RMB Corvest backs MBO

*Private Equity Africa RMB Corvest and Agile Capital, formerly Zico Capital, have backed the management buyout (MBO) of Feedem Pitseng, a business services provider based in South Africa. Agile Capital is structuring the deal through its Zico Capital Fund 2, a vehicle closed at approximately $43 million (R500 million) in 2014. RMB Corvest invests from...
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The Value of BEE Partnerships

*DealMakers magazine 2017 Agile Capital recognises and supports BEE as an imperative, bringing together diverse skills to add value – thereby ensuring the holistic growth and invigoration of its targeted investment vehicles, whilst increasing returns. Agile Capital holds a broad portfolio spanning multiple industries, focussing on businesses offering both solid operational track records and tangible...
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High potential for investments in Africa

Article courtesy of Engineering News The African continent, as an emerging and relatively underdeveloped market, displays a significant lag in investment, particularly in primary sectors such as infrastructure. This presents a unique opportunity for investors with a focused approach wanting to generate superior returns, says private-equity business Agile CapitalCEO Tshego Sefolo. However, he notes that...
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Provantage Media Group Training Academy – Making a difference

*Article Courtesy of BizCommunity Since it opened its doors in August 2015, the PMG Training Academy is in full swing, training individuals who have been especially recruited to pursue a career in marketing. The Academy provides an intensive 12-month Learnership programme that is accredited by the Services SETA. Graduates receive a FET Certificate in Marketing,...
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Provantage Media Group and Outdoor Network announce merger

*Article Courtesy of BizCommunity Provantage Media Group (PMG) and Outdoor Network (ON) are pleased to announce the merger of their respective out-of-home media operations. The merger, which has been approved by the Competition Commission, sees Provantage Media Group taking up the major shareholding in Outdoor Network. The balance of the shares in the company will...
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SAVCA speaks to Agile Capital CEO Tshego Sefolo

SAVCA speaks to Agile Capital CEO Tshego Sefolo (TS) to find out more about the firm, their business highlights and future plans. Tell us a bit about Agile Capital TS: 2018 Agile Capital was launched in 2015 as a result of a management-buy out. The name means ‘to build’ in Tswana and in English defines...
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RMB Corvest and Agile Capital in Management Buyout and BEE Transaction

RMB Corvest in partnership with Agile Capital acquired a significant holding in local catering service provider, Feedem. RMB Corvest, together with Agile Capital, invests in established businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa with proven track records. We focus on creating long-term profitable partnerships that are both stable and supportive, by partnering with Agile Capital and the management...
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Aquatico is starting off the new year with exciting news and developments

Towards the end of 2017 Aquatico concluded a further sale of shares agreement with Agile Capital (Pty) Ltd, increasing the black ownership level of the company to 51%, and the black women ownership to 30%. This exciting partnership, which already started in 2012, ensures that the Aquatico group of companies stay compliant with the South...
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Due Diligence: Agile Capital CEO sees opportunity in infrastructure and agri-processing

Michael Avery on 16 April 2018 How we made it in Africa’s Due Diligence series asks top players in Africa’s private equity industry about how they are mastering the art and science of profitable deal making and fundraising. Doing the due diligence on those who do due diligence for a living. This article is published...
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Agile Capital Acquires Significant Equity in SA Biomedical

Sandton, August 2018. Agile Capital, via its third fund, has secured a considerable stake in medical devices business, SA Biomedical. Agile Capital enjoys a diverse investment portfolio across multiple sectors as a key black-owned private equity player in the local market. “Our preferred investment vehicles provide opportunities to assert meaningful change,” notes Tshego Sefolo, CEO:...
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Agile Capital’s Tshego Sefolo is on the prowl for investment opportunities

M&A Community – 17 Oct 2018 With a R750 million war chest, Agile Capital has ambitions of building more clout in the private equity market. It’s no secret that the global private-equity market has commanded a bad reputation for many years. Private equity firms have been criticised for saddling companies they invest in with crippling...
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Private-equity firm seeks out opportunities in Africa

Fully black-owned private-equity company Agile Capital is actively seeking to invest millions of rands into diverse sectors and companies with a solid presence across Africa. The pan-African group, formed in 2016 following the management buy-out of Zico Capital, has available capital of about R750-million of a R1-billion fund available for investment into new opportunities. “We...
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25% Interest in Innovation Group SA

According to CEO Tshego Sefolo, “it prefers to invest in companies operating in automotive, operational services, for example, specialised security, cleaning, laundry, hygiene, pest control and fumigation, manufacturing, financial services, and mining and resources.” Zico Capital (Pty) Ltd (“Zico Capital”), a Johannesburg based investment company, has acquired a 25% interest in Innovation Group SA, a leading provider of outsourced solutions. The business is...
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