Sango Capital: Best Africa Mid-Market Investor South Africa 2021


Sango Capital has been active in Africa since 2011, building relationships, pursuing growth orientated top-quartile mid-market returns, and contributing to value creation. It is committed to responsible stewardship of the capital, people, resources, relationships and communities with which it has been entrusted. Sango Capital’s annual forums facilitate networking and encourage international best-practice. The firm takes a thematic approach to investing, selecting funds with potential for high growth and returns, executing direct co-investments and other customised investment structures and building platforms in select sectors along with fund and non-fund partners. Investments target Africa’s fastest-growing sectors: consumer goods, energy, natural resources, and infrastructure services. Sango Capital diversifies across countries, industries, and teams to structurally mitigate capital loss. As an active investor, it engages with its fund partners and investee companies to help deliver high impact socio-economic development, continent-wide. The firm is one of the few in Africa to raise a long-term capital pool. It credits its success to its unrelenting pursuit of excellence and its high-calibre team. Endowments, foundations and family offices trust the firm’s local expertise to uncover and execute on promising opportunities. Sango Capital promotes Africa as the last remaining scalable geographic investment opportunity, a burgeoning GDP and attractive asset pricing. The judging panel recognises a firm with fair and transparent practices, and presents Sango Capital with the 2021 award for Best Africa Mid-Market Investor (South Africa).

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