Global Capital acquires an equity interest in Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited

In March 2010, Global Capital acquired an equity interest in Consolidated Infrastructure Group Limited ("CIG"), formerly Buildworks Group Limited. CIG is listed on the main board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

CIG consists of three divisions:
1. Building Products, which comprises West End Claybrick, which manufactures a range of clay bricks, cement bricks and roof tiles.
2. Aggregates which comprises Drift Supersand, a supplier of sand, gravel and stone.
3. Consolidated Power Projects ("CONCO"), which specialises in the creation of turnkey solutions for the electricity supply industry, based on the design, procurement, construction, commissioning, project management and site management of high-voltage installations, including; substations, overhead power lines, protection and automation systems, and renewables. Conco is South Africa's largest high-voltage construction company.

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Global Capital acquires an equity interest in Cell Network (Pty) Ltd

In December 2009, Global Capital acquired an equity interest in Cell Network (Pty) Ltd. Cell Network are the largest MTN independent retailers in South Africa.

Through Cell Network's retail stores, the Company sells MTN prepaid and postpaid contracts, cell phones, cell phone accessories and cell phone insurance.

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Global Capital, Mazor Group in partnership after share buy-in deal

JSE-listed steel and aluminium products supplier Mazor Group yesterday announced a R27m share buy-in by private equity specialist Global Capital.

Global Capital would acquire 12,3-million Mazor shares, or 10% of the group, and would not have a dilutionary effect on ordinary shareholders, Mazor said.

Mazor CEO Ronnie Mazor said the investment by Global Capital would further enhance the group's diversification and acquisition strategy by introducing a strategic shareholder that had a proven track record of partnering growth companies.

"A hands-on approach by Global Capital to their existing investments means they proactively contribute considerable skill and experience, which will benefit Mazor as we continue to roll out our diversification strategy," Mazor said.

Global Capital CEO Frank Boner said the private equity firm decided to buy into Mazor because of the group's future growth prospects. "We like the group's strong cash flow and growth prospects even in the current macro-economic environment and we see this as a great opportunity for long-term growth."

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