Genesis Capital Partners (GCP) is a specialised investment banking business that conducts private equity and special opportunities investment activities. GCP focuses on identifying, originating and capitalizing on the significant investment opportunities that currently exist within the South African corporate environment, primarily:
- Private equity transactions
- Leveraged buy-outs (LBOs)
- Property transactions
GCP typically focuses on investments in which a strong and committed management team are the major shareholder. GCP prefers to partner with management in a acquiring a significant minority shareholding in its investee companies. GCP plays an active role in each of its investee companies, both at board and other committee level and from a general strategic perspective. GCP has acquired a controlling interest in selected investments.
The management and shareholders of GCP have a successful track record in terms of value creation through equity investments. GCP has established a trusted network of listed and private companies, high net worth individuals and financial institutions that enable GCP to consistently identify highly attractive equity investment opportunities on an ongoing basis. In addition, GCP successfully leverages this network to create value for its underlying portfolio of investee companies.
GCP advises and manages private equity and special opportunities investment funds in excess of R1 billion, including:
- GCP Fund 1
- Lattice African Private Equity Holdings
In addition to investing and managing third party funds, GCP also invests its own proprietary capital into each transaction.
The GCP Group includes:
- Genesis Properties (Pty) Ltd, which is focused on building a long term property investment portfolio, primarily commercial, industrial and retail properties
- Capitau, which is SA's leading independent debt advisory business
PRIVATE EQUITY ACTIVITIES
The GCP private equity investment portfolio includes:
GCP Fund Managers (Pty) Ltd is the advisor for the private equity fund.
GCP Fund Managers (Pty) Ltd is an Authorised Financial Services Provider, FSP 33108