Investment Summary

Actis Capital Invests In Coricraft

On September 1, 2015, private equity firm Actis Capital invested in furniture company Coricraft

Investment Highlights
  • This is Actis Capital’s 1st transaction in the Furniture sector.
  • This is Actis Capital’s 13th transaction in South Africa.

Investment Summary

Date 2015-09-01
Target Coricraft
Sector Furniture
Investor(s) Actis Capital
Deal Type Stake Purchase

Target

Coricraft

Cape Town, South Africa
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Coricraft is a home furnishings retailers. Coricraft is based in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Actis Capital

London, United Kingdom

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2004
PE ASSETS 24.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Actis Capital is a private equity firm focused on investments in emerging markets. Actis segments its investment activity into three areas. These include private equity, energy, and real estate. Actis' private equity team looks for buyout and growth capital opportunities requiring at least $50 million in financing. Depending on the situation, Actis will consider both controlling and minority investment situations. Sectors of interest include financial services, consumer and retail, business services, and industrial. Actis' energy group seeks to invest in in a variety of energy and utility projects. Actis' real estate team invests equity capital in office, residential, industrial, hotel and retail projects. Actis Capital was established in 2004 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 120 of 142
Sector (Furniture) 1 of 1
Type (Stake Purchase) 17 of 20
Country (South Africa) 13 of 16
Year (2015) 2 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-07 Mouka

Lagos, Nigeria

Mouka is a manufacturer of foam and spring mattresses, polyurethane blocks, pillows and sheetings used to make furniture.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-09-25 NSE India

Mumbai, India

NSE is the dominant equities exchange in India and is one of the leading equity derivatives exchanges in the world. Its market-leading position is driven by its advanced trading platform, corporate structure, top-tier management, and product offerings. NSE India is based in Mumbai.

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