Awande has been established to manage private equity funds established as a registered asset manager (discretionary financial services provider, Category II), to participate in B-BBEE investment opportunities.
A respected mergers and is acquisitions, corporate finance and renewable energy advisory house as well as a registered sponsor to a number of companies listed on the JSE Securities Exchange. Refco, a division of Bridge Capital, is a specialist advisor in the renewable energy sector. It houses a blend of legal, financial and technical skills for successful service delivery and assists projects through financial advice including detailed financial modelling and facilitation of funding. Refco historically advised on a number of solar PV and wind energy projects in the first and third round of the South African REIPPP process, and will do so again on Round 4 projects. Bridge also owns a property asset management business and holds a 25% shareholding in Foundation Wealth, a fast growing family-office wealth manager.
An asset manager that offers investments with an edge over conventional alternatives. Ora aims to offer investors higher returns than conventional solutions with similar risks. It provides attractive after-tax returns on low risk investments, offers bespoke listed and private equity investments and offers finance solutions and investment opportunities in the renewable energy sector. In addition, it actively seeks other investment opportunities in selected sectors (including B-BBEE transactions, private equity and financial services) and mobilises investments into a range of instruments (including preference shares, mezzanine finance and listed and unlisted equities). It also assists with the structuring of the funding required by investee companies.