About Cambridge Capital




Cambridge Capital was founded in 2007 with the vision of building a global investment company. Cambridge Capital has successfully acquired over 60 companies to date with cumulative earnings in excess of R2.5 Billion in Europe, Africa and Australia.

Gary Shayne, who is the founder and sole shareholder of the company is a South African based investor with extensive experience in identifying investment trends and building large companies via a buy-and-build strategy.

Cambridge Capital represents a unique combination of entrepreneurial skill, innovation and excellent systems. We are nimble, reliable and able to operate quickly.

This, together with an entrepreneurial disposition, has earned Cambridge Capital the reputation for being the partner of choice for business owners looking to sell all or part of their companies as well as successful management teams looking for an equity partner to assist in management buy-outs.

At the core of Cambridge Capital is an extraordinary team. As an investment holding company, people are undeniably our biggest asset. We aspire to continue to grow our team by hiring only the best and highly passionate people who will thrive in our flexible and entrepreneurial environment.

This, along with our culture of excellence, energy, collaboration, agility, perseverance, ethics and out of the box thinking, creates a continuous learning, family environment with an emphasis on results, fun and compassion.

Gary Shayne, as CEO of Cambridge Capital is proud of the company’s association with SAVCA ( Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association ), that provides a high level of endorsement from the industry, a testament to Gary Shayne and Cambridge Capital’s high level of professionalism and integrity as a member firm. For more info on SAVCA go to: https://savca.co.za/



Cambridge Capital is an investment holdings company, funded using our team’s own capital and partnering with co-investors to finance investments. Cambridge Capital takes a semi active ownership role in its portfolio of companies, and creates value via a buy and build platform strategy, as well as partnering with management teams in order to create value by improving strategic, operational and financial performance.



Our strategy is to acquire and build sector specific platform companies. Synergistic bolt-on acquisitions are added to further develop the companies in which we have invested.

Our deal team concentrate on growth via acquisitions, portfolio improvement and synergy, while ensuring that a strong operations management team is in place to focus on organic growth. In this way, we have consistently produced excellent returns for shareholders and co-investors.

Values at Cambridge Capital