Lonrho Overview

  • Founded
  • 1998

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 3,681

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 4

  • Investments
  • 25

Lonrho General Information


Provider of diversified infrastructure and services in Africa. The company is engaged in providing the infrastructure and services required for the growing oil, mineral and agricultural sectors in Africa. The company has a diverse portfolio of investments across Sub-Saharan Africa in four core operating sectors: Agribusiness, Infrastructure, Hotels and Support Services. Agribusiness vertically integrates the production, sourcing, logistics, processing and distribution of agricultural products from Sub-Saharan Africa to the consumer. The division supplies to its retailers in Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, the USA, Middle East, Scandinavia and the Far East. The division also distributes agricultural and heavy machinery. Infrastructure division develops and manages oil logistics terminals. Luba Freeport, the oil service terminal in the Gulf of Guinea, has attracted oil service companies to be long term tenants at the port to service o?shore exploration and production rigs. The Company's Hotel division includes hotels centred on the commercial, conference and business related markets across the Continent. It owns or manages hotels in Lubumbashi and Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Maputo in Mozambique, Gaborone in Botswana and Mutare in Zimbabwe. IT business is a full systems integrator and manager that designs, builds, develops and integrates IT solutions for large corporate clients, banks and governments and then undertakes management contracts to run and manage installations. The IT division is a distributor for Cisco, Microsoft, Dell and Hewlett Packard systems and equipment.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Lonrho Africa, London and Rhodesian Mining and Land Company
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Energy Infrastructure
Other Industries
Other Metals, Minerals and Mining
Machinery (B2B)
Other Agriculture
Parent Company
FS Africa
Primary Office
  • 11 Alice Lane, Building 3, 4th Floor
  • South East Suite, Sandton
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng 2146
  • South Africa
+27 011 000 0000

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Lonrho Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Lonrho Executive Team (12)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Bruno Sidler Group Chief Operating Officer
Ashleigh Woolf Chief Legal Officer
Christopher Chambers Executive Chairman
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Lonrho Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
00000000000 000000 Self Executive Chairman 000 0000
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Lonrho Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Lonrho Former Investors

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Lonrho Investments & Acquisitions (25)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 000000 31-Mar-2022 000000000 Holding Companies 00000 000
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00000000 0000 01-Jan-2015 000000000 Food Products
0000000 00000 09-Jan-2012 0000000000 00.00 Distributors/Wholesale
Fish On Line 15-Jun-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Distributors/Wholesale 00000 000
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Lonrho Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Luba Freeport Logistics Luba, Equatorial Guinea 2000
0000 00000000000 Other Commercial Products Cape Town, South Africa 0000
0000 00000 Other Commercial Services Nairobi, Kenya 0000
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Lonrho Exits (7)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
00000 000000 (00) 20-Aug-2010 000000000 00000000 000.00 Completed
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00000 000000 (00) 01-Apr-2008 000000000000000000 Completed
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0000000 - 00000 00 21-Sep-2007 000000000000000000 Completed
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00000 000 01-Nov-2006 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
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Brinkley Mining 14-Mar-2006 Secondary Transaction - Private 00.000 Completed
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