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  • cet@cfsim.co.za

    BEE Strategy

    Investment Strategy Pillar

    Narrative

    Investment Philosophy

    • Partnership approach with compatible co-investors and strong management teams to drive growth in underlying businesses
    • Targeting cash generative businesses to support overall educational objectives of the Trust

    Sector focus

    • All sectors
    • Listed and Unlisted businesses
    • Exclusions (alcohol, tobacco, sex trade, armaments and similar)

    Stage of Business

    • Growth and mature businesses
    • Enterprise value in excess of R50 million

    Transaction Size

    • Enterprise value > R50 million
    • Equity interest: >10%<30%

    Transformation Approach

    • Actively transforming the strategy, operations, finances and human capital of investee companies making them superior value generators.

    Investment Horizon

    • Long-term investors
    • Average 8 years on existing portfolio

    Geographic Coverage

    • Primarily South Africa
    • Secondary focus in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Contact Details

    CIDA EMPOWERMENT TRUST

    9th Floor, Fredman Towers

    13 Fredman Drive, Sandton, Johannesburg

    Postnet Suite 218, Private Bag X31, Saxonwold, 2132

    Tel +27 (0)11 026 7261 Fax 0865 100 895 

    General inquiries: cet@cfsim.co.za