Sanari Capital was founded in 2013. Its aim is to build businesses that are sustainable, scalable and saleable.
They manage investments in companies in the lower- and middle-market in South Africa and selectively in other African markets. The team has the knowledge, commitment and passion to fuel the success of businesses with potential by providing high quality, rigorous and customised private equity solutions to complement entrepreneurial settings.
They partner with owners and management in building companies, concepts and ideas. Whilst simultaneously creating value for founders, management and investors, we aim to benefit employees, customers, suppliers, stakeholders and the greater community We follow an active investment approach that focuses on growth, strategy and strong execution. They work with founders, owners and managers to craft solutions for business challenges and opportunities. Their investment strategy includes buyouts, recapitalisations and growth equity investments Our focus is on high growth, emerging market opportunities in South Africa and the rest of Sub Saharan Africa. We seek exposure to wider African growth prospects through regional expansion strategies within our portfolio companies, as well as direct investments selectively into other countries. The sector focus is framed by three investment "themes": Consumer-Driven Growth, Infrastructure-Led Growth, and Demand for Social Services