PORTFOLIO COMPANIES


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PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

Snapper Hill Clinic (Liberia)

Health clinic which remained open and provided medical services during the Liberian Civil War of 1989-91. Also remained operational during the Ebola crisis of 2014/15. Provides numerous health services, particularly for middle- and low-income women and children

Atlas Mara (Pan-Africa)

Pan-African banking holding company listed on the LSE, operating in 8 countries across the African continent. Their operations promote financial inclusion by lending to individuals as well as to SMEs

Branch (Nigeria)

Supports microloans to customers using an algorithmic, machine-learning approach via a smartphone app. Average loan size is $22 and tenor is 36 days, Branch customers are those traditionally neglected by large financial institutions

Platinum Credit (Tanzania)

Leading micro-finance company in East Africa focused on financial inclusion via loans to SMEs and individuals

Express (Nigeria)

Pharmacies and healthcare clinics serving middle- and low-income with reliable and verified medicines across Lagos. TLG’s partnership with Express is aimed at curbing fake drugs which have been rampant in Nigeria

MyBucks (Pan-Africa)

Fintech company which embraces technology as a means to provide financial products and services to the middle- and low-income customer segment, predominantly in high-growth emerging markets. Opened the world’s first branch at Dzaleka refugee camp in April 2018 in partnership with the UN

Grace Lake Partners (Nigeria)

Holding company in partnership with JCDecaux Paris (€5.6Bn market cap, global street furniture and advertising company), well positioned to become the largest advertising company in Nigeria. Builds and maintains free bus stops and public self-cleaning toilets along Lagos’ main commuter routes

Broadband Homes (Ghana)

Ghana’s first Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) Provider

EXITED DEALS

Vero Foods (Uganda, exited 2016)

Producer, processor and supplier of quality foods and beverages

Iroko Securities (United Kingdom, exited 2014)

Africa focused fixed income securities firm, providing capital to a broad range of sovereign, quasi-sovereign and local financial institutions based in Africa

Emvest (Southern Africa, exited 2013)

Diversified agricultural investment company in sub-Saharan Africa that embraces innovative techniques to revolutionize traditional farming processes

Metafoam (Rwanda, exited 2019)

Manufactures mattresses and sheet metals, with huge demand from middle- and low-income earners in Rwanda