Brait is an international investment and financial services group which focuses on private equity, specialised funds management and corporate finance. The group is listed on the Luxembourg, London and Johannesburg stock exchanges.
Brait's private equity activities focus on the management of third-party capital in a fund format. The group leverages skills, insights and relationships to extract maximum value from medium to long-term investments for all stakeholders.
The specialised funds division has pioneered the formation of a fund of hedge funds designed for South African institutional investors. The team partners top independent fund managers with investors to deliver excellent non-correlated investment returns.
Brait's group investment activities house the group's strategic investments of which Bayport, a sub-Saharan micro lending and financial services provider, is the most significant. The principle corporate finance activities are mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital markets, transaction execution support, black economic empowerment transactions and commercial structuring solutions.