Lonsa (Pty) Ltd

Lonsa (Pty) Ltd is a corporate and investment advisory business that consults for small and mid-market companies in corporate finance, restructuring, and investment. It leverages the vast network and corporate financial expertise of its principals. Lonsa (Pty) Ltd does fee-earning advisory work for the Group’s companies as well as for third parties.

Lonsa Capital (Pty) Ltd

Lonsa Capital (Pty) Ltd is a principal investment entity. It makes finance advances, holds general debt, shares, and cash portfolios, and undertakes other fee, finance, and profit-earning activities.

Lonsa Renewable Energy (Pty) Ltd

Lonsa Renewable Energy is a subsidiary of Lonsa Group Limited and was incorporated to cater to the renewable energy needs of the Lonsa Group as well as its stakeholders.

Lonsa renewable objectives are aligned with the United Nations’ sustainability goals which are as follows:

  • Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all
  • Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and foster innovation
  • Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  • Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

Firstmile Properties (Pty) Ltd

Firstmile Properties is a proudly Southern African property investor company that is focused on delivering housing in transformative quantum in adherence to the United Nations’ sustainable development goals. Firstmile Properties was established in 2004 as a key member in a larger group of companies with the purpose of setting milestones in the commercial property market. Firstmile Properties holds unencumbered titles to several prime-located blue-chip commercial buildings, industrial parks, residential properties, affordable housing, and student accommodation premises. Firstmile Properties also owns a property portfolio of mixed-use income-generating buildings and development land, with most of the properties located in Gauteng, South Africa.

Robvel Trading (Pty) Ltd

Robvel is a logistics and marketing events company. It was incorporated in 2004 and offers marketing and logistical support to the Lonsa Group and its stakeholders.

Robvel seeks to strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.

Catapult Group (Pty) Ltd

Catapult Group is the holding company for some of the most established building brands in Africa.

Our vision is to create a global footprint for premium building brands that can leverage our position as a leading supplier to the building industry.

Everite, Sheet-Rite, and Swartland have combined their marketing, sales, warehousing, and distribution expertise to deliver some of the building industry’s best brands to market.

Catapult Group Brands:

Everite, Nutec, Swartlands, Sky Sands, CapeCulture, Winsters, Kayo, Kenzo, Summit, Hydro, Col and Hebel.


Everite Building Products has been associated with the South African building industry since 1941. Producing a wide range of materials that satisfy the needs of the commercial, industrial, and residential market sectors, Everite is renowned for its comprehensive range of Nutec Roofing and Cladding Solutions and includes fibre-cement roofing, cladding, ceilings, and building columns amongst others.


Swartland was established in 1951. It is a multifaceted building supplies manufacturer that offers the following:

  • Three wooden window and door ranges – Cape Culture, Winsters and Kayo.
  • Kenzo aluminium doors and windows
  • Hydro garage doors and digi-automation.
  • Summit XPS insulation boards and cornices, manufactured locally.
  • The well-known Col brand, which includes PAR timber, manufactured pine products and two moulding ranges.

Swartland has distribution centres across the country, with a fleet of trucks that is able to deliver to hardware retail chains around South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, despite the company’s enormous growth and diversification, what hasn’t changed is its traditional values of hard work and pride in its craft, commitment to its people and its community, and its unwavering obsession with quality and delivering a quality experience.