Latest News Agribusiness
10/01/2020 at 22h26, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud
FMO invests $7.5m in Jacqueline Novogratz’s ARAF impact fund
With its contribution to this New York-based fund, the Dutch development bank aims to support smallholder...
10/01/2020 at 08h13, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud
Dutch impact fund Veris validates its investment strategy with the sale of Ethiopian company Senselet to PepsiCo
The impact fund Veris Investments recently sold its majority shareholding in Ethiopian crisps producer...
10/01/2020 at 07h59, by Gaëlle Arenson
Karim Trad and Anis Kallel at AfricInvest to carry out Land’Or capital increase (Hatem Denguezli)
As planned, the private equity firm is upping its stake in the Tunisian cheese producer through a capital...
03/01/2020 at 17h14, by Valentin Grille
Dutch trio finances Habesha Breweries, alongside IFC
World Bank Group’s sister organisation IFC will loan €50m to Ethiopia’s Habesha Breweries, with co-funders...
20/12/2019 at 12h53, by Estelle Maussion
Ethiopia: OCP joins the race against Coca Cola and Dangote for sugar refining
The Moroccan fertilizer giant is one of about twenty companies that have expressed an interest in acquiring...
18/12/2019 at 17h25, by Valentin Grille
International Breweries Plc (AB InBev) appoints Hugo Dias Rocha as Managing Director
Following the departure of Annabelle Degroot, who is taking up a new role in Europe, the brewer has appointed...
17/12/2019 at 17h10, by Gaëlle Arenson
SIPH (SIFCA/Michelin) to raise funding of $95m after its withdrawal from Euronext
Upon completion of the delisting operation, Société Internationale de Plantation d’Hévéas (SIPH) will...
10/12/2019 at 16h14, by Jeune Afrique Business+
Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT)’s new phosphate plant “will quickly be blockaded” (Amal Environmental Protection Association, Gafsa)
After six years of delays due to a mass of post-revolution social protests, the Mdhilla 2 triple superphosphate...
02/12/2019 at 17h01, by Aurélie Benoit
Côte d’Ivoire: Dekel Agri-Vision (formerly Dekel Oil) diversifies and launches a hybrid power project ($61m)
One of Côte d’Ivoire’s leading palm oil producers in is partnering with Swiss group Green Enesys to set...
28/11/2019 at 16h41, by Jeune Afrique Business+
The Rise Fund (Mo Ibrahim, Richard Branson, Bono et al) invests in Uganda’s Pearl Dairy
The impact investment fund managed by TPG Growth closes its second transaction in the dairy produce sector....
27/11/2019 at 17h04, by Jeune Afrique Business+
Senegal: poultry feed producer Avisen invests in an abattoir
Franco-Senegalese company Avisen has invested around CFA francs 1bn ($1.65m) of equity capital to build...
27/11/2019 at 17h01, by Gaëlle Arenson
Jean Christophe Figueroa takes up the reins at Malteries Soufflet
The French agrifood group present in 19 countries with revenue of €4.8bn ($5.28bn) in 2018 has recently...
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