Clients2018-09-12T11:56:04+00:00

Clients

Bravura goes above and beyond to provide targeted solutions for clients. Our portfolio includes prominent listed and unlisted companies across various sectors.

Chibuku Products Limited
M&A and Capital Raising – 2018

Bravura acted as exclusive financial advisor to the Bowler Consortium and assisted them in raising capital from a mezzanine funder with regard to their acquisition of 50.4% of AB InBev’s Chibuku Products Limited in Malawi.

Transaction Value: $17.5m

Bidvest Namibia Limited
M&A Disposal – 2018

Bravura acted as corporate and financial advisor to Bidvest Namibia Limited (the holding company for the Bidvest Group Limited’s interest in Namibia), in their disposal of Bidvest Namibia Fisheries Holdings (Pty) Ltd. Bidvest Namibia Fisheries is the majority shareholder of Namsov Fishing Enterprises (Pty) Ltd, a leading enterprise in fishing and fish processing in Namibia and was acquired by Tunacor Fishing Limited, the first ever fully Namibian owned fishing company.

Transaction Value: N$ 190 million

Westbrooke Investments (Pty) Ltd
M&A Disposal – 2018

Bravura acted as deal originator to Westbrooke Investments (Pty) Ltd in their disposal of Forge Group’s Industrial division, comprising Allied Putziger (Pty) Ltd (trading as Toolquip and Allied), F and H Machine Tools (Pty) Ltd and Belt Brokers (Pty) Ltd (“The Forge Industrial Group”) to Invicta Holdings Limited. The Forge Industrial Group comprises of importers and distributors of engineering related products (Toolquip and Allied), machining tools (F and H Machine Tools) and industrial conveyer belting and related components (Belt Brokers). It operates through eleven branches countrywide, including three distribution centres in Gauteng.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

Tower Property Fund Limited
Strategic Equity Capital Raising – 2018

Bravura acted as advisor to Tower Property Fund Limited, a JSE listed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), on strategic matters linked to its offshore property portfolio based in Croatia and the introduction of suitable equity investors. Bravura identified and introduced Oryx Properties Limited, a property loan stock company listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange. This resulted in a total investment by Oryx of R300 million, structured as a R200 million sell-down by Tower in the offshore portfolio and a R100 million equity cash injection into a newly formed offshore entity holding the portfolio.

Transaction Value: R300m

Westbrooke Investments (Pty) Ltd
M&A Disposal – 2018

Bravura acted as the financial advisor to Forge Group (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Westbrooke Investments (Pty) Ltd, in their disposal of Tecsa (Pty) Ltd (“TecsaReco”). TecsaReco is South Africa’s leading importer and value added distributor of domestic appliance parts, domestic and commercial refrigeration components and air conditioning. TecsaReco was acquired by Swedish multinational refrigeration group Beijer Ref AB.

Transaction Value: >R400m

PG Group (Pty) Ltd
Restructuring and B-BBEE – 2018

Bravura acted as financial advisor to PG Group (Pty) Ltd, a leading producer, distributor and installer of automotive and building glass solutions. The group restructuring and 10% B-BBEE ownership transaction for the South African operations enables the empowering of a broad-base of beneficiaries through an internally leveraged structure.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

Zentosa Capital Limited
Listing – 2018

The listing of Zentosa Capital Limited on the Development & Enterprise Market (“DEM”) of the SEM which marked the successful listing of the first international issuer (i.e. foreign company) on the DEM.

Transaction Value: $124 709 900 

ARC Investments
JSE Listing – 2017

Bravura acted as joint financial advisor on the primary listing of African Rainbow Capital Investments Limited, a subsidiary of African Rainbow Capital, onto the JSE.

Transaction Value: R4.3bn

Wendel Group
B-BBEE – 2017

Bravura acted as financial advisor to French private equity investor Wendel Group on a 51% B-BBEE Ownership Transaction for Tsebo Solutions Group (the South African subsidiary of the R5.25bn Tsebo Group), which included an investment by Women’s Development Bank as one of the B-BBEE partners. Level 1 B-BBEE status was maintained through the transaction.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

RX Health Group
M&A Disposal – 2017

Bravura acted as financial advisor to RX Health Group on the disposal of its business to ARC Health, the healthcare subsidiary of African Rainbow Capital

Transaction Value: R110m

Dacosbro
Listing and Capital Raisings – 2017

Bravura acted as corporate advisor to  Dacosbro, a property investment holding company, on its listing and subsequent capital raisings on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.

Transaction Value: R1.4bn

Dacosbro
Acquisitions – 2017

Bravura acted as corporate advisor to Dacosbro on its 48.4% acquisition of Impact Holdings (Mauritius S.A.), a company that owns 100% of Improvon Group a leading South African property developer and investor.

Transaction Value: R1.2bn

Scinta South Africa
M&A Acquisition – 2017

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Scinta South Africa with regard to its acquisition of South32’s Davel mining right, Ermelo Mines infrastructure and the Ermelo Mines discard dump.

Transaction Value: R187m

Tradehold Limited
M&A Acquisition – 2016

Bravura acted as JSE Transaction Sponsor to Tradehold Limited, a JSE listed investment holding company, on the acquisition of a portfolio of 136 South African commercial, industrial and retail properties from Collins Property Projects (Pty) Ltd.

Transaction Value: R1.7bn

CMB International Ltd
B-BBEE Private Placement – 2016

Bravura acted as financial advisor to CMB International Ltd on the private placement of ordinary shares with African Rainbow Capital as strategic B-BBEE investor. Bravura sourced the investor and also secured a preference share facility from the same investor as further capital.

Transaction Value: R120m

CMB International Ltd
Dual Listing / M&A Acquisition – 2016

Bravura acted as financial advisor to CMB International Ltd on its primary listing on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius and secondary listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange, as well as its acquisition of a portfolio of non-banking financial services assets.

Transaction Value: R367m

Stibium Mining Pty Limited
M&A Acquisition – 2016

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Stibium Mining (an Australian private company) on a cross-border acquisition of Cons Murch, the only operating antimony mine in Africa, from previously JSE listed Village Main Reef. Bravura sourced, structured and negotiated the deal, including with stakeholders such as the DMR and trade unions.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

Tadvest Limited
Dual Listing / M&A Acquisition – 2016

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Tadvest Limited on its primary listing on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius and secondary listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange, as well as its acquisition of a diversified portfolio of property, agriculture, industrial and other assets.

Transaction Value: R550m

Mpact Limited
B-BBEE – 2015

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Mpact Limited, a leading JSE listed paper and plastics packaging group, on a 10% B-BBEE ownership transaction for the South African operations, empowering broad-based beneficiaries in the packaging sector and funding education initiatives, facilitated via an internally leveraged structure.

Transaction Value: R3.3bn

Shoprite Holdings Limited
Listed Capital Restructure – 2014/ 2015

Bravura acted as JSE Transaction Sponsor and Corporate Advisor to JSE listed Shoprite Holdings Limited, the largest food retailer in Africa, on the complex regulatory process of redeeming four classes of cumulative preference shares.

Transaction Value: R4.7m (combined)

Invicta Holdings Limited
Listed Rights Offer – 2014

Bravura acted as financial advisor to JSE listed Invicta Holdings Limited on a fully underwritten rights offer, aimed at restructuring the capital base and providing capital for complementary and synergistic acquisitions.

Transaction Value: R2.25bn

Invicta Holdings Limited
Restructure / B-BBEE – 2014

Bravura acted as financial advisor to JSE listed Invicta Holdings Limited on a group restructuring, including the introduction of a new South African holding company and treasury function, which also necessitated a restructure of the B-BBEE ownership structure in the group.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

Montagu Dried Fruit & Nuts
M&A Acquisition – 2014

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Montagu Dried Fruit & Nuts on the sale of a 73.5% stake in the company to Acorn Agri, a specialist agriculture investment fund, with a view to significantly increasing the franchise footprint.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

T-Systems South Africa
M&A Acquisition – 2014

Bravura acted as financial advisor to T-Systems South Africa, subsidiary of multinational Deutsche Telekom, on the acquisition of Intervate, a South African Microsoft-focused business, aimed at complementing the existing service offering.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

Senwesbel Limited
M&A Acquisition – 2013

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Senwesbel on JSE listed entity Grindrod’s acquisition of a 20% shareholding in Senwes Limited from Treacle Fund and Senwesbel, introducing a new strategic shareholder with clear synergies across commodity trading and logistics.

Transaction Value: R444m

NWK Holdings Limited
M&A Acquisition – 2013

Bravura acted as financial advisor to NWK Holdings Limited on JSE listed entity Grindrod’s acquisition of a 20% shareholding in NWK Limited from Zeder Investments, Thembeka Capital and NWK Holdings Limited, introducing a new strategic shareholder with clear synergies across commodity trading and logistics.

Transaction Value: R228m

T-Systems South Africa
B-BBEE – 2013

Bravura acted as financial advisor to T-Systems South Africa, subsidiary of multinational Deutsche Telekom, on a cross-border B-BBEE transaction, supporting broad-based educational programmes with an ICT focus and incentivising employees.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

TWK Agriculture Limited
B-BBEE – 2013

Bravura acted as financial advisor to TWK Agriculture Limited on a group restructure and introduction of a 25% broad-based community trust as B-BBEE partner, aimed at making a sustainable difference to the communities in which TWK operates.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed

Innovation Group Limited
M&A Disposal – 2013

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Innovation Group Limited on its disposal of 61.8% in Travest Investments (Pty) Ltd to Santam Limited, as part of its strategy to dispose of non-core assets and focus on growth in the motor and property sectors.

Transaction Value: R58.7m

Real People
M&A Disposal – 2013

Bravura acted as financial advisor to Real People (Pty) Ltd on the disposal of its retail branch network to JSE and NSX listed Trustco Group Holdings Limited, as a result of a revised strategy by Real People to focus on core operations.

Transaction Value: Undisclosed