ONE Thousand & One Voices, a private equity scheme backed by "influential families" from around the world, established its Johannesburg office last week and is poised to invest $300m across various sectors in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.The movement, which says it will invest "relational, intellectual and patient financial capital" to generate investment returns and to have an effect on the continent, launched at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town in May.One Thousand & One Voices intends to start its investments with an initial $300m African fund, but intends to later target Latin America and South East Asia, and possible further African investments.One Thousand & One Voices president and CEO Hendrik Jordaan says in less than six months, the movement has established "a world-class team" and has "secured sufficient commitments from leading families around the world, permitting us to launch and start doing deals in the continent of Africa".One Thousand & One Voices has 15 f...

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