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DESIGNED FOR EXCEPTIONAL GROWTH

RMB Ventures partners with Kevro for a finely tailored acquisition.

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RMB Ventures, together with Kevro Management and a consortium of private equity firms, has acquired Kevro, Africa’s largest supplier of corporate branded clothing and promotional products. Through a powerful combination of capital, business expertise and market knowledge, along with our Solutionist Thinking, RMB Ventures has positioned Kevro for significant future expansion across the continent.

   
Contact Mbongeni Madonsela on +27 11 282 4904, email mbongeni.madonsela@rmb.co.za or Khuthadzo Masindi on +27 11 282 1039, email khuthadzo.masindi@rmb.co.za
   
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AFRICAN MARINE SOLUTIONS

With RMB Ventures, AMSOL captains its own ship.

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RMB Ventures led a consortium including the MIC and Pan-African Capital Holdings in a buyout that secures 100% South African and majority black ownership for AMSOL. This transaction empowers all staff of this establishment maritime services company as shareholders and positions AMSOL to help South Africa grow its Blue Economy.

   
Contact Andrew Aitken on +27 11 282 4658, email andrew.aitken@rmb.co.za or Mbongeni Madonsela on +27 11 282 4904, email mbongeni.madonsela@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB AND UNIVERSAL INDUSTRIES, FINANCIAL CATERING FOR AFRICA'S KITCHENS

RMB Ventures acquired Universal Industries, a proudly South African, sub-Saharan leader in food preparation and hospitality equipment.

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RMB Ventures with a consortium including RMB Corvest and MIC partnered management in acquiring this leading African food preparation and hospitality equipment business. This deal seeks to support management’s expansion strategies and reinforce its position in markets across Africa. Our private equity approach of adding value beyond money continues to build our reputation as a trusted partner for leading South African companies.

   
Contact Muhammed Moosa on +27 11 282 8557, email muhammed.moosa@rmb.co.za or Pearl Tsotetsi on +27 11 282 4966, email pearl.tsotetsi@rmb.co.za
   
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GROWTH LIKE MUSHROOMS

RMB Ventures were proud to partner with the management team at Denny Mushrooms in an MBO four years ago.

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Since then, the newly empowered management team, together with RMB Ventures, have collaboratively grown every aspect of the business and the brand. Having found an exceptional home for Denny Mushrooms, within a very well positioned trade player, this exit demonstrates the ongoing growth potential of RMB Ventures’ unique private equity approach.

   
Contact Justin Babaya on +27 11 282 8557, email justin.babaya@rmb.co.za or Dwight Snyman on +27 11 282 8542, email dwight.snyman@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB VENTURES BUILDS ON THE STRENGTH OF WORKING TOGETHER (TECHNICRETE, OCON BRICKS AND ROCLA AQUISITION)

RMB Ventures, together with management and Capitalworks, acquired Technicrete, Ocon Bricks and Rocla.

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RMB Ventures proves its commitment to the development of South African infrastructure through its investment in three distinct, well-known building product brands. The businesses will continue to operate under a streamlined management team. RMB Ventures constantly searches for promising businesses with strong future growth prospects.

   
Contact Justin Babaya on +27 11 282 8557, email justin.babaya@rmb.co.za or Muhammed Asad Moosa on +27 11 282 8448, email muhammed.moosa@rmb.co.za
   
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A SIGNIFICANT STEAK FOR RMB VENTURES IN BLUFF MEAT SUPPLY (PRIVATE EQUITY)

RMB Ventures has acquired a stake in Bluff Meat Supply through a complex transaction consolidating 27 businesses.

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In line with its strategy to invest in businesses with significant growth potential, RMB Ventures has acquired a share of Bluff Meat Supply – the well-known KZN butchery chain and meat processor. RMB Ventures places value on the brand trust established by the company since 1960 and salutes its strong owner-manager culture and financial performance.

   
Contact Andrew Aitken on +27 11 282 4658, email andrew.aitken@rmb.co.za or Muhammed Asad Moosa on +27 11 282 8448, email muhammed.moosa@rmb.co.za
   
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DENNY MANAGEMENT BUY OUT

RMB Ventures and Pan African Private Equity partner management in Denny MBO.

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In a deal that sees the multi-disciplinary talents of RMB working seamlessly together, RMB Ventures has backed the management of Denny Mushrooms and helped one of South Africa's best-known companies to broaden its strategic horizon. RMB Ventures underwrote the deal and arranged the debt, which was provided by Rand Merchant Bank.

   
Contact Simon Murray on +27 11 282 4468, email simon.murray@rmb.co.za or Eutychus Mbuthia on +27 11 282 8209, email eutychus.mbuthia@rmb.co.za
   
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INVESTING IN MANY HAPPY RETURNS

RMB invests R450-million in the purchase of Tracker, South Africa's leading vehicle tracking company.

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RMB Ventures in a consortium with management and two other significant partners have acquired Tracker. Tracker has developed a range of highly sophisticated technologies since the 1990s and continues to innovate — making it a compelling investment for RMB Ventures.

   
Contact Eutychus Mbuthia on +27 11 282 8209, email eutychus.mbuthia@rmb.co.za or Andrew Aitken on +27 11 282 4658, email andrew.aitken@rmb.co.za
   
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RMB VENTURES PACKAGES A DEAL FOR ALL SEASONS (TESSARA ACQUISITION)

RMB Ventures has acquired a significant stake in Tessara (manufacturer of Uvasys) — global leader in grape transport preservation technology.

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RMB Ventures and Pan-African Private Equity have co-invested with Tessara CEO, Pieter van der Westhuyzen, and management, to acquire the company. Tessara Uvasys SO2 sheets are the global brand of choice for farmers, enabling year-round global trade in table grapes.

   
Contact Muhammed Moosa on +27 11 282 8557, email muhammed.moosa@rmb.co.za or Amina Pahad on +27 11 282 1413, email amina.pahad@rmb.co.za
   
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WITH RMB VENTURES, STUDIO 88 IS ON THE MOVE IN AFRICA

RMB Ventures has acquired a significant stake in the Studio 88 Group of companies — a leading independent sports-lifestyle retailer in sub-Saharan Africa

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The transaction positions the Studio 88 Group, including the Skipper Bar and Side Step operations, ideally for continued organic and acquisitive growth, both locally and into the rest of Africa, together with ensuring continuity through the bringing on board of a number of senior management members as first time shareholders.

   
Contact Amina Pahad on +27 11 282 1413, email amina.pahad@rmb.co.za or Cassim Motala on +27 11 282 4543, email cassim.motala@rmb.co.za
   
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FOR JOJO — THE SKY IS THE LIMIT

RMB Ventures together with RMB Corvest are proud to have facilitated a management buy-out and BEE-transaction for JoJo Tanks

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RMB Ventures together with RMB Corvest have helped the management of JoJo Tanks, the nation’s leading manufacturer of water storage tanks, conclude a multifaceted management buy-out and BEE transaction. Investing in market leading companies offering sustainable solutions affirms RMB’s commitment to its business philosophy of Traditional values and Innovative ideas.

   
Contact Dwight Snyman on +27 11 282 8542, email dwight.snyman@rmb.co.za or Mike Donaldson on +27 11 380 8300, email mike@rmbcorvest.co.za
   
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RMB PARTNERS WACO INTERNATIONAL TO MAKE A BOLD STATEMENT (WACO INTERNATIONAL BUY-OUT)

RMB Ventures is proud to be a
co-investor in purchasing Waco International from foreign investors.

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RMB Ventures are co-investors in the Ethos-led private equity buy-out of Waco International. Waco International is a South African business with operations around the world, providing scaffolding and relocatable modular buildings. This brings the company back to local ownership and positions them for further growth, while demonstrating RMB Ventures’ appetite for private equity deals.

   
Contact Simon Murray on +27 11 282 4468, email simon.murray@rmb.co.za or Cassim Motala on +27 11 282 4543, email cassim.motala@rmb.co.za
   
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