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Amethis Maghreb Fund I

Amethis Maghreb Fund I is a EUR 100m private equity fund that invests growth capital into medium-sized enterprises in Morocco and opportunistically in other North and West African countries. The fund is expected to make investments in medium-sized companies in sectors such as food processing, packaging, distribution and logistics, chemical and electrical industries, as well as health, education and agriculture.

Amethis Maghreb Fund I

Amethis Maghreb Fund I is a EUR 100m private equity fund that invests growth capital into medium-sized enterprises in Morocco and opportunistically in other North and West African countries. The fund is expected to make investments in medium-sized companies in sectors such as food processing, packaging, distribution and logistics, chemical and electrical industries, as well as health, education and agriculture.

About the fund

Amethis Maghreb Fund I will support private sector development and is expected to contribute to economic growth in the region. Beyond finance, the fund will provide strategic guidance to its investees to grow and improve their operations. In a post-Arab Spring environment where job creation is critical, yet uncertainty has deterred foreign institutional investors, SIFEM’s role in supporting medium-sized companies is crucial. SIFEM has committed EUR 8m to the fund.

Investments by the fund

             
Date Name Country Industry Status
2015 Company 1 Morocco Medical equipment Active
2015 Company 2 Tunisia Technology hardware and equipment Active
2017 Company 3 Morocco Personal and household goods Active
2014 Company 4 Morocco Commercial and industrial construction Active
2017 Company 5 Morocco Communications Active
Reference code
2013-02
Status
Active
Date of commmitment
May 2013
Date of exit
-
Fund size
EUR
100,000,000
SIFEM commitment
EUR
8,000,000
Asset class
Private Equity
Investment strategy
Investment through Fund
Fund manager
Amethis Maghreb