Africa Special Opportunities Capital

Flexible Capital for Creative Solutions

ASOCapital seeks to provide companies with flexible funding solutions, to facilitate necessary restructuring and recapitalisation.

Special Situations

We recognize that almost every business will go through a challenging period at some point in it's life, that will put pressure on its liquidity and performance.

These moments are stressful for management teams, as traditional sources of capital become difficult or even impossible to access at the very point when you need them the most. ASOCapital is at its best as an active capital partner in these situations.

Our success hinges on our ability to help management teams effectively navigate these challenging periods. Whether it's capital for much-needed investment or restructuring of existing debt and other obligations, we will work tirelessly to find solutions that work for all parties.

We aim to provide such situations with -

  • Agile and Flexible Capital to support companies where situations are ill suited to more traditional sources of capital; and
  • Design and Execution of Solutions by appropriately skilled and experienced professionals in compressed time frames, in order to assist management teams effectively navigate such challenging circumstances. 

Typical Transactions of Interest

We seek to provide capital for financing special solutions, which include the following -

    • Informal Restructuring or Recapitalisation processes
    • Post Commencement Financing for business rescue processes
    • Business Rescue Exit financing
    • Financing for Fundamental Transactions, including -
    • Asset Disposals;
      • Amalgamations or Mergers; and


      • Schemes of Arrangement
      • Restructuring of Existing Debt Facilities with illiquid, distressed or non-performing characteristics
      • Other flexible and special situations 


      In addition to the above, we will consider opportunities which offer other attractive risk and return dynamics, whilst always meeting our investment criteria