Unique African investments coming together to respond to African opportunities realised through growing and protecting assets and people.

Investment Philosophy

Hlayisani’s investment philosophy is focussed on the acquisition of either significant minority or majority ownership stakes in market leading organisations, growth businesses and high potential early stage, revenue generating venture businesses. Hlayisani will seek to invest in companies with the following criteria:

  • Innovative business models with proven technologies;
  • Business models that are highly scalable;
  • Companies led by a strong management teams with operating experience;
  • Potential market leaders or a significant players in their target sector and region;
  • Large market opportunity;
  • Companies in growth or expansion stage with a South African and African focus;
  • Identifiable exit opportunities.

While there is no limitation to industry sectors, Hlayinsani believes unique opportunities exist in the Education, Energy, Food Security, Healthcare and Technology sectors.