Investment Portfolio

COMPANY COUNTRY BUSINESS
DESCRIPTION
INVESTMENT TYPE YEAR DEAL CARD
GOLDTREE Sierra Leone Palm oil milling,outgrower
scheme and small nucleus plantation
Developmental 2011 VIEW
GOLDENLAY Zambia Poultry - layers Management buy-out 2012 VIEW
FERONIA Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Palm oil plantations and mills Expansion 2012 VIEW
CONTINENTAL
BEVERAGE COMPANY
(CBC)
Côte d'Ivoire Water purification, juice manufacturing, bottling and distribution Expansion 2013 VIEW
farming and
engineering services
(FES)
Malawi Agricultural engineering and equipment distribution Buy-out 2013 VIEW
Meridian Group Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambiquie, Zambia and Zimbabwe Manufacture and distribution of specialised fertiliser blends, processing and storage of agricultural products, and a a chain of retail stores Buy-out and expansion 2014 VIEW
General Plastics Kenya Food, beverage and agro chemical packaging Expansion 2014 VIEW
Kanu Equipment Sub-Saharan Africa Agri services, equipment and dealerships Expansion 2016 VIEW
AAF SME FUND Pan African Fund Manager: Databank Agrifund Manager Limited (DAFML) SME private equity fund 2012 VIEW

AAF CASE STUDIES

Five years of the AAF’s technical assistance facility – 2017

The Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) has a mandate to increase economic and physical access to food for low-income Africans by providing technical assistance to the portfolio companies of the African Agriculture Fund (AAF). The AAF is a private equity fund created in response to the food security challenge across the continent, financed by African, European and US development finance institutions, and private investors. It is comprised of two funds; the AAF and a subsidiary Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Fund. As TAF enters its fifth year, this report reflects on the progress of 42 projects implemented to date through technical assistance to ten AAF portfolio companies.

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2014 Development Impact Report – Driving change

This AAF impact document aims to showcase the work undertaken by Phatisa and the AAF, which goes beyond the standards of environmental, social and governance we set for our portfolio companies. Through its work with the AAF, Phatisa has coined a new asset class, ‘Development Equity’, which combines the development finance spirit of the majority of our investors with the principles of commercial private equity investment, demonstrating that the two disciplines can be mutually inclusive.

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REHABILITATION OF THE GOLDTREE MILL: A VISUAL TIMELINE, 2011 – 2013, DARU, SIERRA LEONE

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The Goldtree outgrower story, 2013 – 2016, DARU, SIERRA LEONE

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Feronia Inaugural Sustainability Report 2016

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Meridian Case study, East Africa

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GOLDENLAY CASE STUDY, NDOLA, ZAMBIA

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