We are more than just private equity. We leverage the Intellectual Capital, Relational Capital and Patient Financial Capital—or Three-Dimensional Capital—of industry-leading families from around the world.
FAMILIES CAPITAL PROSPERITY
A Leading payments aggregatorVIEW CASE STUDY
Pay@ is a leading payments aggregator that provides an extensive payments platform. Pay@ uses both traditional (cash, cards and bank transfers) and non-traditional (QR codes and mobile phones) payment tenders, and is...
Health foods exports from AfricaVIEW CASE STUDY
Trineal is an investment and holding company for exports of health foods from Africa to international markets as well as domestic distribution. Trineal invests in businesses that require growth capital and are...
Online program managementVIEW CASE STUDY
HEPSA provides online learning program management to leading tertiary education institutions in South Africa. With HEPSA, universities can launch, operate and grow online programs, which creates new markets and revenue streams. HEPSA...
WHO WE ARE
Our investment team has founded and run highly respected Africa focused private equity funds, managed departments at leading, global transactional service providers and been CEOs of leading Africa-based companies. With over 125 years of combined investment and financial services experience, we have exceptional industry expertise and unique knowledge of the African market.
1K Africa has its headquarters in Stellenbosch, South Africa, close to our portfolio company investments. Our office in Denver, Colorado, United States, serves as a bridge for African companies expanding into the U.S. and works closely with our family offices leveraging Three-Dimensional Capital. We also have offices in Mauritius, an island with a long history of commerce with Africa.MEET THE TEAM