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|| Johannesburg-based investment firm on Middle East road show

evicapital.jpgEVI Capital Partners, the Johannesburg-based private equity firm focusing on sub-Saharan Africa and the MENA region, is currently on road shows in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Riyadh.

The firm, which also has offices in Dubai and London, has launched a $400 million buyout fund and $400 million mezzanine fund across the MENA region and sub-Saharan Africa and aims for funds final closing in the third quarter of this year.

Their full release follows

EVI Capital Partners aims for a final closing of its Buyout and Mezzanine Fund in the third quarter of this year.

Speaking from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Zola Fihlani, Managing Partner of EVI Capital Partners said “We are very pleased with the strong appetite and support that we are receiving from the wider investor community. We can attribute this success to the appealing nature of our Funds and more importantly to the professionalism demonstrated by our management team”.

The team is working hard and we have no doubt that we will achieve our targeted close by third quarter of this year, he added.

The team is currently on road shows in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Riyadh. “As we have indicated before, we are currently seeing a lot of attractive opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa and the MENA region and we strongly believe that these two funds will be fully invested within two to three years. Our investment strategy is also very clear on that”.

EVI Capital Partners is an investment holding company and private equity firm focusing on sub-Saharan Africa and the MENA region. The firm is headquartered in Johannesburg with offices in Dubai and London. The team comprises of experienced professionals who have worked on numerous transactions in the MENA region as well as in sub-Saharan Africa.

The firm has recently launched a US$400m buyout fund and a US$400m mezzanine fund for various investments across the MENA region and sub-Saharan Africa. The investment strategy includes medium to large sized transactions in the resources, energy, real estate, infrastructure and other sectors of the economy.



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