We Source Investment Opportunities that will Uplift South Africa’s Economy
Futuregrowth provides debt and equity funding to organisations looking to raise funds in the capital markets.
Our Approach to Business Funding
On behalf of our client funds, we provide a range of debt and equity finance facilities to organisations looking to raise funds in the capital markets. Our large team of analysts are experienced in structuring financing solutions, ranging from mezzanine to secured debt, listed and unlisted debt, and unlisted equity - with transactions ranging in size from R20 million to R1 billion.
Our transactions cover a wide spectrum of sectors, including agriculture, renewable energy, housing, infrastructure and commercial property, all with the aim of making a positive impact on the economic, social and financial development of South Africa.
Creating Meaningful Partnerships
We believe in creating long-term partnerships based on trust, with counterparties, arrangers and co-creditors, as well as with the companies in which we are invested. We actively engage with other industry participants to achieve what is best for both investors and investee companies. We believe that our large, skilled team can add significant value through:
Our strong relationships within the marketplace.
The negotiation of mutually beneficial transactions.
Flexibility and agility in structuring transactions.
Our willingness to work over the long term with investee companies as their businesses evolve.
Our ability to make large investments where appropriate.
The breadth of our client mandates and the depth of our investment team have enabled us to build expertise across a wide range of asset classes, from government and corporate bonds to property and unlisted equity. This has resulted in a comprehensive understanding of:
Quantitative and qualitative analysis
Industry and sector developments
Credit and equity analysis
Futuregrowth is an institutional funder. Our preference is to fund businesses with track record and experience. Please consult our funding criteria before applying.
Business Funding Application Criteria Breakdown:
- Debt Funding
Minimum debt funding of R50m (unless the business is highly developmental and has the potential to grow its funding requirement to R50m+ within the ensuing few years).
Debt funding is only provided to established businesses that are profitable, have growth potential and are able to demonstrate sustainable cashflows.
We need to be satisfied that management has the expertise and skills to manage their business and/or the asset that is funded by Futuregrowth.
We expect the shareholders to have their own money invested, so that their interests are closely aligned with the fortunes of the business.
The business should have a minimum track record of 2-3 years.
Must be able to provide copies of the audited financial statements for the previous 3-year period (upon request).
- Equity Funding (established businesses)
Minimum equity funding of R10m up to R120m with a preference for developmental sectors (housing, infrastructure, agriculture, education, healthcare, etc.).
Strong management teams with a track record.
Founders should have skin in the game (over and above sweat equity).
The business should have a minimum track record of 2-3 years
Must be able to provide copies of the audited financial statements for the previous 3-year period upon request.
- Equity Funding (high growth early-stage businesses)
Minimum equity funding of R15m, and up to R45m.
Scalable and disruptive tech-driven business.
Strong developmental impact.
High growth industry.
The business should be revenue generative (with double-digit year-on-year growth).
Must be able to provide copies of the audited / independently reviewed financial statements for the previous 3 years period upon request.
How to Apply for Funding?
We have strict funding criteria and a robust application process. It is important that you understand this process before applying. Read our funding application criteria and submit all business funding requests or proposals via the link below.