This Trade Finance strategy is focussed on the African commodity supply chain, with emphasis on the agri space. The manager is one of the world’s leading investment managers specializing in Commodity Trade Finance and the sectors financed are primarily for the international export market with established off-takers.
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The Company is a leading vertically-integrated producer and off-season supplier of “superfruits” and vegetables. The Company is seeking to raise US$50mm or more in new capital to support strategic plans to build the industry-leading premium fruit company with a global footprint.
This female-founded Manager seeks to generate competitive financial returns PLUS positive economic, social and/or environmental impact by providing financing to Small and Medium Enterprises (“SMEs”) in very select high-growth developing economies with stable political climates and reliable legal systems. All of their borrowers map to at least one of the UN SDGs + conform to the IFC’s exclusion list + meet local and international laws and respective practices + are in compliance with local environmental, labor, health, safety and business laws +commit to identify and track various bottom-up impact metrics, as defined by the GIIN’s Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) metrics.
This female-founded manager is focused on facilitating trade finance by making short term private loans to private growth stage companies who are committed to responsible, sustainable management of their companies and to creating positive, measurable impact in their communities. The manager’s objectives are to provide current income, capital preservation and modest capital appreciation primarily through providing trade finance facilities to established, growth stage, middle market enterprises.