Centaur Ventures signs $100 million credit deal with UAE-based family office

Centaur Ventures signs $100 million credit deal with UAE-based family office

The funds will be used to expand the mining and natural resources projects of Centaur Mining predominantly in South Africa. Centaur’s Mining arm, which is based in South Africa, have received reserve bank approval for 1.5 billion ZAR for the funds to be deployed in South Africa.

The deal, which was agreed at a four per cent coupon, will see Centaur’s Asset Management arm serve as the advisor to Centaur Ventures. Centaur Ventures are based in Dubai, with additional offices in London, Hong Kong and Bermuda.

Centaur Ventures was established with a specific focus on investments in the mining and natural resources […] Read more

Centaur Asset Management wins “Best Boutique Asset Management Company – UAE” award at the Acquisition International Announce 2016 Business Excellence Awards

Centaur Asset Management wins “Best Boutique Asset Management Company – UAE” award at the Acquisition International Announce 2016 Business Excellence Awards

United Kingdom, April 2016 – Acquisition International Magazine announced Centaur Asset Management as the “Best Boutique Asset Management Company – UAE”. The Acquisition International awards highlight the outstanding performance and results achieved by the leading companies across the corporate world despite working with the increasingly competitive markets. […] Read more

Centaur Holdings appoints Group Head of Mining Operations

Centaur Holdings appoints Group Head of Mining Operations

Centaur Holdings Ltd, the global investment holding company, appoints Wesley Grogor to Group Head of Mining Operations.

Wesley will be based in Dubai and will oversee the resources and mining operations. Prior to joining Centaur he had his own mining services and management business in South Africa with an in-house team of engineers and commercial/technical specialists which have come across to join Centaur Mining. He has 12 years’ experience in the steel market, related raw materials and shipping. Wesley has previously worked at Macsteel International and shipping and commodity firm FIS.

Wesley’s responsibilities will include co-ordinating the development of all related activities, […] Read more

Centaur Asset Management sets up shop in HK

Centaur Asset Management sets up shop in HK

Dubai-based Centaur Asset Management (Centaur) has launched a new office in Hong Kong, as part of its expansion into Asia.

The asset management and investment advisory company – a division of Centaur Holdings – has total AUM of over US$500 million, according to a statement from the firm.

Daniel McGowan, chief executive officer at Centaur Holdings, says: “The launch of a new office in Hong Kong marks Centaur Asset Management’s first foray into the Asian market. A number of partnership discussions are already underway and therefore, it makes sense to establish a presence in Hong Kong. This reflects our commitment to growing […] Read more