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Company Overview of Transaction Capital Limited

Company Overview

Transaction Capital Limited operates as a non-deposit taking financial services company primarily in South Africa. The company’s Asset-Backed Lending segment offers finance to independent small-medium enterprises (SME) in the minibus taxi industry; and working capital to SMEs through invoice discounting and commercial debtors’ management. Its Unsecured Lending segment provides unsecured credit and related products, including insurance products and cellular subscription agreements to middle-income consumer segment, as well as finances individuals. The company’s Credit Services segment offers receivables management services, such as the collection of pre-charged off accounts, charged off accou...

Sandhavon Office Park

14 Pongola Crescent

Eastgate Extension 17

Sandton,  2199

South Africa

Founded in 2002

4,999 Employees


27 11 531 5485


27 11 262 3713

Key Executives for Transaction Capital Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 42
Total Annual Compensation: $4.6M
Chief Executive Officer of Paycorp Holdings
Age: 40
Total Annual Compensation: $3.6M
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Age: 48
Total Annual Compensation: $3.0M
Chief Investment Officer
Age: 49
Total Annual Compensation: $3.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Transaction Capital Limited Key Developments

Transaction Capital Limited Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Half Year Ended March 31, 2014

Transaction Capital Limited announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first half year ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported net interest income of ZAR 395 million against ZAR 330 million a year ago. Profit before tax was ZAR 192 million against GBP 156 million a year ago. Profit from continuing operations was ZAR 148 million against ZAR 116 million a year ago. Profit attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent was ZAR 755 million against ZAR 233 million a year ago. Diluted basic earnings per share were ZAR 130.3 against ZAR 39.9 a year ago. Headline earnings per share ­ continuing operations were ZAR 25.5 against ZAR 19.9 for the same period in the last year. Headline earnings per share were ZAR 29.1 against ZAR 39.9 for the same period in the last year. Net cash utilized by operating activities of continuing operations was ZAR 124 million against ZAR 60 million for the same period in the last year.

Transaction Capital Limited, H1 2014 Earnings Call, May 06, 2014

Transaction Capital Limited, H1 2014 Earnings Call, May 06, 2014

Transaction Capital Mulls Acquisitions Of SME Financiers

Transaction Capital Limited (JSE:TCP) plans to spend as much as JAR 750 million on acquisitions. "We want to become dominant" in the financing of small businesses by buying some niche players, Chief Executive David Hurwitz said this week, without naming the companies. The cash was available "for the sole purpose of acquisitions in our lending and services divisions", he said. Transaction Capital might also expand its debt collection unit, MBD Credit Solutions, and draw on experience in asset-backed finance to make acquisitions in insurance services, Hurwitz said.

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