Comparison of Lionshare vs JSE top 5 shares since 2005
Our investment Net Asset Value has outperformed the best-performing companies in the JSE over the same period
We started investing in 2003 using our own and “family & friends” funding to acquire residential real estate in the Johannesburg CBD.
We achieved superior returns and in the process we:
Built a cumulative portfolio of about 1,000 units across the city;
Started a Property Management Company managing a 29-building portfolio; AND
Started a Property Development Company to develop our own properties
During this time we also invested in the following businesses:
- Consumer goods distribution;
Sasol fuel retail sites;
Transport and logistics; and
The tourism industry – hotel developments, like the Reef Hotel.
VENTURING AND EXPANDING
We ADDED VALUE to our investments and have GROWN our fuel retail investment to create.
The Fuel Company (TFC) with over 40 sites, with revenues of over R2 billion, employing over 1,200 people.
The company is a truly transformed enterprise with employees as shareholders through an employee investment trust whose beneficiaries are majority black. The return in this investment to date is a 40X.
We PARTNERED with Scania to start a Limpopo regional dealership, ADDING VALUE through our entrepreneurial efforts, and in the process GROWING the business 30x in 3 years.
We formed the Musina International Terminal (MIT) to provide infrastructure for road-to-rail cargo operations to and from the SADC region.
PARTNERING INTO THE FUTURE
We aim to partner with like-minded enterprises to invest and grow into the future. Our focus is large ventures with impact especially in areas we have experience to add value.