Date of investment:
Buyout and delisting
Management, BEE, Nedbank, Investec
Metcash is a leading African distributor of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), operating in the grocery, liquor and hardware wholesale industries.
Their customers are independent retailers, providing the scale necessary to create competitive buying power together with marketing, distribution and financial expertise and support.
The business has extensive wholesale and franchise retail interests in South Africa, and operates in five other African countries: Malawi, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Swaziland and Lesotho.