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Egypt: major institutional investment in the Lorax SME PE fund ($250 million)

Egypt: major institutional investment in the Lorax SME PE fund ($250 million)

The EBRD, EIB and IFC are to invest almost $100m in the SME-focused fund managed by U.S. firm Lorax Capital Partners. The fund has a target size of $250m.

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            ▪ Egypt: major institutional investment in the Lorax SME PE fund ($250 million)

▪ The EBRD, EIB and IFC are to invest almost $100m in the SME-focused fund managed by U.S. firm Lorax Capital Partners. The fund has a target size of $250m.

http://www.jeuneafriquebusinessplus.com/en/800648/egypt-major-institutional-investment-in-the-lorax-sme-pe-fund-250-million/

20/11/2019 at 11h03, by Jeune Afrique Business+, updated 21/11/2019

Set up in 2015 and run by Ashraf Zaki, a former executive at Morgan Stanley, fund manager Lorax will receive significant backing for its future Lorax Capital Partners Fund II. The fund aims to raise a total of $250m and will make equity and quasi-equity investments in Egyptian SMEs and mid-cap companies.

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