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Past Private Equity Investments

The table below represents a sample of Ethos' past investment portfolio.

COMPANY BUSINESS DESCRIPTION INVESTMENT PARTNERS FUND INVESTMENT YEAR EXIT YEAR
Universal Industries Manufacturing and distribution of industrial equipment Management Ethos Fund V 2011 2016
iDwala Industrial minerals manufacturing and distribution Management, Old Mutual Private Equity and Tiso Group Ethos Fund V 2009 2016
V&A Waterfront Real estate Dubai World Mezz/Credit Fund 2009 2011
CQS Specialist financial software Management and Kapela Investments Ethos Technology Fund 2008 2015
Tiger Automotive Retailing and wholesale of automotive products Management Ethos Fund V 2008 2015
RTT Logistics Actis Mezz/Credit Fund 2008 2014
Alexander Forbes Financial services International investors, BEE consortium and Management Ethos Fund V 2007 2015
Brandcorp Distribution of niche industrial and retail products Management Ethos Fund V 2007 2016
York Timbers Forestry Public & Metier Mezz/Credit Fund 2007 2012
Reclam Environmental services Management & Phamangu Mezz/Credit Fund 2007 2008
Holdsport Retailer of sporting goods and outdoor activity products, trading as The Sportsmans Warehouse and The Outdoor Warehouse (listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange) Management Ethos Fund V 2006 2011
Transaction Capital Financial services (non-deposit taking) (listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange) Management Ethos Fund V 2006 2015
Plumblink Plumbing services (to contractors and retail customers) Management and ISS Ethos Fund V 2006 2015
Atio Integrated communication services Management Ethos Technology Fund 2006 2012
Foodcorp Food processing and distribution Old Mutual PE Mezz/Credit Fund 2006 2007
Savcio Industrial engineering (repairs & services and replacement parts) Management, Actis, Old Mutual, Sphere Holdings and Aka Capital Ethos Fund IV 2005 2011
IST Industrial electronic & electrical equipment Ethos Technology Fund I, Management and ICT Investments Ethos Fund IV 2004 2008
Cobra Watertech Manufacturing, distribution and export of plumbing supplies Management and Delta plc. Ethos Fund IV 2003 2004
Ozz Manufacturing and distribution of mining and machinery equipment parts Kagiso Ventures and RMB Corvest Ethos Fund IV 2003 2008
First Lifestyle Food and leisure Management Ethos Fund IV 2000 2007
Tsebo Food and catering services Management, Nozala Investments and Siphumelele Ethos Fund IV 2000 2007
Waco International Building and construction: scaffolding, modular buildings, forming & shoring Management together with local and international investors Ethos Fund IV 2000 2005
iDwala Industrial mineral manufacturing and distribution Management Ethos Fund IV 1998 2004
Foodcorp Food processing and distribution Management and Pamodzi Ethos Fund IV 1998 2004
HT Group Funeral services Management and African Legends Ethos Fund III 1997 2006
Crossroads Transport logistics Management and Malesela Ethos Fund III 1997 2004
Defy Manufacturing of large domestic appliances Management Ethos Fund III 1997 2005
Universal Print Group Media - printing Management, Malesela and African Legends Ethos Fund III 1996 & 2002 2003
Pleasure Foods Fast-food franchisors Management Ethos Fund III 1996 2003
KFM Media - radio Management and black empowerment partners Brimestone, IPC, Broadcape Ethos Fund III 1996 2000
Dunlop Manufacturing of tyre products Management and three co-investors Ethos Fund III 1996 & 2002 2006
Credcor Finance Management Ethos Fund III 1996 2001
Kagiso Publishers Media - publishing Management and Kagiso Trust Investments Ethos Fund II 1994 1997
KKS Supervision Food Services Food catering Management, Kagiso Trust Investments and Khulani Ethos Fund II 1994 1997
Cummins Import & distribution of diesel engines/fuel pumps Management Ethos Fund III 1993 2000