The process

"An in-depth understanding of your business assists us in negotiating a mutually satisfactory transaction and adding value over the term of our involvement"

In principle stage:

  • Gather high level information and accept at face value
  • Determine a fair value and structure for the deal
  • Agree transaction parameters with sellers and/or management
  • Obtain in-principle approval from investment committee
  • Timing can vary but generally will take approximately three weeks from agreeing parameters to obtaining approval


Due diligence and documentation stage:

  • Perform business, financial, legal and tax due diligence
  • Submit Competition Commission application
  • Obtain final approval from investment committee
  • Draft and conclude legal agreements
  • Timing will vary and depends on the timeous availability of information