The Ecsponent group’s wealth generating functions include capital raising, credit provision and private equity. When considering possible private equity investments, the group looks to acquire private equity investments that satisfy specific conditions, which include that these companies have:
- high gross profits,
- high barriers to entry,
- high intellectual property,
- and investments that have application beyond the borders of South Africa.
These assets are acquired and disposed of to achieve the greatest return on investment for shareholders, but some of the group’s current private equity assets include investments in: