Original disclosure @ DFC website
Updated in EWS Mar 11, 2023
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As stated by the DFC, the Fund will make growth equity investments in food and agriculture-related companies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The capitalization of a fund is screened as a Category D activity for the purposes of environmental and social assessment.
Phatisa Food Fund 2 L.L.C., a Mauritius limited liability company, and a subsidiary of Phatisa Group Limited, a Mauritius limited liability partnership.
According to the company's website, Phatisa Group Limited is a leading African private equity fund manager. Established in 2005, we focus on investments across the African food value chain, plus affordable housing; whilst balancing commercial returns with impact objectives.
No project contacts available at the time of disclosure.
Phatisa Group Limited:
Address: S3-S4, 2nd Floor, Palm Square Complex, La Mivoie, Tamarin, Mauritius
Phone: +230 (0) 484 5076
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