Africinvest Fund II LLC.

Equity : August 2008

BIO has invested € 6 M in equity in Africinvest Fund II, a private equity fund targeting primarily the Western African region.

Amount

€ 6,000,000.00

Type of investment

Equity

Development impacts

  • Local economic growth

Beneficiary locations

Sub-Saharan Africa: Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria

Investment field

Investment Companies & Funds

Activity

SME Fund

Organisation

Africinvest Fund II LLC.

Domicile

Mauritius
Africinvest II provides growth and expansion capital to small and mid-sized companies. The fund focuses on Sub-Saharan West and East Africa, with opportunistic investments in North Africa.

Development impacts

  • Local economic growth

    Equity and quasi-equity investments in small and mid-sized companies growth in selected regions in Africa (mostly west Africa)

Made possible through this investment

Thanks to the direct funding from BIO, the following second-line investments have been made possible.

Alminko

Senegal

Alminko is a company based in Senegal that produces home and personal care products, for example, bar soap for home care and body washing and liquid household cleaner.

Bridge Group Afrique de l'Ouest

Côte d'Ivoire

Bridge Group West Africa is a holding company which has a majority equity share in Bridge Bank Cote d’Ivoire , an Ivorian universal Bank and a minority significant equity stake in a bank in Senegal

Broron Oil & Gas

Nigeria

Broron Oil & Gas Limited is an indigenous oil and gas offshore services company which provides offshore support services to International Oil Companies, independent and indigenous upstream companies in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. Services provided by the Company include subsea engineering services, diving services, project management, logistics and procurement support services.

Brookhouse Schools Ltd

Kenya

Brookhouse School is an independent British curriculum co-educational day and boarding school offering Early Years, preparatory, and secondary schooling.

Exat

Côte d'Ivoire

EXAT is company operating in the field of a rubber processing.

Family Bank

Kenya

Family Bank is a commercial bank domiciled in Kenya. The Bank's initial target market was the low-income segment comprised of small-scale farmers; salaried staff; micro, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSME's); youth and women.

InterMIMS / Jafara

Jafara is a Libyan company specializing in the production and distribution of mineral water, juices and harissa.

Kiboko Holdings

Kiboko Holdings Limited (KHL) is a holding company owning eight East African companies active in the pharmaceutical industry (through the manufacture and distribution of pharmaceutical products), and in the general distribution industry through the distribution of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG).

Lagray Chemical

Ghana

Lagray Chemical is a Ghanaian pharmaceutical company launched in 2000. The company's strategy is to produce generic drugs that are not dispensed over the counter (OTC) and therefore have higher value addition.

Mansard (formerly GTA)

Nigeria

Guaranty Trust Assurance plc (GTA), a subsidiary of Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, is a composite company underwriting all classes of insurance. It also offers risk management, financial advisory, investment and consultancy services.

MTN CI/Planor Capital International

Côte d'Ivoire

Planor Capital International Limited is a special purpose vehicle (SPV) established to acquire and manage a substantial equity stake in MTN Cote D'Ivoire (MTN CI), a leading telecommunications services provider in Cote d'Ivoire.

Reef Hout

Cameroon

Reef Group BV, created in 1926, is a holding company active in the timber industry. The company's main presence is in Cameroon, where its exploitation, production and distribution activities are established. It is exploiting four forest concessions over 300,000 hectares.

Tejra

Tunisia

Tejra is an integrated Greenfield project specialized in the production and distribution of bricks and ceramic products

UAB (Alpha West Africa)

Burkina Faso

Non-Bank Financial Institution - Insurance

UAP Holdings

Kenya

UAP Group is a pan-African financial services group with interests in insurance, investment management, property development and investments, securities brokerage and financial advisory.

View more of our investments in this region

Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Cathay Africinvest Innovation Fund

  6,000,000.00

  Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa

  21/05/2021

  Equity

Advans Côte d'Ivoire

Financial Institutions

Advans Côte d'Ivoire

  2,000,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  02/07/2021

  Debt

Alterfin

Investment Companies & Funds

Alterfin

  20,125.00

  Cambodia, Nicaragua, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya

  03/08/2021

  Subsidy

Xpress Gas Limited

Enterprises

Xpress Gas Limited

  2,444,790.00

  Ghana

  17/05/2021

  Debt

European Financing Partners S.A.

Investment Companies & Funds

European Financing Partners S.A.

  15,000,000.00

  India, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia

  22/12/2020

  Debt

The Currency Exchange Fund n.v.

Financial Institutions

The Currency Exchange Fund n.v.

  7,091,000.00

  Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Palestinian Territories, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

  05/09/2007

  Equity

European Financing Partners S.A.

Investment Companies & Funds

European Financing Partners S.A.

  5,000,000.00

  India, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia

  08/12/2010

  Debt

Oragroup S.A.

Financial Institutions

Oragroup S.A.

  5,000,000.00

  Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea

  07/01/2011

  Equity

Interact Climate Change Facility

Investment Companies & Funds

Interact Climate Change Facility

  6,000.00

  India, Mongolia, Honduras, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana

  23/02/2011

  Equity

Interact Climate Change Facility

Investment Companies & Funds

Interact Climate Change Facility

  10,000,000.00

  India, Mongolia, Honduras, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana

  23/02/2011

  Debt

Bank of Africa Group S.A.

Financial Institutions

Bank of Africa Group S.A.

  1,954,160.00

  Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda

  30/03/2011

  Equity

Phatisa Food Fund 2

Investment Companies & Funds

Phatisa Food Fund 2

  5,767,300.00

  Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

  29/01/2021

  Equity

Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Ltd

Enterprises

Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Ltd

  11,368,500.00

  Nigeria

  18/02/2013

  Debt

Oragroup S.A.

Financial Institutions

Oragroup S.A.

  5,000,000.00

  Benin, Côte d'Ivoire

  12/05/2014

  Debt

Orabank Côte d'Ivoire

Financial Institutions

Orabank Côte d'Ivoire

  10,000,000.00

  Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal

  09/02/2016

  Debt

European Financing Partners S.A.

Investment Companies & Funds

European Financing Partners S.A.

  6,000.00

  India, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia

  21/11/2003

  Equity

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

Investment Companies & Funds

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

  105,000.00

  Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Senegal

  11/09/2018

  Subsidy

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

Investment Companies & Funds

AgRIF Coöperatief U.A.

  5,438,332.50

  Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Senegal

  18/06/2015

  Equity

Enko Education

Enterprises

Enko Education

  850,000.00

  Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa

  17/12/2020

  Debt

ACEP Group

Financial Institutions

ACEP Group

  30,900.00

  Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Madagascar, Niger, Senegal

  30/07/2018

  Subsidy

Adenia Capital III

Investment Companies & Funds

Adenia Capital III

  100,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Madagascar

  05/05/2020

  Subsidy

Alterfin

Financial Institutions

Alterfin

  3,000,000.00

  Cambodia, Nicaragua, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya

  15/07/2020

  Debt

Fairtrade Access Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Fairtrade Access Fund

  350,000.00

  Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

  07/04/2020

  Subsidy

Aquila Leasing

Financial Institutions

Aquila Leasing

  4,000,000.00

  Nigeria

  09/03/2015

  Debt

Aquila Leasing

Financial Institutions

Aquila Leasing

  3,828,000.00

  Nigeria

  09/02/2010

  Debt

Advans Côte d'Ivoire

Financial Institutions

Advans Côte d'Ivoire

  122,950.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  18/07/2019

  Subsidy

Advans Côte d'Ivoire

Financial Institutions

Advans Côte d'Ivoire

  3,000,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  15/05/2017

  Debt

AfricInvest Financial Inclusion Vehicle

Investment Companies & Funds

AfricInvest Financial Inclusion Vehicle

  10,000,000.00

  Morocco, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia

  14/12/2017

  Equity

Alterfin

Investment Companies & Funds

Alterfin

  250,000.00

  Cambodia, Nicaragua, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya

  13/12/2002

  Equity

Fairtrade Access Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Fairtrade Access Fund

  3,000,000.00

  Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

  24/10/2019

  Equity

Fidelity Bank Ltd.

Financial Institutions

Fidelity Bank Ltd.

  25,075.00

  Ghana

  03/04/2019

  Subsidy

Fidelity Bank Ltd.

Financial Institutions

Fidelity Bank Ltd.

  14,433,000.00

  Ghana

  20/12/2016

  Debt

ACEP Group

Financial Institutions

ACEP Group

  4,100,000.00

  Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Madagascar, Niger, Senegal

  14/10/2019

  Equity

Verod Capital Growth Fund III

Investment Companies & Funds

Verod Capital Growth Fund III

  8,733,600.00

  Ghana, Nigeria

  25/07/2019

  Equity

Africa Renewable Energy Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Africa Renewable Energy Fund

  8,896,000.00

  Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, Uganda, Zambia

  30/10/2014

  Equity

Beyond the Grid Solar Fund

Investment Companies & Funds

Beyond the Grid Solar Fund

  4,175,007.50

  Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

  26/10/2017

  Debt

Azito Energie

Infrastructure

Azito Energie

  15,000,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  19/07/2019

  Debt

Adenia Capital IV LP

Investment Companies & Funds

Adenia Capital IV LP

  9,000,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Madagascar

  01/11/2016

  Equity

ACEP Group

Financial Institutions

ACEP group

  67,512.00

  Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Madagascar, Niger, Senegal

  23/07/2019

  Subsidy

TLcom TIDE Africa

Investment Companies & Funds

TIDE Africa

  4,367,820.00

  Kenya, Nigeria

  28/06/2019

  Equity

Compagnie Africaine de Crédit

Financial Institutions

Compagnie Africaine de Crédit

  4,200.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  28/01/2019

  Subsidy

AccessBank Nigeria

Financial Institutions

AccessBank Nigeria

  15,024,304.02

  Nigeria

  30/01/2019

  Debt

AccessBank Nigeria

Financial Institutions

AccessBank Nigeria

  2,232,000.00

  Nigeria

  09/03/2006

  Debt

Azito Energie

Infrastructure

Azito Energie

  17,760,600.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  18/10/2012

  Debt

Enko Education

Enterprises

Enko Education

  2,000,000.00

  Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa

  20/09/2018

  Debt

Adenia Capital III

Investment Companies & Funds

Adenia Capital III

  5,000,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Madagascar

  28/02/2012

  Equity

Adenia Capital III

Investment Companies & Funds

Adenia Capital III

  100,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Madagascar

  19/05/2016

  Subsidy

Adenia Capital III

Investment Companies & Funds

Adenia Capital III

  150,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Madagascar

  28/09/2012

  Subsidy

Niche Cocoa Industry Ltd

Enterprises

Niche Cocoa

  449,000.00

  Ghana

  29/12/2010

  Debt

Niche Cocoa Industry Ltd

Enterprises

Niche Cocoa

  4,300,000.00

  Ghana

  02/06/2015

  Debt

Niche Cocoa Industry Ltd

Enterprises

Niche Cocoa

  41,603.00

  Ghana

  16/03/2016

  Subsidy

Compagnie Africaine de Crédit

Financial Institutions

Cofina Ivory Coast

  3,000,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  15/03/2019

  Debt

Compagnie Africaine de Crédit

Financial Institutions

Cofina Ivory Coast

  3,000,000.00

  Côte d'Ivoire

  15/03/2019

  Debt

Babban Gona Farmers Services

Enterprises

Babban Gona Farmers Services

  1,837,000.00

  Nigeria

  30/01/2019

  Debt