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ARC Investments

African Rainbow Capital Investments Limited (ARC Investments / the Company / ARCI) is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange Limited (JSE) and incorporated in the Republic of Mauritius. It holds a Category One Global Business License under the Mauritian Financial Services Act, 2007 and is regulated by the Mauritian Financial Services Commission.

The principal activities of ARC Investments are that of an investment holding company which offers shareholders long-term capital appreciation by indirectly investing in a diversified portfolio of unlisted and listed investments.

ARC Investments is 51.1% owned by African Rainbow Capital Proprietary Limited (ARC) which is in turn 100% owned by Ubuntu-Botho Investments Proprietary Limited (UBI).

ARC Investments

Value
Proposition

Value Proposition to Investors 
  • Acquiring significant minority shareholdings in businesses that have the potential to exceed our 16% hurdle rate
  • Establishing an underlying portfolio of high quality listed and unlisted investee companies
  • Listed platform provides liquidity to investors
In addition, ARC Investments’ value proposition to investee companies is
  • Offering solid empowerment credentials
  • Access to capital
  • Relationships and synergies
  • Strategic support (i.e. Governance, Human Capital)
Each of the investments we make has to appeal to us by offering the following value proposition
  • Commercial prospects have to be enhanced by having strong empowerment credentials
  • Experienced, qualified and aligned management
  • A demonstrable track record
  • Established market position or footprint
  • Sector-specific start-up businesses with innovation potential
  • Consolidation and synergistic opportunities within the portfolio

Vision

Our vision in the establishment and listing of ARC Investments was to create a Broad-Based Black-controlled investment vehicle of significant scale with an exposure to a portfolio of high-quality and diversified investments.

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