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Camille Peretti
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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10
Dec

Merec : Africa Food Deal of the Year

Amethis, Proparco and KiboCapitalPartners are awarded the 2019 “Africa Food Deal of the Year” by the Food Business Africa Magazine for their investment in Merec. Merec is a leading miller and packaged food manufacturer in Mozambique. Congratulations !  Find out more about the deal here: https://lnkd.in/gqTUYFf
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09
Dec

Amethis awarded Best Private Equity Investor

Amethis is proud to be awarded « Best Private Equity Investor » at the Africa Investments Forum & Awards 2019 held in Paris ! At this occasion, Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, Investment Director at Amethis, was a speaker at the panel “Financing Companies: Which are the Best Sources” ?
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06
Nov

Amethis has intervened at the Super Return Middle East

Laurent Demey, Managing Partner at Amethis, has discussed investment in Africa from a LP perspective at the Super Return Middle East in Dubai. For investors, finding the right partner is key to access the best investment opportunities in Africa.
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31
Oct

Amethis has participated to Ambition Africa

Amethis was proud to participate to AmbitionAfrica 2019 this week ! Luc Rigouzzo, Managing Partner, spoke at the panel “It’s time for Africa !” about the new growth drivers in Africa, and Khady Koné-Dicoh, Investment Director, presented Africa from an investment perspective at the panel “Africa: diversification opportunities for equity investors”. https://events-export.businessfrance.fr/ambition-africa/ https://www.lemoci.com/actualites/pays-marches/ambition-africa-la-france-veut-repondre-aux-besoins-des-africains/
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05
Oct

Khady Kone-Dicoh has participated to the French African Young Leaders program

Khady Kone-Dicoh, Investment Director at Amethis, has participated to the French African Young Leaders program in Ghana, a French-African Foundation initiative launched to support the next generation of entrepreneurs. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6585927516685508608 https://www.french-african.org/young-leaders-2019
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