Since our founding in 2012, we have integrated responsible investment into the core of our principles and practices. We have developed a comprehensive conceptual framework that goes beyond the financial dimension of our activities and allows us to demonstrate our approach to creating global value for the African continent.
The balance we have strived for between financial performance and economic, social and environmental impacts makes sense in the context of this continent, where there are many challenges and opportunities for the population and the environment.
Amethis is an investment fund manager dedicated to Africa and Europe, with an investment capacity exceeding €800m. Amethis brings growth capital to promising midcap champions in a diversity of sectors throughout the African and European continents.
As an active shareholder, Amethis offers key support and expertise through its international network, its opportunities of external growth and its value-added governance.
In 2021, Amethis launches Amethis Europe Expansion, a strategy targeting European SMEs looking for growth and competitiveness via a development on the African continent. The strategy is managed by a dedicated team with a longstanding experience of the European LBO market.
Amethis Europe Expansion is a differentiating strategy aiming at internationalizing European SMEs in Africa, combining European risk profile companies and Emerging markets’ growth.
Amethis adopts a responsible approach, promoting international standards in environmental and social management (IFC Performance Standards, World Bank EHS guidelines, ILO guidelines), but also governance, compliance and financial best practices (responsible lending for example).