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Impact Case Studies

Case Study: Luanda Medical Center

Case Study: Luanda Medical Center

Seeing a gap in the Angolan market for affordable, high-quality healthcare, Vital Capital chose to make a greenfield investment in 2012—initiating, implementing and overseeing the creation of...
Case Study: EM3 AgriServices Pvt. Ltd.

Case Study: EM3 AgriServices Pvt. Ltd.

Although India is a long-standing agrarian society—boasting the world’s second largest cultivable land base with approximately 90 million households directly engaged in agriculture—the...
Case Study: The Eranove Group

Case Study: The Eranove Group

Emerging Capital Partners, was chosen one of three finalists in the EMPEA Institute’s 2017 Sustainability & Operational Excellence Challenge for its management of Eranove, a leading African...
Case Study: Umeme Company Limited

Case Study: Umeme Company Limited

Since Actis’ investment in Umeme, customer connections have more than doubled (from 355,000 in 2009 to 794,000 in 2015). Electricity line losses have been reduced from 35% in 2009 to 19.5% in 2015,...
Case Study: Koba International Group S.A.

Case Study: Koba International Group S.A.

At the time of Abraaj’s investment, Koba had 184 employees; as of August 2016, the company had created over 5,400 formal jobs, of which 49% have been filled by women. Koba has also helped generate...
Case Study: Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd.

Case Study: Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd.

Recycled fiber has traditionally been sold as a cheaper alternative to virgin grade products; however, MCap believed that it should actually be sold at a premium given its value to the environment.
Sustainability and Operational Excellence Challenge 2016

Sustainability and Operational Excellence Challenge 2016

The EMPEA Institute released three Impact Case Studies from the finalists of the 2016 Sustainability and Operational Excellence Challenge:  Ganesha Ecosphere Ltd., a PET bottle waste...
Impact Case Study: Main One Cable Company

Impact Case Study: Main One Cable Company

In 2009, Harith invested US$30 million for a 25% stake in Main One Cable Company.  Company Headquarters: Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Burkina Faso, Togo Business focus: Infrastructure  
Impact Case Study: Helios Towers Africa

Impact Case Study: Helios Towers Africa

In 2009, Helios Investment Partners led a consortium of investors in the formation of Helios Towers Africa. Company Headquarters: Ghana, Tanzania, DRC Business...
Impact Case Study: Express Life Insurance Company Ltd.

Impact Case Study: Express Life Insurance Company Ltd.

In May 2013, Leapfrog invested US$5.5 million in Express Life Insurance Company Ltd. for a majority stake in the company. Company Headquarters: Ghana Business...
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