Brait Mauritius Limited

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Group investments are made through Brait Mauritius Limited (BML), a wholly owned subsidiary of Brait SE.

Authority has been delegated by the Brait SE board to BML to identify, evaluate and recommend any investment related decisions. The Brait SE board concludes all investment related decisions.

BML acts as the main investment company for Brait SE and its subsidiaries (the Group) and is the legal and beneficial owner of the Group’s investments. BML is responsible for managing the investments. BML is registered and regulated with the Financial Services Commission, Mauritius “FSC” under FSC license number C105002126.

BML has engaged Brait South Africa Proprietary Limited and Brait Advisory Services UK Limited (collectively the BSAL Group) to act as independent Corporate Advisors to BML and to provide services as determined in accordance with the advisory agreement entered into between the parties. The services provided by the BSAL Group are non-discretionary and the BSAL Group has no authority or power to take any management or investment decision or bind BML. The BSAL Group is separately owned and independent of the Group.

The members of the BML board are as follows:

Brett Ivor Childs†

Executive Director

Date appointed: 21 October 2004
Qualifications: BCom (Hons), CA (SA)
Brett, a chartered accountant, is an executive director of Brait entities in Mauritius, which are responsible for the Group’s on balance sheet investments. He joined Brait in 2004 as executive chairman of its Mauritian operation. Brett resides in Mauritius where he sits or has sat, in a non-executive capacity, on the board of a number of privately and publicly owned companies and funds including entities regulated by the Bank of Mauritius and Financial Services Commission (“FSC”).

Dhanraj Boodhoo*

Executive Director

Date appointed: 10 June 2003
Qualifications: FCCA UK, BSc (Monetary Economics) Hons
Dhanraj has been an executive of Brait entities in Mauritius since 2001. He has a wide range of experience in global fund management, international investment structuring, audit, taxation, accounting, treasury management and economic research gained in the UK and Mauritius. Dhanraj is a Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant (FCCA) qualified in the UK and holds a BSc Hons (Monetary Economics) from the London School of Economics. He is a recipient of the British Council and London Chamber of Commerce scholarship and award for his academic performance. Dhanraj resides in Mauritius where he sits on the boards of various global business companies.

Hermanus Roelof Willem Troskie‡

Independent Non-Executive Director

Date appointed: 25 October 2011
Qualifications: BJuris, LLB, LLM
Herman is the Managing Director - Private Clients at Maitland, a global advisory and administration firm. Herman is based in Luxembourg and has extensive experience in the areas of capital markets and corporate governance, with a particular interest in integrated structuring for entrepreneurs and their businesses. Herman is a non-executive director of a number of public and private companies, including Brait SE, Brait Malta Limited, Tradehold Limited and Ardagh Group S.A. He is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

Alan Steven Jacobs†

Independent Non-Executive Director

Date appointed: 16 March 2015 
Qualifications: MA (Cantab) 
Alan resides in London, United Kingdom. He is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and investment banker by training, and is the founder and director of Jacobs Capital, a corporate finance and investment firm. He is a former Managing Director of Citigroup and J Henry Schroder Wagg & Co. Limited and serves as a non-executive director on several boards of companies, including Brait SE, Virgin Active, BE offices, Wearisma and Zoggs. He has extensive investment and advisory experience in the European retail, consumer, luxury goods and property sectors.
† British
‡ Dutch
* Mauritian