Ethos Fund IV

Ethos Large Buyout Fund IV
VINTAGE YEAR:
1998
CAPITAL RAISED:
R2.5 billion
FUND STATUS:
Fully invested. Fully realised
Ethos Fund VI
Ethos Large Buyout Fund IV
Cobra Watertech
First Lifestyle
Foodcorp
Idwala
IST
Ozz
Savcio
Tsebo
Waco International
Funds

A TEXTBOOK EXAMPLE OF HOW PRIVATE EQUITY CAN GENERATE VALUE FOR ALL STAKEHOLDERS.

The combination of active shareholding and management freedom facilitated optimised strategy, operations and capital.

In 2005, Ethos co-led a private equity consortium in the R1,4bn acquisition of SAVCIO from Delta Electrical Industries Limited.

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PRESENTING OUR LATEST AWARD WINNING CAST

An empowerment deal cast in iron

Ethos has a long standing partnership with Ozz Industrial having first invested in the company in 1990.

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A STAND-UP PERFOMANCE

Ethos powers high returns

Some deals just generate electricity.

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TASTES GOOD, DOES GOOD

Ethos gives Tsebo the strength to transform

The right environment is essential for growth to flourish. The same can be said of empowerment.

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STAR MAKER

A recipe for success

A good cook knows it is not only the finest ingredients that make a great dish, but a combination of skill, patience, creative flair and timing.

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IT’S WHAT YOU’RE LEFT WITH WHEN THE SCAFFOLDING COMES DOWN, THAT COUNTS

In our case it's a deal worth R5.4 billion

In July 2000 an Ethos-led consortium bought Waco for R2.4 billion, the largest private equity deal in South Africa at the time.

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE!

Ethos facilitates R1,3bn bid for two Delta divisions set to grow on the back of SA's infrastructure drive.

Ethos jointly originated and led the R1,3bn bid of two divisions of Delta Electrical Industries Limited.

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CHILD’S PLAY

Unravelling complexity to enable acquisition and BEE restructuring of IST.

The IST group is about as complex a businesses Ethos has tackled to date.

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STRONG AND BLACK, PLEASE

Ethos enables SA's largest food sector empowerment deal - Foodcorp.

Ethos is pleased to announce the sale of Foodcorp to our black empowerment partner, Pamodzi, in a landmark BEE transaction.

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The second nine-letter word is ‘Limestone’

Ethos partnership powers high returns in lime for milestone BEE exit.

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A hard act to follow…

We tapped into Cobra's great potential.

Ethos has sold its majority interest in Cobra Watertech, South Africa's pre-eminent supplier of taps and plumbing products.

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We’re tapping into one of SA’s most precious resources

Ethos invests in Cobra, opening it up to tremendous international earning potential.

Ethos Private Equity has bought a controlling interest in Cobra Watertech, together with management. Cobra is the leading South African manufacturer of high quality plumbing products with exports to some 52 countries across the world.

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Three cheers for the scaffolders!

Ethos supports Waco's growth strategy, enabling three major acquisitions by this global industrial services business.

Waco is a diverse industrial services group and its core operations comprise scaffolding, forming and shoring, and the manufacture, sale and hire of modular buildings in local and foreign markets.

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Must be Ethos

Ethos leads consortium in buyout of multi-national Waco.

With an enterprise value of R2,4-bn, the Ethos led buyout of Waco is the largest private equity deal concluded in South Africa to date.

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Ethos is making bacon

Ethos deal takes Fedics private

Ethos' latest transaction in South Africa is the exciting acquisition of Fedics, the market leader in South African hospitality services.

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There’s a gap in the board And Ethos took it

To unlock value, de-list.

With small cap companies currently out of flavour with the market, many investment opportunities are being overlooked.

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Big, Black and Bountiful

Ethos-led buyout of Foodcorp is the biggest private equity deal to date.

Ethos led a consortium consisting of black empowerment group Pamodzi Investment Holdings and management in a buyout of the successful commodity and branded food manufacturers and distributors, Food corp.