Started, built, sold 12 companies generating 44,2% IRR across portfolio. Invested in 37 early-stage, post revenue businesses across 8 sectors. Two IPO's on Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Working with 83 growth stage businesses operating in Africa.
72% of family business succession plans fail to succeed to transfer from founders to successors. The process is fraught with different agendas and energies between familiar family members, generations apart. With direct experience in this development and working with over 62 family business, I have the experience, insight and foresight to help guide both founders and successors on how to get this right.
94,6% of all businesses started never get sold - they close down or are "given" to the next generation. Yet, your business should become your greatest wealth creating asset! I have over 25 years of experience in getting this right and today work in a growth accelerator with 302 businesses that in 2016 averaged annual turnover growth of 62,8%. Specialize in building businesses for value to ensure a successful sale and capital raising with an emphasis on positioning within a competitive market, building systems to scale, designing the levers of valuation and deal-making to raise capital, acquire or exit for maximized value.