In June 2011 Visa acquired HBD portfolio company: Fundamo - a specialised mobile financial services provider - for US$110m to accelerate the execution of Visa's global mobile strategy.
In April 2011 CSense Systems (a rapid process troubleshooting and process improvement software solutions company) was exited through a sale of the technology assets of CSense to GE Intelligent Platforms.
In September 2011 integrated online media company Interface acquired Clicks2Customers - a global paid search marketing specialist. Subsequently the Clicks2Customers holding company acquired Interface in a share-and-cash deal worth R100m.
In March 2007 the KnifeCap team negotiated a successful exit from HBD's Fund1 where a smart phone technology portfolio company was sold to FedGroup - a leading independent South African financial services group. The IRR of the exit was 84% and the cash profit in excess of 100 percent.
EDH, maker of FlightScope®, is a global high-tech company, a world leader in the development and manufacture of 3D Doppler ball tracking monitors, golf radars and launch monitors for sports.
Moyo is a highly successful contemporary African food, art, music and culture business with outlets across South Africa. The first moyo restaurant was opened in Norwood, Johannesburg in 1998. The brand now offers experiences around the country; from Stellenbosch to Durban, and includes a retail offering as well as a production, functions and design business. Moyo offers a truly unique African experience that draws local and foreign tourists in their droves. Moyo is currently exploring expansion plans in Africa and abroad.
OrderTalk provides online ordering solutions to the restaurant industry. Its proprietary software allows restaurant chains to quickly acquire an online ordering presence on their existing websites. Via orderTalk, restaurant patrons are able to place real-time orders over the Internet, regardless of the complexity of order. The software can easily be integrated with point-of-sale systems, as well as to live calls to a customer contact centre. orderTalk has a strong and growing presence in the US and the UK.
SA Cab is an innovative South African metered taxi operator that introduced the country's most sophisticated call centre technology. Through the SA CAB call centre, metered taxi operators throughout the country are connected via a single tollfree number. SA CAB has brought a new level of professionalism to the metered taxi industry and is perfectly poised to take advantage of increased demand brought about by infrastructural development and SA's hosting of major international events.