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EXEO Capital announces investment in Tanzanian packaging manufacturer

July 17th, 2019|

Local investment to boost employment and improve food secuirty across the region 16 July 2019: Having sustained an impressive compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% over the past decade, Tanzania now boasts the third-largest economy in East Africa, following Ethiopia and Kenya respectively. According to Avril Stassen, a Senior Partner at EXEO Capital - [...]

EXEO CAPITAL BACKS ZAMBIAN FOODS DISTRIBUTOR

July 11th, 2019|

21 May 2018: Africa-focused private equity manager, EXEO Capital, has announced an investment of USD 6.4m into Capital Fisheries – a market-leading Zambian food distributor that specialises in the cold-chain distribution of animal proteins. Concluded at the end of April 2018, the investment was made by EXEO Capital’s Agri-Vie Fund II – a private equity [...]

EXEO CAPITAL ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN LOCAL BEVERAGE MANUFACTURER

July 11th, 2019|

30 January 2019: While the beverage industry is dominated by global brands, good investment opportunities still exist in companies with excellent management, a good product offering and strong distribution channels. This is according to Avril Stassen, a Senior Partner at EXEO Capital, who has announced that their Agri-Vie Fund II – a private equity fund [...]

Due Diligence: Investors have barely scratched the surface of Africa’s food and agri opportunities

July 11th, 2019|

Jaco Maritz caught up with Herman Marais, managing partner of EXEO, to discuss the unexploited opportunities for private equity investors in the continent and the dealmaking lessons he has learnt over the years. He also revealed the one deal that got away. Here are slightly edited excerpts from the conversation.    -Read More-