Private Equity Firms in South Africa

The top private equity firms in South Africa are Ethos Private Equity, Horizon Equity Partners, Sanlam Private Equity, OMPE, among others.

Established in 1984, Ethos Private Equity is a leading private equity manager in South Africa. It is consistently ranked as the Number One Private Equity Firm in South Africa in the reputable PricewaterhouseCoopers Strategic Banking Survey since inception in 2000.

Horizon Equity Partners is one of the most established and successful private equity firms in South Africa. Its investment team has extensive private equity investing experience both locally and internationally gained through complete economic cycles.

Established in 1996, Sanlam Private Equity is one of the largest private equity firms in South Africa. It is a division of Sanlam Investment Management and its ultimate parent company is Sanlam Limited.

Old Mutual Private Equity (OMPE) is a capability within the Old Mutual Alternative Investments boutique, a specialist boutique within Old Mutual Investment Group (SA). It is one of the largest private equity managers in the country. Old Mutual Private Equity Fund of Funds launched its first investment product in April 2006 to provide access to the private equity asset class to retail, as well as institutional investors.

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