Our Investment Focus
We primarily focus on expansion capital, replacement capital and turnaround funding for businesses with a proven business concept and real growth opportunities, rather than on venture capital/start-up funding.
We target a range of market sectors, the most important being:
SAAD started as a private equity player in the financial services industry and it remains a key focus area for the group. (All the key individuals of SAAD have occupied senior executive positions in listed financial services companies). Investments are primarily made via our subsidiary SAAD Financial Holdings of which outside shareholders currently own 43%. Additional shareholders will be accommodated as required to sustain the exceptional growth achieved to date.
We see this sector as very strategic for the future and it is our stated objective to become a significant investor in this area. Our experience in this sector includes milling, specialist fruit products and food processing.