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Brait Proprietary Investing

Brait formed its fourth consecutive private equity fund (“Brait IV”) to make privately-negotiated majority or significant minority equity and equity-related investments in companies located principally in South Africa.

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Company name: Brait South Africa Limited

Contact number: +27 11 507 1000

Postal address: Private Bag X1, Northlands, 2116

Physical address: 9 Fricker Road, Illovo Boulevard, Illovo, Sandton

Website: www.brait.com

Company Profile

Brait Proprietary Investing looks to acquire minority or majority equity interests in small to medium size private companies which display a stable track record and sound growth. The preference is to invest alongside and align themselves with the individuals responsible for executing the strategy of the business. They aim to exit their investments within a three to five year time span. They offer a high level of flexibility regarding the exit process as they do not have a pre-defined date to return capital to third party investors

Fund Overview

The investment strategy for Brait IV was a continuation of the successful strategy employed in Brait I, Brait II and Brait III, which are now fully invested.

Brait’s proven ability to combine domestic private equity investment skills with the experience of managing international and domestic private equity capital has produced an accomplished investment record.

Private Equity seeks to identify and convert opportunities. Its active involvement with its portfolio companies has been critical to its success, as it strives to incentivise and challenge management teams to create and build value.

Private Equity prides itself on its ability to act creatively across industries and transaction types, while adhering to core investment disciplines. To achieve the objectives of all the relevant parties involved – from partnering effectively with entrepreneurs to executing complex non-standard acquisitions.

These proven capabilities are combined with a comprehensive BEE strategy, which Private Equity believes will ensure that it continues to build competitive and successful South African companies.

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Leaf Capital: The SA Prime Property Fund

The SA Prime Property Fund is a private property investment opportunity established in 2005 by Nolands, in association with Leaf Capital.

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Company name: Leaf Capital

Contact number: +27 21 425 2295

Postal address: PO Box 44302, Claremont, 7735

Physical address: 5th Floor, Protea Place, Cnr Protea Rd and Dreyer Street, Claremont, 7708

Website address: www.leafcapital.co.za

Company profile:

Founded by Paul Leaf-Wright and Jacqui Hathorn, Leaf Capital is a niche financial advisory practice and advises on mid to top tier transactions, serving organisations that are not traditionally serviced by the large investment banks. After the establishment of its fund management arm in 2007, Leaf Capital is able to invest third party funds. Two funds were launched, one participating in non-listed private equity investments and the other in structured finance opportunities. Leaf Capital also has an interest in the management of S.A.Prime Property Limited, a property loan stock company.

Fund Overview

The SA Prime Property Fund is structured as a linked loan stock company with linked units that began with a par value of R10 each comprising one share of one cent each irrevocably linked to one variable-rate, subordinated, unsecured debenture of 999 cents. The combination of share and debenture form a Fund unit.

Fund units are valued quarterly by the Funds management, together with independent property valuer’s. A minimum of 90% of net income is distributed to investors on a quarterly period. Investors can elect to receive this distribution in the form of a subscription for linked units or be distributed as debenture interest.

SA Prime Property’s Redemption period is 90 days and is processed at quarter end (end of February, May, August and November). Redemption requests must be communicated with the Funds management prior to the previous quarters end.

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Leaf Private Equity Fund No. 1

The Leaf Private Equity team seeks to build portfolios of non-listed equity stakes in high-quality small to medium sized enterprises with a primary objective of outperforming the FTSE / JSE All Share Index by gaining active exposure to high growth companies and industries.

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Company name: Leaf Capital

Contact number: +27 21 425 2295

Postal address: PO Box 44302, Claremont, 7735

Physical address: 5th Floor, Protea Place, Cnr Protea Rd and Dreyer Street, Claremont, 7708

Website address: www.leafcapital.co.za

Company profile:

Founded by Paul Leaf-Wright and Jacqui Hathorn, Leaf Capital is a niche financial advisory practice and advises on mid to top tier transactions, serving organisations that are not traditionally serviced by the large investment banks. After the establishment of its fund management arm in 2007, Leaf Capital is able to invest third party funds. Two funds were launched, one participating in non-listed private equity investments and the other in structured finance opportunities. Leaf Capital also has an interest in the management of S.A.Prime Property Limited, a property loan stock company.

Fund Overview

Leaf Capital’s first private equity fund, The Leaf Private Equity No. 1 en commandite Partnership (“LPE1”), is currently in its third year of management and has successfully entered into four investments.

LPE1 has committed capital of R115 million and primarily seeks investments in established operating companies where it is able to empower the existing management of the company and also add to the growth through the experience and expertise of the fund management team. It is expected that LPE1 will be fully invested in the first quarter of 2011 and, owing to the good deal-flow experienced, the fund managers expect to launch a second fund during the course of 2011.

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Coast2Coast

The Company concentrates on businesses which operate in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector (foods, personal care and homecare products).

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Company name: Coast2Coast

Contact number: +27 21701 2232

Postal address: Unit C7, Westlake Square, Westlake,Cape Town, 7945

Physical address: UnitC7, Westlake Square, Westlake, Cape Town, 7945

Website: http://www.coast2coast.co.za

Company Profile

Established in 2006, Coast2Coast is a South African based private equity company which is managed by its two owners, CEO Gary Shayne and COO Cris Dillon. It invests in mature businesses which operate in well-established markets and have long track records. The company is currently concentrated on businesses which operate in the consumer products (FMCG) sector (foods, personal care, health and homecare products).

Fund Overview

C2C looks for companies with competent and honest managers and investment is currently focused on businesses which operate in the consumer products (“FMCG”) sector (foods, personal care and homecare products). C2C prefer to acquire at least 80% of a company with management retaining the balance.

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