Portfolio Company Transformation
Pioneering the introduction of meaningful black ownership in our portfolio companies is a priority. Ethos has significant depth of experience and expertise in structuring and creating value from such transactions.
Ethos is proud of the role we play in South Africa, enabling significant direct black ownership participation while delivering quality skills transfer to the empowerment groups we have partnered with.
The significant transfer of business skills that has taken place over the course of our participation in private equity BEE transactions is evidenced by companies where our black empowerment partners have advanced to become established business owners in their own right.
Seeking empowerment opportunities
Ethos BEE transactions support the national priority of promoting black ownership. Ethos has an on-going policy of proactively seeking investment opportunities involving sustainable material black ownership and participation. We actively drive broader participation in portfolio companies because we believe that businesses with diversity are more valuable and more sustainable.
Landmark empowerment transactions
Since 1992, BEE transactions have accounted for over 45% of Ethos' investments.