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Camille Peretti
14
Feb

Amethis invests in SIBM, the Ivorian leader in precast concrete products

Amethis acquires a minority stake in SIBM, the leading manufacturer of precast concrete products in Côte d’Ivoire. Founded in 1952 in Abidjan, SIBM addresses 3 end markets: electrification, with the manufacturing of concrete electric poles; infrastructure (gutters, nozzles, culverts, paving stones, guardrails, rail sleepers, etc.) and building (hoarding supplies, agglomerates, etc.). SIBM is a long-standing...
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20
Dec

Amethis sells its entire stake in Velogic through an IPO

Amethis sold its entire 33.77% stake in Velogic, a leading transport and logistics company based in Mauritius and active in the Indian Ocean, portfolio company of Amethis Fund I, through an IPO on the Development & Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius. Headquartered in Mauritius, Velogic combines over 50 years of experience and...
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16
Nov

Amethis invests into Tarjama, the leading language technology & services firm in the MENA region

Amethis, through its newly launched fund, Amethis MENA Fund II (AMF2), has completed its second transaction, acquiring a minority stake in Tarjama. Founded in 2008 by Jordanian entrepreneur Nour Al Hassan, Tarjama is the leading language technology & services provider in the MENA region, meeting the language and localization needs of a wide roster of...
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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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