Cepheus Growth Capital Fund

Africa

Region

145.8

Committment (MNOK)

Active

Status

Cepheus Growth Capital Fund is an investment fund founded by Ethiopian-born partners with extensive local network and local PE experience. It targets export-oriented or import-substituting SMEs, mainly within manufacturing, agro-processing and services.

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Key information

Sector:
SME Funds
Committment (MNOK):
145.8
Year:
2018
Region:
Africa
Country:
Ethiopia
Domicile:
Mauritius
Instrument:
Funds
Status:
Active
Investor:
DIM

Cepheus Growth Capital Fund investments

Investee Sector Country
East Africa Lion Brands Manufacturing S.C.Ethiopia
JP Textile PLCEthiopia
Tabor Ceramics products S.C.Ethiopia

Additionality for Cepheus Growth Capital Fund

This investment is particularly additional on the following ambitions:

  • Investing in the poorest countries
  • Investing in the most capital constrained markets
  • Investing in the riskiest markets
  • Investing in the most difficult business environments
  • Investing in high risk instruments
  • Contributing to starting new business activity
  • Mobilising private investors
  • Taking an active role in investments
  • Improving social and environmental standards
  • Supporting enterprise improvements