deal size may range from a mini­mum of R20 million to a maximum of R750 million enterprise-value. We require representation on the board, as well as having involvement with strategic management and operational functions.

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