Taurus Fund One raised by Taurus Capital is a litigation fund available for high value commercial litigation matters in South Africa. The availability of the funds provides a war-chest to litigants which can be used to bolster the quality and experience of the legal team and experts, if required.
The transition from fossil fuel to renewable energy will positively impact South Africa in several beneficial ways, including reducing carbon emissions, building a secure and abundant electricity supply, and creating millions of direct and indirect jobs.
Recent events have given rise to opportunities for some organisations to dispose of select non-core assets, this means that there are real prospects for entrepreneurial management teams to leverage PE to finance management buy-outs (MBOs).
The SAVCA 2021 Private Equity Industry Survey showed a marked decrease in fundraising, with an almost 22.1% decrease in the total value of funds raised. However, this was still higher than the 2016-2018 period – an encouraging finding and an indication of a possible rebound for the South African market.
Global Investment researcher Morningstar has unveiled the agenda for its all-digital Morningstar Investment Conference South Africa in October, with political economist Moeletsi Mbeki and Stanlib economist Kevin Lings heading a strong speaker line-up.
Laurium Capital this week celebrated its 13th birthday! It would have been customary to do this with a good glass of bubbly together as a team in a physical location, but given Covid, the team celebrated over Zoom from our various homes in Johannesburg, Cape Town and London. Laurium remains an independent, owner managed business, with the co-founders, Murray Winckler and Gavin Vorwerg, still firmly at the helm after 13 successful years.
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