Plane Tree Capital (Pty) Ltd is an investment management company. Our main focus is our private credit fund, where we offer direct loans to Small and Medium sized enterprises (SMEs) on the African continent. We offer short duration loans linked to specific transactions which are senior secured debt.

Our core team has emerged from two of Africa's most successful private credit funds. We are a group of experienced individuals with over 50 years of experience on the continent. We have collectively managed over USD900m.

We spun off to form Plane Tree Capital (Pty) Ltd and are taking crucial steps to simplify the business model and optimize human capital by making use of smart technology.

Plane Tree Capital (Pty) Ltd is an Authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP 51788) and a Registered Credit Provider (NCRCP 15299)

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We Finance Growth

In our most simplistic form we facilitate and finance small businesses in their contribution to the world economy. In doing this, we focus on assisting African suppliers in getting their products to international markets. We introduce the concepts of sustainable development and positive social and economic impact. We work with our clients to ensure they commit to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Why we appeal to investors

Our combined careers have led us to a point where we bring something special to the table for investors. We are a team of young hungry entrepreneurs who have a demonstrated record of building businesses and managing assets. In addition, our own, and our families', wealth is invested alongside our other investors.
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Why we appeal to clients

We have no cookie cutter process that immediately excludes any transaction. Our experience allows us to assess each client and transaction on its own merits. Each transaction needs to be self secured and have a predetermined cash exit. Using our network, we structure transactions to offer the best outcome for our clients as well as our investors.
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68 Melville Road
Suite 1205 Illovo Point