Ethos invested ZAR 1.3 billion in 2007.

Company headquarters: South Africa
Business focus: Value added distributor of niche industrial and retail products
Revenue: ZAR1.5 billion
Employees: 971

impact highlights

  • Ethos introduced Brandcorp to a number of highly valuable contacts, from investors to business partners
  • Brandcorp now has a 15% Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) shareholding through Sphere and a BEE Empowerment Trust
  • Brandcorp acquired a 90% stake in Renttech in 2009 /10 and bought Burncrete in 2010, two highly complementary businesses increasing the company’s market share EBITDA has grown 15% per annum since 2007
  • Brandcorp set up a comprehensive HIV-AIDS programme for its employees and built an on-site medical clinic