An African investment company embracing and realising unique investment opportunities through protecting and growing capital and people.

Africa is one of the greatest growth investment opportunities for investors.

Embracing opportunities in Africa

Hlayisani Capital is an empowered African investment manager with a rich heritage of leadership and investment experience through its founding partners. Hlayisani Capital aims to be a market leading and innovative private equity and venture capital investment manager in South Africa and Africa, positioned to unlock Africa’s unique investment opportunities.

Africa is one of the greatest growth investment opportunities for investors. Hlayisani is owned and managed by an experienced specialist investment and corporate finance team who is able to capture unique opportunities in order to deliver high returns through nimble and flexible investment strategies.

Hlayisani embraces its meaning which is to protect and guard and is founded on the following principles:

  • Akani meaning to build
  • Hlanganani meaning to come together
  • Nhlamulo meaning to provide an answer and response to a need

An Introduction

Hlayisani believes there is unique innovative Private Equity opportunities in South Africa and Africa. Hlayisani Growth Fund provides investors a vehicle to take advantage and be part of the growth of this exciting continent.

Africa and South Africa are an economic landscape with diverse opportunities ranging from entrepreneurial ventures to established global corporate ventures. The current Southern African Private Equity investment universe accounts for only approximately 0,1% of GDP in the region whilst the developed economies boast as high as 1% of GDP in Private Equity venture contribution to those economies. A key driver for growth is identifying the right opportunities and backing them with specialised knowledge, experience and skill, introducing them to the right networks and supporting this with the required funding to realise each growth opportunity.

Hlayisani believes through a mix of traditional private equity and early stage revenue generating venture capital opportunities it can provide superior investment returns and establish itself as a market leading and innovative private equity and venture capital investment manager.

Hlayisani is owned and managed by an experienced specialist investment and corporate finance team. The team has a diverse organisational network to attract, develop, grow and realise highly attractive investment opportunities.

The team has a strong combined track record and prides itself on innovation and responsible ethical corporate citizenship.

The coming together of the experienced partners, a unique diversified return investment approach and opportunities available within the team’s network positions Hlayisani to provide investors with an ideal investment vehicle to take advantage and be part of the growth of the dynamic African continent.

HLAYISANI GROWTH FUND

The Partners

Hlayisani is the culmination of the ideas of the following partners: