Track record proves our value

Metier's leaders have 28 years of managed equity experience as principal across over 82 late stage investments, putting more than R6 billion of equity capital to work across a wide range of industries and through various capitalisation structures.

The tables below set out our investments - taking into account fund vintages and industry sectors. Each of these transactions has a story of its own and our team members are able to give more details in terms of how the deals were sourced, priced, structured, built up, improved and ultimately realised.

Investment partnerships, as with most aspects of life, provide a rich diversity of experience. This is not something that can be captured in a set of numbers. Over the years we have developed a particular Metier style which we bring to transactions. Where capital and risk are shared between investors and entrepreneurial management, rewards too must strike a balance between fairness and self interest. Because we bridge the divide between institutional investors and entrepreneurs, we are able to do this in a way that stands up to scrutiny and meets good governance principles.

Metier principals' investment history by fund pool showing vintage years

as at 31 December 2016
No.
Cost (Rm)
x Cash
Gross IRR%
Principal Portfolios (1986/7, 2005) 19
84
3.2
32%
Fedsure Capital Fund (1992) 22
228
1.8
28%
South Africa Capital Growth Fund (1994/5) 12
673
2.4
46%
South Africa Capital Growth Fund III (1998/9) 14
2 363
3.1
36%
Total - Prior pools 67
3 348
2.9
36%
         
Metier club deal pools (2003) 7
404
3.9
63%
Capital Growth Fund (2006/7) 8
2 426
2.1
15%
Sustainable Capital Fund (2012/13) 8
514
1.6
--
Capital Growth Fund II (2015/16) 4
1 133
1.1
--
Total - Metier 28 4 477 2.1 26%
         
Total 95
7 825
2.5
36%

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