Overview

About Agile Capital

Agile Capital is a respected, black-owned and managed private equity fund based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It focuses on investments that drive sustainable development and has a demonstrable track record of growth and investment returns.

Under the leadership of exceptional financial professionals, the company has built a strong and diversified investment portfolio across a range of sectors. In little over a decade, Agile Capital has built a substantial asset base invested in mid-market companies with growth potential and has become a leading 21st Century African investment firm.

Agile Capital was founded on a vision of spearheading meaningful transformation and shaping an empowered future for the citizens of South Africa. It has made sizeable investments in opportunities to drive positive change in South Africa’s socio-economic environment.

Key features of

The Agile Brand

Investing for growth

Agile Capital’s investment philosophy supports long term growth prospects. It seeks to identify and originate niche investment opportunities to build superior value and returns.

Sustainable partnerships

The firm takes pride in building sustainable businesses, fostering lasting relationships and partnerships, and giving close support to the management teams of the companies it invests in, as well as all stakeholders.

Distinguished track record

Agile Capital has established an eminent firm with a record of capital deployment, growth creation and transformation, along with impeccable integrity. It places highest value on professional and ethical behavior and on delivering quality results.

Disciplined approach

The firm’s investment decisions are underpinned by industry expertise, intelligent research, discipline and a consistent focus on generating superior returns.

Diverse investments

Agile Capital pursues investments in several sectors in the South African market. It focuses on businesses with a solid record, tangible growth prospects and strong management teams.

Commitment to lasting transformation

A passion for transformation in both the economic and social arenas is a key driver of the company’s vision. Agile Capital fully embraces the empowerment of others and strives to leverage its own professional acumen for the benefit of all individuals and communities where it is engaged.

Our

Track Record

Prior to Establishing Agile Capital

2008:

  • Establishment of an Equity Fund of R500m with RMB and RMB Corvest

2009:

  • Completion of investment in Autozone from listed Supergroup

2010:

  • Conclusion of investment in Vuya! Investments which held interests in Henkel SA and TUV Rheinland
  • Acquisition of equity in Provest Group

2011:

  • Buy-out of minority shareholders in Provantage Media Group
  • Buy-out of the empowerment shareholders in Innovation Group

2013:

  • Acquisition of equity in MCG Plastics
  • Acquisition of equity in Autovest

2014:

  • Acquisition of equity in Aquatico Laboratories

Agile Capital Founded 2015

2015:

  • Management buy-out of Zico Capital Fund I
  • Exit of MCG Plastics to Zico
  • Exit of Autovest to KAP
  • Successful raising of R500m Fund II with RMB and RMB Corvest
  • Exit of Autozone to Ethos Private Equity

2016:

  • Acquisition of equity in Spill Tech

2017:

  • Acquisition of equity in Goldrush
  • Acquisition of equity in Feedem
  • Acquisition of equity in BBE Group

2018:

  • Acquisition of equity in Excellerate
  • Acquisition of interest in SA Biomedical

2019:

  • Acquisition of interest in Averge Technologies
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The Team

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