De La Rue provides governments and commercial organisations with products and services that underpin the integrity of trade, personal identity and the movement of goods.Our solutions enable countries to trade, companies to sell, economies to grow and people to move securely around an ever-more connected world. With customers in more than 140 countries across the globe and over 200 years of expertise in fighting counterfeit and fraud, we do this in the form of banknotes, passports and secure product identifiers.
Steward is the world's first CrowdFarming platform, connecting investors with sustainable farms and the farmers who tend them. Steward makes it possible for individuals to invest in and support sustainable food production, leading to more connected, sustainable and ecologically sound food systems.
Imara Capital Zimbabwe (Private) Limited (“ICZ”), which was established in 1954, is an independent Zimbabwe-based holding company for a group of businesses spanning a range of activities in the financial services industry. ICZ is an associate of Imara Holdings Limited, a Botswana domiciled financial services holding company.
ICZ consists of four wholly owned subsidiaries, namely Imara Asset Management, Imara Edwards Securities, Imara Corporate Finance and Imara Fiduciary all of which are leaders in their respective market sectors. Asset Management is the largest independent manager whilst Corporate Finance has acted on behalf of most Zimbabwe listed companies. Edwards Securities trades on behalf of a majority of local and international investors and has a consistent dominant market share.
The ZOB Forum is an independent, non-partisan, organisation formed by young Zimbabweans who are passionate to see Zimbabwe become a great and productive nation and thus creating more opportunities to the people of the nation. This team was drawn together in 2018 by the theme that the President had been pushing to the rest of the world - that our country is open for business. They saw fit to support this theme and create a company that promotes the country and shows the world the opportunities that Zimbabwe has to offer.
In line with stimulating growth and productivity, the Forum performs the following activities:
Cangrow Trading (Pvt) Limited is a multi-million dollar investment in the cooking oil processing sector, with its plants in Norton which were commissioned more than a year ago. The plant is one of the most modern plants in Zimbabwe and is capable of producing 5 million litres per month (which can cater for almost 45-50% of the total national demand). It can also crush oilseeds up to 4,500 metric tons per month.
Brigg Macadam is a London-based merchant banking house focused on international financing business, especially in emerging and frontier markets. Our strength is identifying high quality investment opportunities in these markets, and connecting them with committed capital sourced from professional investors.
We often work entrepreneurially with our clients, for equity as well as for cash fees. In certain situations we will take on the financial sponsor role ourselves, investing our own capital as principals, with or without additional funding from third parties.
We have particular depth in Africa, where Brigg Macadam has worked for European and African clients in Angola, Cape Verde, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, the Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
Vamara Group is a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (“FMCG”) company with a vision to become one of the leading branded consumer product businesses in Africa and selected international markets.
Vamara is focused on driving organic growth within its core branded portfolio, expanding into new categories and expediting an acquisitive growth plan in focused categories and geographies. Through its investment in subsidiaries and joint ventures, Vamara operates across key African markets; as well as the United Kingdom and select European countries. Vamara’s primary customers include retail chains, independents, wholesalers, institutions, commercial operators and distributors.
With extensive processing and manufacturing facilities and over 1100 employees, the business is able to deliver quality products at affordable price points whilst achieving economies of scale through localised “farm gate” procurement of varying raw materials for our operating entities.
The brand portfolio caters for shoppers and customers looking for a quality yet affordable product range within various categories. Vamara’s diverse brand stable has steadily developed leading brand positions within the groceries and homecare categories across a number of key markets.
Vamara currently owns manufacturing and/or processing plants in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and the United Kingdom. These value enhancing operations and Vamara’s continued investment in local production capacity are a key competitive advantage which Vamara actively leverages to nourish, support, develop and enrich local communities.
The Zimbabwe Asset Management Corporation (Private) Limited (ZAMCO) was established by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in July 2014 as part of holistic measures to deal with problem of rising non-performing loans (NPLs) in the banking sector. This was in recognition of fact that that high NPLs invariably constrain banking institutions’ credit intermediation capacity thus, acting as a drag on economic growth.
Thus ZAMCO was set up with the specific mandate of efficiently resolving the non-performing loans of banking institutions in Zimbabwe through acquiring, restructuring and disposal of NPLs.
The Board has adopted the provisions of the RBZ Guideline No. 02-2004/BSD: Corporate Governance and the recommendations contained in the King Reports on Corporate Governance in South Africa and the guidelines published by various authoritative sources.
ZAMCO is committed to the principles of openness, integrity and accountability as advocated in the above Corporate Governance codes and guidelines. All business dealings and relationships with all stakeholders are conducted with honesty and integrity and in accordance with generally accepted corporate practices.