Finweek English Edition - - COMPANIES & INVESTMENTS -

boost growth, In­victa’s am­bi­tions have be­come de­cid­edly more global in scope. Gold­stone told ear­lier this year that un­til a few years ago man­age­ment was adamant that it didn’t want to grow out­side of SA. How­ever, eco­nomic re­al­i­ties have changed and for share­hold­ers it should be a pos­i­tive that man­age­ment’s think­ing has evolved in re­sponse. Di­ver­si­fy­ing on a global scale will help re­duce the ge­o­graphic and po­lit­i­cal risk of be­ing overly re­liant on Africa, a boom­ing, although com­par­a­tively still a tiny mar­ket.

That’s not to say In­victa is turn­ing its back on SA. On the con­trary, man­age­ment in­tends to con­tinue mak­ing smaller ac­qui­si­tions in SA and there are also plans to

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