Fanisi Capital Fund II LLC (IFC-38752)

  • Kenya
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
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Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jul 17, 2017
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  • Finance
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 7.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 75.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Jan 11, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Oct 3, 2016

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Project Description
The project proposes an IFC equity investment of up to $7.5 million, not to exceed 20% of total committed capital, in Fanisi Capital Fund II LLC (the &#8220;Fund&#8221;), a 10 year closed-end SME Ventures fund targeting growth oriented SMEs in East Africa. <br><br>The Fund will have a generalist strategy investing in four East African countries - Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda &#8211; targeting SMEs in the following four sectors: Agribusiness, Retail Consumer (FMCG), Healthcare and Education.
Investment Description

Contact Information
Ayisi Makatiani, Managing Partner Fanisi Capital Limited 4th Floor Arlington Block 14 Riverside Drive PO Box 66162 – 00800, Westlands Nairobi, Kenya. Tel: +254 20 420 7000 Fax: +254 20 Email: Web: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF IFC The Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an IFC or MIGA- financed project. If you submit a complaint to the CAO, they may assist you in resolving a dispute with the company and/or investigate to assess whether the IFC is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. If you want to submit a complaint electronically, you can email the CAO at You can learn more about the CAO and how to file a complaint at