RMB Corvest

RMB Corvest is a private equity company in the FirstRand Group specialising in MBOs, MBIs and BEE transactions. Founded in 1989, its aim is to invest in established, well-managed businesses that have a proven track record of solid performance. With almost 200 deals completed to date, an established track record, staff well experienced in private equity and access to the resources of RMB, it offers a comprehensive private equity solution.

Francois Cilliers

CTO, Financial Director and CFO


Martin Coetzee


Mike Donaldson

MD and CEO

15 past transactions

Sunspray Food Ingredients (Pty) Limited

Private Equity Round in 2015
Sunspray Food Ingredients (Pty) Limited manufactures and markets powdered food products including fat powders, fruit powders, and caramel. The company was founded in 1944 and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Radio Network Solutions

Private Equity Round in 2016
Radio Network Solutions providing two-way radiotelephone communication services.

Vital Products Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 2012
Vital Products Ltd. manufactures and distributes fruit drinks and non-alcoholic beverages to food and beverage industry. Its products include tomato puree, paste, and ketchup; juice drinks, energy drinks, dairy drinks, multivitamin drinks, and vitamin C drinks; and children food. The company also distributes pharmaceutical products. Its fruit drinks and non-alcoholic beverages are distributed through a network of distributors in Nigeria. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Sectional Poles (Pty) Ltd

Private Equity Round in 2013
Sectional Poles manufacture for the lighting and telecommunications industries, attests to the commitment, excellent level of service and authentic brand

Respiratory Care Africa

Private Equity Round in 2012
Respiratory Care Africa (Pty), Ltd. provides critical care, respiratory, and ICU equipment.

Highbury Safika Media

Private Equity Round in 2005
Highbury Safika Media publishes magazines. It offers consumer magazines covering business, health, entertainment, sports, and the stable; customer magazines for various South African and international companies; and business to business publications ranging from quarterly telecommunications magazines to color books covering environment, sustainability, and government.

Dupleix Liquid Meters Ltd

Private Equity Round in 2012
Dupleix Liquid Meters manufactures valves, pneumatic actuators and accessories.

Crisp Air

Acquisition in 2005
Crisp Air is a manufacturer and distributor of quality automotive aftermarket air conditioner (A/C) systems.

Molapo Technology (Pty) Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 2006
Molapo is a provider of telecommunications technical services.

Servest Group

Private Equity Round in 2006
Servest Group is a multi-service facilities management provider.

Efficient Engineering (Pty) Ltd.

Private Equity Round in 2010
Efficient Engineering (Pty) Ltd. provides sheet metal fabrication, machining, manufacturing, and heavy duty engineering services. It serves mining, material handling, and engineering industries. Efficient Engineering (Pty) Ltd. was founded in 1968 and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Winder Controls (Pty) Ltd

Private Equity Round in 2013
Winder Controls (Pty) Ltd engages in the design, manufacturing, supply, installation, and commissioning of winders, winches, hoists, and various related equipment. The company offers products and services that include mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic products, as well as replacement components. It offers new/refurbished hoisting systems, rope-handling systems, auxiliary components, and parts and services. The company was founded in 1973 and is based in Bedfordview, South Africa.

Kwikot Ltd

Acquisition in 1999
Kwikot Limited manufactures and sells electric water heaters and accessories for domestic and international applications.


Venture Round in 2012
MineRP Holdings Proprietary Limited develops software solutions for the mining industry. The company was formerly known as Graphic Mining Solutions International (Pty) Limited. MineRP Holdings Proprietary Limited was founded in 1997 and is based in Centurion, South Africa. As of October 25, 2017, MineRP Holdings Proprietary Limited operates as a subsidiary of Dundee Precious Metals Inc.