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Camille Peretti
09
Sep

Amethis acquires a minority stake in Avacare Global

Amethis acquires a minority stake in Avacare Global (« Avacare »), a key regional distributor and manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and healthcare consumable products mainly operating in Southern Africa. Amethis is pleased to announce the acquisition of a minority stake in Avacare, a distributor and manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and healthcare consumable products. Avacare was founded in...
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31
Aug

Amethis sold its 22% stake in Sodigaz APC, the leading gas bottle distributor in Burkina Faso

Amethis sold its 22% stake in Sodigaz APC, the leading gas bottle (LPG) distributor in Burkina Faso, to African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) Amethis is pleased to announce the sale of its minority stake in Sodigaz APC to African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM). Sodigaz APC is the leading gas bottle (LPG) distributor in Burkina Faso...
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30
Aug

Amethis completes first closing of Amethis MENA Fund II at USD 101mn

Amethis is pleased to announce the first closing of Amethis MENA Fund II at USD 101mn (EUR 85mn). The Fund, which will target majority and minority investments ranging from EUR 5 – 15mn in fast-growing small-to-medium sized enterprises in Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan, is Amethis’ second SME MENA fund and fifth overall fund. It...
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23
Aug

Amethis sells its stake in Fidelity Bank Ghana

23 August 2021 – LeapFrog Investments, the Profit with Purpose investment firm, has acquired a 16.94% stake in Ghana’s largest privately-owned bank, Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited from Amethis, an investment fund manager dedicated to the African continent, and Edmond de Rothschild Equity Strategies (ERES), a mid-cap growth and buy-out franchise affiliated with the Edmond de...
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02
Feb

Amethis invests into NMA, a Senegalese leader in food production

Amethis announces the signing of an investment in Nouvelle Minoterie Africaine (NMA), a longstanding Senegalese FMCG player. As we look forward to completing our first transaction in Senegal, we envision NMA transaction as a solid partnership with a company having eager expectation to reach the next level of its development stage. NMA is a key player in the Senegalese industrial landscape. Thanks...
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02
Feb

Khady Koné-Dicoh and Jean-Thomas Lopez appointed Partners

Amethis is happy to announce the appointment of two new Partners, Amethis is happy to announce the appointment of 2 new Partners, Khady Koné-Dicoh and Jean-Thomas Lopez, bringing the number of Partners in the firm to 6. Luc Rigouzzo and Laurent Demey said “Amethis strengthens his senior team with these nominations, with the continuous objective of...
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05
Oct

Amethis and Naivas launch the Solidarity Project in Kenya

The epidemic of Covid-19 is still present on the African continent and continues to affect its population, especially the most disadvantaged and poorest. This situation is particularly felt in Kenya, where we opened an office in 2019. Families in poor neighborhoods continue to suffer from the restrictions linked to the epidemic and the general economic...
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01
Sep

Best Health acquires Mabiotech

Best Health is a Moroccan specialist in the distribution and instalment of medical equipment for hospitals and clinics in Morocco and Tunisia, and portfolio company of Amethis Maghreb Fund I. In July 2020, the Group finalized the acquisition of Mabiotech, the 3rd player in the distribution of in-vitro diagnostic devices and reagents for public and...
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28
Feb

Amethis acquires a minority stake in the Naivas group

Amethis acquires a minority stake in the Naivas group, the Kenyan leading retailer.  Amethis, alongside its partners DEG, MCB Equity Fund and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is pleased to announce its partnership with Naivas. The transaction marks the acquisition of a minority equity stake into the Naivas Group. Naivas is the leading...
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