Completed deals

AscendisGKA Capital, working with its Polish associate Aventis Capital, provided advisory services to Coast 2 Coast Capital and Ascendis Health Ltd. on the acquisition of Scitec International S.à.r.l.

The Transaction

Ascendis Health Ltd. acquired 100% of the share capital of European based Scitec International S.à.r.l. in August 2016. This acquisition established an international platform for Ascendis in the sports nutrition and nutraceutical spaces while complementing their Consumer Brand product strategy.

About Ascendis

Ascendis Health, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) since 2013, is a health and care brands company operating in plant, animal and human health.

 

GKA Capital is a member of ACS Partners, an international network of Merger & Acquisition advisors – www.theacspartners.com

 

 


GKA SOLD 25% OF WADE WALKER TO SAFIKA

Wade Walker was founded in 1981 in Wynberg, Johannesburg. Wade Walker provides main contractor clients with a broad range of services in the electrical and instrumentation construction fields. The present chief executive officer, Steve Walker, was one of the founders.

Industries serviced include:

  • Mining
  • Water treatment
  • Petrochemical
  • Iron and steel
  • Environmental and power

Projects have been executed in all areas of South Africa and Africa, along with projects in Zambia, Tanzania, Ghana, Mozambique and Namibia.

 

 

 

GKA SOLD 100% OF SAFEPAK TO ILIFA

Safepak manufactures high-quality flexible packaging in reel, sheet or bag form. Over 85% of the product is flexographically printed in up to eight colours on a make-to-order basis. For this reason, there is not a great deal of stock in evidence in the finished goods warehouse.
As goods are produced, so they are dispatched. 

Safepak’s growth and success are directly attributable to its wealth of trained and experienced people. The company has established ongoing training programmes and methods for its various teams so as to ensure expertise and product knowledge at all levels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GKA SOLD 25% OF KENTZ TO THEBE

The Kentz Group of companies is engaged in engineering and construction in a wide range of industry sectors and geographic regions.
The sectors/industries in which they are active include hydrocarbons process, power, water, industrial, telecommunications, infrastructure and environmental. 

The group employs over 5 000 people in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. It has operating subsidiaries in 18 countries and a forecasted turnover for 2005 of $300m. By comparison, Kentz Africa is active in all of these sectors, employs 793 people in three countries and had a forecasted turnover for 2005 of R917m ($152m) or 51% of the group.

 

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