Amethis invests in Afriwara, dynamic player in consumer goods in West Africa. Partnership will help accelerate the company’s organic and external growth strategy Amethis, a leading African investment firm is pleased to announce the acquisition of a minority stake in Afriwara Group, a key player in confectionery and biscuits in West Africa. For Afriwara, this partnership is a strategic move to boost its ambitious development plan, including expansion through acquisitions in West Africa. Afriwara, a Key Player in Confectionery and Biscuits in West Africa Afriwara operates in Côte d’Ivoire since 1973 through its subsidiary SNCV, and in Ghana since 1990 through
August 2017 Amethis acquires a significant minority stake in the Sodigaz, leader in the distribution of LPG bottled gas in Burkina Faso. Amethis is happy to announce the acquisition of a minority stake in the Sodigaz Group, leader in the distribution of LPG bottled gas in Burkina Faso. This transaction was concluded via Amethis West Africa, its investment vehicle dedicated to West Africa. The Sodigaz Group is one of the pioneers in the distribution of LPG bottled gas for Burkinabe households and stands today as one of the most important companies in Burkina Faso. Since its creation 40 years ago,
Amethis Finance and Metier partner to acquire a significant minority stake in Kenafric Industries Limited. Kenafric Industries is a Family-owned business, being the East African leader in the confectionary sector, with an ambition to emerge as a pan-African packaged food platform.
Luc Rigouzzo, Founding Partner of Amethis, attended the global forum Convergences on September 6th 2016 in Paris, to participate in a panel on access to water and energy in developing cities.
Sami Chabenne rejoint le Groupe de cliniques et laboratoires HMAO
Amethis entered the West Africa’s healthcare market with a minority equity investment in HMAO Group, leader in the healthcare market in the region (clinics and laboratories)
Lancée en 2011 par des anciens de Proparco, avec le soutien d’Edmond de Rothschild, l’équipe d’investissement fait de l’Afrique Subsaharienne son terrain de jeu.
Paris-based Amethis Finance stands out from the African private equity crowd. Its overwhelmingly private shareholder base is certainly a rarity in a universe heavily dependent on development finance institutions (DFIs), whilst the management team’s long-term dedication to the African continent has led them to design their very own investment and impact philosophy.
October 7th, 2015
Amethis Finance is pleased to announce its participation in a USD 75millon subordinated loan for Ecobank Nigeria syndicated by FMO
A consortium of investors led by Amethis Finance extends a convertible loan to Elephant Africa Holding, the holding entity of Bel Papyrus Ltd. and Bel Impex Ltd., the leading producers of tissue paper products in Nigeria.