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MPEF III

Maghreb Private Equity Fund III (MPEF III) is a EUR 96.5m fund providing growth capital in the range of EUR 8m-10m to SMEs with the potential to become regional players in the Maghreb region (Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco), and opportunistically in Egypt, Libya and some European countries (SIFEM received an opt-out for Libya and Europe).

MPEF III

Maghreb Private Equity Fund III (MPEF III) is a EUR 96.5m fund providing growth capital in the range of EUR 8m-10m to SMEs with the potential to become regional players in the Maghreb region (Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco), and opportunistically in Egypt, Libya and some European countries (SIFEM received an opt-out for Libya and Europe).

About the fund

Having invested in MPEF III’s predecessor funds, Tuninvest International Ltd. (TIL), Maghreb Private Equity I (MPEF I), Maghreb Private Equity II (MPEF II) and Africinvest II, SIFEM has a long and successful relationship with the Fund Manager Africinvest, who is one of the most seasoned and reputable fund managers in the region.  Notably, SIFEM’s investment in MPEF III comes at a time where strong signals of continued support are critical for sustainable economic development in the countries of the MENA region.

Investments by the fund

             
Date Name Country Industry Status
2014 Company 1 Morocco Food products and beverages Active
2012 Company 2 Algeria Conventional energy production and supply Active
2013 Company 3 Tunisia Machinery and equipment Active
2016 Company 4 Morocco Transportation and storage Active
2013 Company 5 Tunisia Textiles and wearing apparel Active
2014 Company 6 Tunisia Technology hardware and equipment Active
2016 Company 7 Morocco Other consumer services Active
2014 Company 8 Tunisia Machinery and equipment Active
2012 Company 9 Tunisia Building materials Active
2016 Company 10 Algeria Transportation and storage Active
Reference code
2011-03
Status
Active
Date of commmitment
September 2011
Date of exit
-
Fund size
EUR
96,500,000
SIFEM commitment
EUR
8,750,000
Asset class
Private Equity
Investment strategy
Investment through Fund
Fund manager
Tuninvest Finance Group