Projects

Healthcare & Non-profit Sector

Right to care

Conceptualised, designed and built SA’s only HIV expert treatment ‘engine’ which is currently a NPO and the force behind the country’s largest public sector treatment site. This NPO is SA’s largest (R1.5bn FY2016) recipient of PEPFAR (Bush Billion) & GF (Global Fund) funding. RTC received more funding than any other entity in Africa except CathSoc.
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

Clinical Health Research Unit

SA’s first HIV clinical trials unit. This was the first trials unit to receive ACTG status outside of the US.
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

Funding
• R20m

Themba Lethu Clinic

Gauteng’s flagship HIV treatment site; the Helen Joseph Hospital unit, currently treating more patients than any other site in SA, and responsible for over 50% of the patients government is currently claiming for Gauteng.
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

Direct Aids Intervention

Alexander Forbes’ private sector employee benefits product for AIDS. A highly profitable Intervention award-winning unit. Later purchased by Right to Care and re-branded RTC Health Services
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate
• Exit

RightMed

SA’s first HIV pharmacy – a highly successful unit managing contract distribution for clinical trials
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

Funding
• R5m

hivExperts

www.hivExperts.org.za is an NPO supported by USAID funding, and private sector partnerships to reach more than 200 000 employees in SA
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate
• Exit

Bio-Pad

The re-design of the Department of Science & Technology’s national grant funding of Parastatal BioTech into a VC model. Currently managing 19 projects with a fund of R200m
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build

Telecoms Sector

SNO/Neotel

Led BEE stake in the SNO, supported by a R2bn capital commitment
Start-up
• Concept / bid

MTN Iran & Saudi

Led MTN’s international expansion strategy, winning the technical components of the Saudi Iran and Saudi GSM license bids. Both business opportunities exceed $2bn in value, and required extensive in-country networking and relationship building with influential local partners.
Start-up
• Concept / bid

Seacom

When Seacom underground cable entered SA we sourced the MD and helped make structural changes to the internet market.
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

Media Sector

WIS/SAWS

Built a media business using weather information as a base – serving consumer, parastatal and business markets with value added services delivered through web and mobile.
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

Funding
• R4m

TopTV

Took on CEO role of an operation one month from closure. By reducing operational costs by 30%, we were able to keep the business alive for a further 9 months pending the securing of a strategic equity partner.
• Turnaround

Stutt Brick

Raised R10m of funding from NEF and used it to recapitalise a clay brick manufacturer – moving it from losses to a R20m per annum profit
Funding
• R10.6m

eeziFone

Currently in progress

Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

 

Mining Sector

Bio-Sure

A biotechnology for treating acid mine water. Sold into Grootvlei and Sasol mines, amongst others.
Start-up

• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate

Aquarius Platinum

Complete management of a business turnaround at AQP Marikana operations. Included changing of sub-contractors, shift in direction of operations and deep changes to company management.

• Turnaround

Samancor Manganese

Optimisation of underground operations, in-source of surface mining fleet, ramp up of Manganese Sinter plant to significantly improve profitability

• Turnaround

MTS

Turnaround from loss to profit of a 28 person transformation consulting company operating in the mining sector implementing social labour plans
Funding
• R0,5m

BHP Billiton

Undertook critical evaluation of all operating units and the restructuring of identified Energy Coal operating units to realise benefits

• Turnaround

 

 

IT Sector

Pharm-Scape

Electronic replacement for MIMS (GP’s drug handbook). Supported by pharmaceutical giants such as Beyer.
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate
• Exit

www.GMAT.co.za

The country’s premier grooming facility for international MBAs and responsible for placing all of SA’s successful Harvard MBA applicants for the 2002 intake.
Start-up
• Concept / bid
• Build
• Operate
• Exit