Industrial and Services
Apex Partners Proprietary Limited
Apex is a specialist decentralised industrial holding company with a portfolio of controlling interests in distribution, manufacturing and infrastructure businesses in South Africa. It also provides advisory, investing and lending solutions which may include taking proprietary positions in distressed entities or in group restructures. Apex group entities are broken down into three segments – distribution, engineering and manufacturing. The distribution segment includes Letaba Pumps, TGS, Elephant Lifting and ELB Equipment. The engineering segment includes ELB Construction and Clyde Bergemann Africa (renamed CBZ Solutions). The manufacturing division includes Gabriel SA.
ARB Holdings Group
ARB Holdings is a distributor of electrical, lighting and related products to the mining, industrial, construction, parastatal, retail and domestic markets in Southern Africa. ARB Electrical Wholesalers is one of Southern Africa’s largest distributors of electrical products in three main categories: power and instrumentation cable; overhead line equipment and conductors; and general low-voltage products. Eurolux and Radiant are leading distributors of energy-saving; LED; halogen and fluorescent lamps; light fittings; electrical accessories; cut cable and ancillary products, including fans and lighting components.
DNI - 4PL Contracts Proprietary Limited
DNI provides technology, logistics and distribution services to the telecoms and related industries and to all network operators in RSA, including sim card starter packs, airtime and handset distribution, tower leasing and technology platforms. Its divisions include Sim Card Distribution, Airtime and VAS, Hardware Distribution and Technology. The Technology division includes the DigiCo Companies such as Airvantage, M4JAM and Paymenow.
ITL Holdings Group
ITL Group (Intelligent Labelling Solutions) is a market leading international designer, manufacturer and distributor of apparel labelling and identification products and supply chain management solutions including RFID from its factories and marketing offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, China, India, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Turkey, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Madagascar and South Africa for supply to the clothing industry worldwide through multiple international retail group accreditations.
SA Bias Industries Proprietary Limited
SA Bias Industries is an industrial group operating through:
- Flowmax which is a group of 15 companies in the United Kingdom and Europe engaged in the manufacture, distribution and servicing of medium technology fluid handling equipment, consumables and measurement systems, and solutions for other industrial variables such as heat management and control.
- Narrowtex Group which is a South African manufacturer and exporter of a range of narrow fabric products including webbings, strapping, tapes and braids, and of lingerie components, elastics and accessories through Narrowtex, Webbing Products, National Braiding (NBI), Specialised Ropes and Apparel Component Manufacturers (ACM).
- Sabias Investments BVI which holds the group’s offshore cash primarily for the expansion of the group’s offshore operations.
Specialised Financial and Technology
Revix UK offers an investment platform that enables retail investors to obtain direct access and ownership of several individual crypto currencies, ready-made crypto portfolios called ‘’bundles’’ and crypto-based yield-bearing opportunities. Revix intends to expand its products in 2022 beyond crypto currencies into emerging and disruptive themes including AI, biotech, 5G and eSports.
Mining and Agriculture
Masimong Group Holdings Proprietary Limited
Masimong is an investment group with a portfolio of high performing growth assets and in particular its mining interests in Seriti Coal, South 32’s South African Energy Coal (now Seriti Power) and Lephalale Coal and Power, and its agricultural interests in Mouton Citrus, Carmien Tea, Southern Cross Investment Holdings (which owns grape and date farms) and Winfield United South Africa (which is provider of specialist crop input products and services including crop protection, plant nutrition, soil conditioning, fumigation and seeds). It also holds smaller diversified interests including Rolfes and Anchor Capital.