In our bid to provide premium investment and technical assistance to local SMEs we put in a screening system to ensure that we drive value for our investors and our potential investee companies. As such, we put in place some specific metrics to help with our internal procedures.
- Partnering with capable, reputable, operators with proven business models and track records
- Preference for companies with established teams or with a willingness to build a professional high-performing team
- Preference for business models that leverage local talent and resources, and which are compliant with global ESG standards
- Opportunities where risk mitigation is possible through transaction structuring, collateral and personal guarantees of sponsors
- Investments to be Equity, Quasi-Equity, Debt
- Majority or Minority Stake depending on business model and pre-investment assessment
- Opportunities that can be exited through listing on the stock exchange, sale to other PEFunds or a strategic buyer