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Little economic improvement likely in year ahead, Ethos Capital warns

Business Day, 26 Sep 2019

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – Results for year ended 30 June 2019

SENS, 26 Sep 2019

Ethos Private Equity 2019 Sustainability Report

Ethos Private Equity, 16 Sep 2019

SENS – EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD – quarterly update as at 31 March 2019

SENS, 24 May 2019

Ethos Capital is an investment holding company, registered and incorporated in Mauritius as a public company.  It is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and offers sharehold [...]
SENS – EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – DEALINGS IN SECURITIES BY AN ASSOCIATE OF A DIRECTOR

SENS, 25 Apr 2019

SENS – EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – DEALING IN SECURITIES BY AN ASSOCIATE OF A DIRECTOR

SENS, 15 Apr 2019

SENS – ETHOS CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD – unaudited interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2018

SENS, 26 Mar 2019

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD – quarterly update as at 30 September 2018

SENS, 27 Nov 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD – Report on proceedings at the Annual General Meeting

SENS, 15 Nov 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD – disclosure of significant holding of Ethos Capital shares

SENS, 12 Nov 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – Deal in securities by an associate of a director

SENS, 31 Oct 2018

SENS: EPE Capital Partners Limited – disclosure of significant holding of Ethos Capital shares

SENS, 24 Oct 2018

SENS: ETHOS CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – no change statement, distribution of audited AFS, notice of AGM & commitments update

SENS, 11 Oct 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – Results for year ended 30 June 2018

SENS, 28 Sep 2018

SENS: ETHOS CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – general repurchase announcement

SENS, 27 Sep 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – notice of Annual Results announcement

SENS, 26 Sep 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD – Quarterly update as at 31 March 2018

SENS, 24 May 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD – Disclosure of significant holding of EPE Partners Ltd shares

SENS, 18 Apr 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS – dealing in securities by an associate or director

SENS, 10 Apr 2018

Unaudited summarised interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2017

SENS, 19 Mar 2018

SENS: EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED: Notice of Interim Results Announcement

SENS, 16 Mar 2018

WATCH: Stock picks — Ethos and gold

Business Day Live, 02 Feb 2018

STOCK PICK: ETHOS CAPITAL – INDEPENDENT ANALYST GRAEME CANAL

Business Day TV, 19 Jan 2018

EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – Voluntary NAV update

SENS, 13 Dec 2017

EPE CAPITAL PARTNER LIMITED – Voluntary disclosure of acquisition of securities

SENS, 21 Nov 2017

EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – Report on proceedings at the Annual General Meeting

SENS, 14 Nov 2017

EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – Quarterly Update as at 30 Sept 2017

SENS, 24 Oct 2017

Bruce Whitfield talks to the Head of Private Equity at Bowmans, John Bellew, about Ethos Capital

20 Oct 2017

EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED – No change statement, distribution of Annual Financial Statements and Notice of Annual General Meeting

SENS, 13 Oct 2017

Stock Pick: Ethos Capital: Independent analyst Greame Korner

Business Day TV, 12 Oct 2017

Ethos Capital Results interview with MoneyWeb

09 Oct 2017

Results for the year ended 30 June 2017

SENS, 28 Sep 2017

Ethos finding its base in long-term game of private equity

Business Day, 29 Sep 2017

Ethos posts big rise in net asset value

Business Day,, 29 Sep 2017

Ethos Capital – Annual Results Media Release

Media release, 28 Sep 2017

Ethos Capital was listed on the JSE in August 2016, raising R1.8 billion. As at 30 June 2017, the Company had committed R0.7 billion to Ethos Funds and invested 18% of the capital, [...]
HOW PRIVATE EQUITY OFFERS BIG RETURNS

Business Day, 29 Jun 2017

Survey shows investors pocketed R18.3bn, or a whopping 123.2%, more than in 2015

Capital returned to private-equity investors doubled in 2016, despite tepid economic growth acro [...]
Voluntary NAV update

SENS, 23 Jun 2017

PRIVATE EQUITY CONTINUES TO MEET EVOLVING MARKET NEEDS

FA News, 05 Jun 2017

The recent increased volatility in the global market has influenced an uptick in changes to the way many financial sectors operate - and private equity is no exclusion. Amid global [...]
Quarterly Update

SENS, 18 May 2017

Adoption of net asset value per share measure for trading statements and short-form announcements

SENS, 17 Mar 2017

ETHOS CAPITAL – UNAUDITED CONDENSED INTERIM REPORT & FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2016

Ethos Capital Release, 16 Mar 2017

Click the link below to download a pdf of Ethos Capital's Unaudited Condensed Interim Report & Financial Statements for the six month period ending 31 December 2016.
Unaudited condensed interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2016

SENS, 16 Mar 2017

INSIGHTS FROM PRIVATE EQUITY IN SOUTHERN AFRICA CONFERENCE

Ventureburn, 23 Feb 2017

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) recently held the annual Private Equity in Southern Africa Conference. The event was centred around “F [...]
NEW NET ASSET VALUE FOR ETHOS [CAPITAL]

Business Day, 14 Dec 2016

Recently listed private equity vehicle Ethos Capital Partners updated its net asset value (NAV) on Tuesday, after concluding a series of deals and reaping returns on some temporary [...]
A ROBUST YEAR FOR SOUTHERN AFRICAN PRIVATE EQUITY

Money Marketing, 13 Dec 2016

In a climate of economic and political instability, private equity in Southern Africa has again had a robust year. The region still accounts for about a third of the African privat [...]
Voluntary NAV update

SENS, 13 Dec 2016

Voluntary Investment Update

SENS, 21 Nov 2016

Quarterly Update

SENS, 14 Oct 2016

Disclosure of significant holding of EPE Capital shares

SENS, 29 Sep 2016

THE CHANGEMAKERS

Private Equity International, 01 Sep 2016

More than 30 years after it was founded, Ethos Private Equity is still a pioneering force in the industry in South Africa. CEO Stuart MacKenzie discusses the firm’s latest endeav [...]
Dealing in securities by a director

SENS, 05 Aug 2016

ETHOS CAPITAL DEBUTS ON JSE FOLLOWING R1.8 BILLION OVERSUBSCRIBED PRIVATE PLACEMENT

Media release, 05 Aug 2016

Offers investors long-term capital appreciation by investing, directly and indirectly, in a diversified portfolio of unlisted investments managed by Ethos Private Equity, the large [...]
Results announcement

SENS, 01 Aug 2016

ETHOS PRIVATE EQUITY

SAVCA, 29 Jul 2016

Ethos Private Equity made headlines this month with its announcement that it would be listing Ethos Capital Partners on the JSE. Interest in the listing of the permanent capital ra [...]
LISTED PRIVATE EQUITY IN AFRICA: A POTENTIAL GOLDMINE

Private Equity International, 22 Jul 2016

As well as turbo-charging various new fund launches, Ethos’s new listed vehicle could open an untapped seam of African capital.
INVESTORS COMMIT R1BN TO ETHOS IPO

Business Day, 19 Jul 2016

A NUMBER of investors have already piled into Ethos Capital Partners’ initial public offering, committing R1.1bn ahead of its listing on the JSE.
ETHOS CAPITAL TO LIST SHARES ON JSE

Business Report, 19 Jul 2016

Ethos Private Equity (EPE) was intending to list Ethos Capital on the JSE next month with an intention to raise as much as R2 billion in a stock placement, it said yesterday.
ETHOS HEADS TO THE JSE

Moneyweb, 19 Jul 2016

And brings investors more choice in alternative investment space.

Thirty year old private equity company, Ethos, intends to list on the main board of the JSE in August.
SENS: Ethos Capital – Intention to Float Announcement

SENS, 18 Jul 2016

ETHOS CAPITAL PARTNERS TO LIST, ALLOWING SHAREHOLDERS TO BUY AND SELL AT ANY POINT

Business Day, 18 Jul 2016

INVESTING in private equity — which offers returns much higher than those of conventional investments — will no longer remain the preserve of institutional and wealthy investor [...]
ETHOS CAPITAL TO FLOAT ON THE JSE MAIN BOARD

CNBC Africa, 18 Jul 2016

Ethos Capital has announced its intention to list it's issued A ordinary share capital on the main board of the securities exchange operated by the JSE Limited.
ETHOS AIMS FOR R2BN FROM JSE LISTING

Sunday Times, 17 Jul 2016

Ethos Private Equity will list Ethos Capital on the JSE next month with the aim of raising R2-billion from the initial public offering.
ETHOS CONFIRMS PLANNED EXIT OF BRANDCORP TO BIDVEST GROUP

Ethos media release, 17 Jun 2016

Ethos confirms that following a competitive sales process it has entered into an agreement with The Bidvest Group Limited which, subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions pr [...]
EATON TOWERS ANNOUNCES SALE OF TOWER PORTFOLIO IN SOUTH AFRICA TO ATC SOUTH AFRICA

Eaton Towers Press Release, 01 Jun 2016

Eaton Towers Group, a leading independent African tower company announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its South African towers to ATC South Africa for a [...]
SA PRIVATE EQUITY RECORDS A DECADE OF MARKET OUTPERFORMANCE

SAVCA, 05 May 2016

The performance of this alternative asset class justifies its role in a diversified, institutional portfolio, says SAVCA.

The latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity [...]
THE STILL-LIMITED EXPOSURE TO PRIVATE EQUITY A MISSED OPPORTUNITY FOR SOUTHERN AFRICAN PENSION FUNDS

SAVCA, 19 Apr 2016

A recently released survey report by the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), titled New Frontiers, has established that the allocation by pens [...]
ETHOS CAPITAL – SUMMARY UNAUDITED FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2016

Ethos Capital Release,, 29 Aug 2017

Summary unaudited financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2016
PRIVATE EQUITY ROUTE VS JSE

African Independant - Business, 04 Mar 2016

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) remains the largest and undisputed gateway for investors seeking to capitalise on the growing consumer market and mineral resources’ endowme [...]
SAVCA COMMENTS ON SOUTH AFRICA’S BUDGET 2016

SAVCA Media Release, 25 Feb 2016

Budget speech commentary by the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA)
PRIVATE EQUITY IN SOUTHERN AFRICA: DEALING IN ABUNDANCE

FA News, 17 Feb 2016

Private equity in Southern Africa experienced steady deal flow and exit activity in 2015 and, with a number of private equity houses having announced successful fundraising program [...]
EMPEA APPOINTS ANDRÉ ROUX AS SENIOR ADVISOR AND AFRICA COUNCIL CHAIR

EMPEA media release, 10 Feb 2016

EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets, announces today that it has appointed André Roux to serve as a Senior Advisor to the organization [...]
PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTORS CONTINUE TO ADD VALUE IN AFRICA

CNBC Africa, 05 Feb 2016

According to the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, there were 823 private equity deals worth 21.6 billion US dollars in Africa between 2010 and 2015. Despite [...]
ETHOS EXITS CQS TO JSE-LISTED ADAPT IT

Ethos Media Release, 27 Jan 2016

Ethos, a leading South African private equity investor, has announced the sale of its investment in leading, niche technology company, CQS Investment Holdings (CQS) to JSE-listed A [...]
ETHOS ACQUIRES MAJORITY STAKE IN THE EAZI GROUP

Ethos Media Release, 25 Jan 2016

Ethos, a leading South African private equity investor, today announced an investment into The Eazi Group, Africa's market leader in the rental, sale and servicing of work-at-heigh [...]
VIDEO: PRIVATE EQUITY INDUSTRY IN SA

eNBC, 13 Jan 2016

The South African private equity industry has delivered healthy returns for investors, according to the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. CEO, Erika [...]
ETHOS SELLS OUT OF TRANSACTION CAPITAL AT NEW HIGH

Global Capital, 08 Dec 2015

Ethos Private Equity launched today the sale of its last shares in Transaction Capital, the Johannesburg-listed commercial finance company, as an accelerated bookbuild.
ALTERNATIVE ASSETS – HEALTHY PERFORMANCE

Today's Trustee, 26 Nov 2015

Now a well-developed and sophisticated industry, Erika van der Merwe* believes that private equity provides rewarding returns for a range of investors and benefits for the broader [...]
SA TAXI PLANS TO BUILD ITS OWN PANEL BEATER

Moneyweb, 24 Nov 2015

With plans to build the largest panel beater in South Africa and enter the metred taxi environment, taxi financier Transaction Capital says its defensive businesses are well positi [...]
WACO – POSTPONEMENT OF PRIVATE PLACEMENT AND LISTING

SENS - Johannesburg Stock Exchange, 15 Oct 2015

Further to the pre-listing statement dated 5 October 2015, interested investors are advised that Waco has decided to postpone its proposed private placement and listing on the JSE.
SAVCA APPOINTS FIVE NEW DIRECTORS TO ITS BOARD

SAVCA Media Release, 08 Oct 2015

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has announced the appointment of five directors to its board, with immediate effect.
WACO INTERNATIONAL TO LIST ON THE JSE ON OR ABOUT 23 OCTOBER 2015 – TOTAL OFFER SIZE OF APPROXIMATELY R3.5 BILLION*

Waco International Media Release, 05 Oct 2015

Waco International Holdings Limited (‘Waco’ or ‘Company’) has confirmed today that it will list on the main board of the securities exchange operated by the JSE Limited ( [...]
CNBC: WACO INTERNATIONAL TO LIST ON JSE MAIN BOARD

CNBC Africa, 21 Sep 2015

Waco International Holdings has announced its intention to list its issued ordinary share capital on the main board of the JSE. Waco is a diversified equipment hire and industrial [...]
WACO INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCES ITS INTENTION TO FLOAT ON THE JSE MAIN BOARD

Waco International Media Release, 21 Sep 2015

Waco International Holdings Limited (the "Company", the "Group" or "Waco") has today announced its intention to list its issued ordinary share capital on the main board of the secu [...]
ETHOS PRIVATE EQUITY CONFIRMS PLANNED IPO OF WACO INTERNATIONAL

Ethos Media Release, 21 Sep 2015

Ethos Private Equity confirms the intention to list Waco International on the JSE later this year. The listing will facilitate a partial realisation of the interests of an Ethos-l [...]
TWINCARE TRANSFORMS INTO TWINSAVER

Ethos Media Release, 13 Jul 2015

TwinCare Group, a national manufacturer and distributor of branded tissue products, announced today that it will be trading as the TWINSAVER Group going forward.
ETHOS: PARTNERSHIPS IN PE DEFINE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SUCCESS AND FAILURE

Africa Global Funds, 13 Jul 2015

Steadfast partnerships in African private equity often define the difference between success and failure, according to Ethos Private Equity.
ETHOS CONFIRMS PLANNED SALE OF PLUMBLINK

Ethos Media Release, 10 Jun 2015

Ethos Private Equity confirms that it has entered into an agreement with The Bidvest Group Limited (“Bidvest”) to dispose of Plumblink, for an undisclosed sum. The transaction [...]
PRIVATE EQUITY: MORE DEALS

14 May 2015

ETHOS, the blue-chip Illovo-based private equity firm, has announced its fourth transaction in five months. It has invested in Eaton Towers, a pan-African provider of shared teleco [...]
ETHOS ANNOUNCES PAN-AFRICAN INVESTMENT – EATON TOWERS

Ethos Press Announcement, 05 May 2015

Ethos Private Equity today confirmed an investment into Eaton Towers – a leading independent provider of shared telecoms towers across Africa.
SAVCA-EY “EXCELLENCE IN EXITS” VIDEO FOUR | ANTHONIE DE BEER, ETHOS PRIVATE EQUITY

SAVCA/YouTube, 15 Apr 2015

This is the fourth in SAVCA's six-part video series, which showcases the exits experiences of Southern African Private Equity fund managers.
AFRICAN PE EXECUTIVES: COLLABORATE TO BOOST DEAL-FLOW

Euromoney, 09 Apr 2015

Private equity investment has reached pre-financial crisis levels in Africa. However, more deals could be executed if there was more collaboration between funds, private equity man [...]
CNBC AFRICA: ETHOS ACQUIRES TISSUE & CORRUGATE DIVISIONS FROM NAMPAK

CNBC Africa, 01 Apr 2015

Ethos today confirmed that it has acquired the Tissue and Corrugate divisions from Nampak. Joining CNBC Africa is Shaun Zagnoev the Ethos partner who led the transaction and Garth [...]
ETHOS ACQUIRES, REBRANDS NAMPAK DIVISIONS & APPOINTS NEW LEADERSHIP

Ethos Media Release, 01 Apr 2015

Ethos today confirms that it has acquired the Tissue and Corrugate divisions from Nampak. All conditions precedent have been met; both transactions conclude on the 1st April.
PRIVATE-EQUITY EXITS TOUCH A HIGH OF $450BN

Business Day, 27 Mar 2015

PRIVATE-equity exits globally reached a historical record of $450bn last year as companies looking for growth acquired businesses from private-equity firms, research by management [...]
SOUTH AFRICAN LOSING PRIVATE EQUITY ALLURE TO FAST-GROWING RIVALS

Bloomberg, 18 Feb 2015

South Africa is no longer the destination of choice for private equity investors seeking to tap returns on the continent.
ETHOS LOOKS NORTH AS SA PRIVATE EQUITY SHIFTS FOCUS

Bloomberg, 13 Feb 2015

Shift from SA to rest of continent 'has been monumental
Africa private equity debate: Realising Africa’s potential through private equity

Euromoney, 01 Apr 2015

The investment potential in Africa has long been discussed but finally the hype is turning into reality.
PRIVATE EQUITY: HOLDING ITS OWN

Financial Mail, 22 Jan 2015

THE headline return from SA private equity stands up well against the listed markets. Over 10 years to September 30 2014 the internal rate of return has been 18.5%, almost matching [...]
ETHOS OF SOUTH AFRICA ADDS AUTOZONE STAKE IN PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL

Ethos Media Announcement, 21 Jan 2015

Ethos today announced an investment into AutoZone, the largest and fast growing, privately-owned automotive parts aftermarket retailer and wholesaler in Southern Africa.
ETHOS INVESTS INTO LEADING SOUTH AFRICAN, INDEPENDENT AUTOMOTIVE-PARTS RETAILER AND WHOLESALER

Ethos Media Announcement, 21 Jan 2015

Ethos today announced an investment into AutoZone, the largest and fast growing, privately-owned automotive parts aftermarket retailer and wholesaler in Southern Africa.