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Africa’s crucial aquaculture industry boosted as One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V) completes recapitalization of specialist aquaculture company SanLei™

Denver, Colorado & Stellenbosch, South Africa (March 10, 2020) – One Thousand & One Voices® (1K1V®), a private family capital fund backed exclusively by industry-leading families, today announced the successful recapitalization of SanLei™, its specialist aquaculture portfolio company headquartered in the Kingdom of Lesotho. As part of the transaction, Mergence Investment Managers (Pty)Ltd. acquired a significant minority interest in...Read more

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For more than 20 years, McKay Belk, in his role as president and chief merchandising officer at his family’s third-generation family business Belk, has spent hundreds of hours every year crisscrossing the globe with his team.

Building Doors Where There Were Only Walls With “Three-Dimensional Capital”

NEW YORK, N.Y. — From Berlin to Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was kept in a prison cell, Hendrik Jordaan, president and CEO of One Thousand & One Voices, sees walls that have affected world history. For...

A new long-term private equity fund for Africa

One Thousand And One Voices is a new private investment fund that aims to help sub-Saharan African businesses create jobs. The fund wants to help African businesses in a number of industries, and is looking at Kenya,...

Scions plant seeds for African fruit

Wealthy families have set up a new private equity fund with patient capital to invest in African companies. A new family-focused African private equity venture – One Thousand & One Voices – was born out of frustration....

Coors-Led African Buyout Fund in Talks From Kenya to Nigeria

One Thousand & One Voices LLC, an Africa-focused private-equity fund, said it’s in talks about investing in two Nigerian companies and another in Kenya. In Nigeria, “one is a purely consumer-facing opportunity the other is also in...

Private-Equity-Fonds aus Afrika will Schweizer Anleger gewinnen

Der afrikanische Private- Equity-Fonds One Thousand & One Voices erwägt, ein Büro in Zürich zu eröffnen. Damit könnte der Fonds Schweizer Investoren gewinnen.0 18. November (Bloomberg) –- Der afrikanische Private- Equity-Fonds One Thousand & One Voices erwägt,...

Unique investing collective debuts in Denver

One Thousand & One Voices works with wealthy families, will invest in Africa

No More Charity: But Do Markets Deliver For Africa’s Poorest?

When John Coors’ coffee arrives, he starts loading it with sugar by the spoonful. “I really am a soft drink guy,” he says. It is the second revelation of the morning. Coors, a scion of the famous...

Philanthropy or investment?

What's the best way to spread this wealth? Some - like billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates - believe the best way to help Africa's poorest people is for the super-rich to share their wealth through charitable donations. Dr...

With plenty of money and time, family offices eye risky markets

With deep pockets and long time horizons, and perhaps even a desire to do good, some of the world’s wealthiest families are investing in risky African and other frontier markets. Family offices, which manage assets on behalf...

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