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Prise de participation Private equity investment

€1 Bn

committed to private equity SME investment by 2022

PRIVATE EQUITY FOR HIGH-GROWTH SMEs

Proparco provides equity and quasi-equity funding to high-growth SMEs, through direct investments or private equity funds. By providing capital we support investment in SMEs across a variety of sectors that demonstrate significant potential to grow from a local presenec to a regional level.

With a network of more than 20 SME-focused funds across the African continent, our partner funds cover a wide range of sectors and countries. Their local roots and their expertise represent real added value in supporting companies at all stages of their growth.

OUR FINANCING SOLUTIONS

EQUITY INVESTMENT

Via our local private equity fund partners

  • The AFD Group, via Proparco, invests in SME-focused private equity funds, for an average amount of €10 M, alongside other investors. These funds themselves then invest in high-growth SMEs for an average investment amount of €5 to €15 M.

If you are an entrepreneur looking for local investors, you can contact our partner fund management companies directly.

EQUITY INVESTMENT

Directly from Proparco

  • Proparco invests in mature growth companies, with a turnover of more than €20 M.

If you are looking for a direct investment (minimum €5 M), contact the regional Proparco office that is closest to the location of your proposed project.

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OUR SUPPORT AND ADVISORY SOLUTIONS

TECHNICAL AND STRATEGIC SUPPORT

Capacity development and advisory services

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  • Beyond its financing offer, the AFD Group also offers local investment fund managers, as well as SME beneficiaries, advisory services, training and access to networks to help them achieve international environmental, social and governance standards, improving their performance.
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OUR EMBLEMATIC PROJECTS

Explore the map to discover some of the SME-focused private equity funds that the AFD Group supports in Africa.

Country

Investment type

OUR LOCAL PARTNERS

To find our private equity fund partners closest to you, please select a region.

Partner fund nameFund managerRegionWhat type of investment?Investment amountwdt_IDEligible companiesContact
Metier Capital Growth International Fund IIMetierSouthern AfricaEquity€1-5 M245Regional SMEshttp://www.metier.co.za/private-equity/
Oasis Africa VC FundOasis CapitalGhana, Ivory CoastGrowth capital€500K-5 M244Regional SMEshttp://oasiscapitalghana.com/v2/oasis-africa-fund/
Moringa Investment FundMoringa PartnershipAll countriesGrowth capital€1-5 M243Agribusiness/agriculture SMEshttps://www.moringapartnership.com/
Mediterrania Capital IIIMediterrania Capital PartnersMaghreb and West AfricaGrowth capital€10-20 M242SMEs and mid-caps in Tunisia, Morroco and Egypthttp://www.mcapitalp.com/
Injaro Agricultural HoldingsInjaroWest AfricaGrowth capital€200K-5 M241Agribusiness/agriculture SMEshttp://www.iachl.com/parent.php?
IPAE IIInvestisseurs et Partenaires (I&P)West AfricaEquity€300K-3 M240MSMEs/microfinance institutionhttp://www.ietp.com/fr
Fonds Franco AfricainAfricInvestWest AfricaGrowth capital€5-10 M239French SMEs in Africahttp://www.africinvest.com/
Euromena IIIEuromenaThe Levant and North AfricaGrowth capital€10-20 M238Regional SMEshttp://www.capitaltrustltd.com/
Ethos MezzanineEthosEastern and Southern AfricaDebt€10-20 M237SMEshttp://www.ethos.co.za/our-firm/businesses/credit/mezzanine/
Enko Africa Private Equity FundEnkoAll countriesGrowth capital€2-10 M236Regional SMEshttps://enkocapital.com/
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