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VPB was the first focused Private Equity Fund Manager in Botswana. Founded in 2002, VPB is the largest and leading Private Equity fund manager in Botswana and one of the largest in Southern Africa, with a firm and disciplined approach to Private Equity investing.

The investment team combines domestic Private Equity investment skills with the experience of managing international and regional Private Equity capital.

Southern Africa offers the tremendous opportunities consistent with a growth economic region supported by a sound legal framework, fiscal policies, effective regulatory regime and the infrastructure of a middle income country. Botswana has demonstrated an advanced level of accountability enforcing strong corporate governance and maintaining transparency and efficiency in its capital market while maintaining the highest sovereign grade rating in the developing world.

Background

VPB was the first dedicated professional Private Equity Fund Manager in Botswana. Founded in 2002, VPB is the largest and leading Private Equity fund manager in Botswana, with a firm and disciplined approach to Private Equity investing.

The investment team combines domestic Private Equity investment skills with the experience of managing international and regional Private Equity capital.

VPB will form and manage its third private equity fund (VPBIII). The fund will make significant minority equity and equity related investments in companies located in the SADC region.

Botswana offers the tremendous opportunities of a consistent growth economy with a sound legal framework, fiscal policies, regulatory regime and the infrastructure of a middle income country. Botswana has demonstrated an advanced level of accountability. enforcing strong corporate governance and maintaining transparency and efficiency in its capital market while maintaining the highest sovereign grade rating in Africa.

Value Proposition

  • Independent Private Equity Fund manager
  • Regional knowledge base and strong regional relationships
  • Strong transaction origination capability
  • Value creation for all stakeholders