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March 2013



South Africa



Building and Construction Materials




Sector: Building and Construction Materials

Type: Supplier of materials

Established: 1934

Status: AfriSam is a leading supplier of superior quality construction materials and technical solutions such as cement, aggregate and ready-mix concrete

USPs: Long-standing customer base includes some of the largest building and construction materials resellers in South Africa; experienced and respected management team, superior brand and service levels

Co-investors: Other financial investors, individuals and banks

Why we invested

  • Established business, dominant in its sector, and a Southern African presence
  • One of the market leaders – in its various markets/segments in Southern Africa
  • Opportunity to support a strategy black empowered partner in their acquisition of Afrisam
  • Entry at an attractive multiple at the bottom of the cycle with an opportunity to benefit from a turn in the cement industry cycle

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