Ethos Confirms Sale of Holdsport Stake (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Source: Ethos Private Equity

South African fund manager Ethos Private Equity has confirmed the sale of a 12.4 percent shareholding in Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Holdsport. The stake represented the residual portion Ethos retained following the IPO of the South African sporting, leisure and recreational goods retailer in the second half of 2011. Holdsport listed at ZAR31 (US$3.91) per share on 18 July 2011 and closed at ZAR41.95 (US$5.29) per share on 3 April 2012.