Data & Intelligence

Impact Case Study: Olam

AIF Capital held 14.5% at entry in 2002

Company headquarters: Singapore
Business focus: Agricultural commodities
Revenue: US$10.5 billion
Employees: 14,600


  • Private equity support helped to prepare Olam for IPO, achieved in February 2005
  • AIF Capital actively supported Olam company policy of differentiation through customized solutions to ensure sustained growth when scaling the business
  • Net profit grown over 14 times since AIF Capital’s initial investment
  • AIF Capital assisted Olam’s sustainability initiatives in emerging markets
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