Vantage Capital is an Africa-focused fund manager with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The business was founded in 2001 and has raised funds of over $1.1 billion.
Since 2006, Vantage Capital’s Mezzanine division has made 31 investments across three funds into 11 African countries, making it the largest and most experienced independent mezzanine funder on the continent.
In addition, Vantage Capital’s GreenX division has made fourteen senior debt investments into South African solar and wind energy projects across two funds.
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“Vantage shares our vision and has been willing to support our hotel group with funding that gives us the flexibility to invest in expansion and working capital as the business sees fit. They also successfully delivered on their commitment to meet very tight timelines for disbursement, and in the process showed themselves to be a highly professional firm and a trusted partner.”
“We feel that, with Vantage’s financial support and strategic guidance, we are up for the challenge of developing Morocco’s finest private sector health group. With Vantage we will also investigate the opportunity of expanding the business into West Africa in the next few years.”
“Alleyroads sought a strong funding partner to support the Kayalane Heights affordable housing development in Lebowakgomo, Limpopo. We are delighted to see the confidence that Vantage Capital has placed in the project and we welcome a long term partnership.”
“Vantage’s funding provided the ideal solution to our shareholders. Vantage enabled our private equity investors to exit successfully, and the founding family to acquire a controlling stake in their business, without having to write out a large equity cheque.”
“Vantage shared our entrepreneurial ambitions and our vision to build a ‘Smart and Happy Village’.”
“We required a forward-thinking financial partner, able to understand the industry opportunity, and to structure an optimal funding solution for our stage of growth."
“We selected Vantage due to its speed of execution, innovative and flexible approach, and its alignment with the vision of our management and Kagiso Tiso Holdings.”
“Vantage helped us build our family business into a meaningful black industrial group that will play a significant role in creating jobs for our country’s youth.”
If you are serious about investing in Africa talk to us about our Mezzanine and GreenX offerings.