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Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No. 53 of 2003)

Industry Charters

Forest Sector Charter

8. Ownership

8.2 Additional Instruments

8.2.1 Funding facility for B-BBEE transactions


Access to funding is required to finance BEE transactions involving both the sale of ownership equity and business assets in existing enterprises. The mechanisms used by corporate companies to fund large-scale empowerment deals are well known and the greatest challenge lies with finding the appropriate funding mechanisms to meet the sector-specific requirements to fund empowerment transactions for smaller enterprises. The initiatives to be undertaken in this regard are outlined in par. 13.2.1 below.