Phatisa is a sector-specific African private equity fund manager located in and operating across sub-Saharan Africa.

Phatisa at a Glance

Launched 2005
SECTOR-SPECIFIC
FUND MANAGER
Mauritius domicile
THREE FUNDS
US$ 400 million plus
assets under management
MULTINATIONAL
INVESTMENT PARTNERS
US and EU governments,
African DFIs, fund of funds
and private investors
> 37 STAFF MEMBERS
Presence in 5 countries
11 NATIONALITIES
33 LANGUAGES
DevEq = PAT*x + i 2TM
Balanced blend of social and
environmental impact and
maximum investment returns
FOOD PORTFOLIO
2 FUNDS
1 SUBSIDIARY FUND
11 COMPLETED INVESTMENTS
3 EXITS
1 PARTIAL EXIT
PRIVATE EQUITY AFRICA 2020 AWARDS
Mid Cap Deal of the Year
for Rolfes Group
Overall Exit of the Year Top Finalist
for Meridian Consolidated
ALIGNED WITH THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
SDG 1: no poverty
SDG 2: zero hunger
SDG 11: housing
HOUSING PORTFOLIO
6 INVESTMENTS
3 COUNTRIES
CARBON NEUTRAL
PROTECTED FOREST
emissions offset programme
> 33,000
square metres of affordable housing built to date
> 3.7 MILLION
tonnes of food and food-related products produced to date
THE PHATISA
FOUNDATION

A charitable foundation
launched in 2015 to support
impact initiatives
FIRST AFRICAN
FOOD FUND

to launch with a technical
assistance facility to
support impact initiatives
FOUNDING PARTNER OF THE AFRICAN PRIVATE EQUITY NEWS MOBILE APP (2015)
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'It's great to see development finance institutions and commercial investors partnering to tackle one of #Africa 's most pressing challenges', Clarisa De Franco, Managing Director & Head of #PrivateEquity Funds @CDCgroup #foodsecurity @SDG2030 @SdgImpact @theGIIN @PRI_News

The Namibian@TheNamibian

International investors have targeted African food supply, raising billions to invest in Africa. https://buff.ly/3pXCwvf

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