Brait Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Holding Company

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 34

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 26


Brait General Information

Company Description

Brait is an investment holding company that previously transitioned from a private equity model. It makes investments in sizeable, unlisted businesses operating in the consumer sector. Its investment criteria include taking stakes in companies that make a material impact to Brait's earnings, have strong management, market position, product line, and a historical track record for profitable growth, all at a sensitive acquisition multiple. Brait measures performance by its net asset value's rolling compound annual growth rate over a three-year period. Revenue is almost exclusively derived from gains on the group's investment portfolio. A majority of its holdings are in South African companies, where the company is based.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Holding Company
Other Investor Types
Corporate Office
  • Barkly Wharf, Le Caudan Waterfront
  • 4th Floor Suite 420
  • Port Louis, 11307
  • Mauritius

Brait Investments & Acquisitions (34)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Real Foods 11-Aug-2022 0000000000 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 0000 000000
Virgin Active 04-Mar-2022 00 000000000 00000 Leisure Facilities Profitable
Virgin Active 01-May-2021 00 000000000 000.00 Leisure Facilities Profitable
Iceland Foods 03-Oct-2015 0000000000 00000 Specialty Retail Generating Revenue
New Look Retailers 25-Jun-2015 Buyout/LBO 00.000 Specialty Retail Profitable 0000 000000
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Brait Exits (26)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Premier Foods (South Africa) 24-Mar-2023 000 00000
Consol Glass 29-Apr-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Iceland Foods 09-Jun-2020 00000000 000000 00 00000
Bannatyne Health Club Belfast 28-Nov-2017 000000000 00000 00
Virgin Active (16 Clubs) 07-Feb-2017 Buyout/LBO 00000
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Brait Fund Performance

Fund Name Vintage Size Dry Powder DPI RVPI TVPI IRR

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Brait Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Brait Management, Team & Partners (23)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Grant Independent Non-Executive Director San Gwann, Malta
Michael Moeketsi Executive, Private Equity Johannesburg, South Africa
Christopher Seabrooke Independent Non-Executive Director San Gwann, Malta
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