Phatisa Holds Final Close of African Agriculture Fund at US$243 Million (Sub-Saharan Africa)
Private equity fund manager Phatisa has concluded fundraising for its African Agriculture Fund (AAF), with US$243 million in total capital commitments. The fund will target agriculture and food production in Africa. Investors in the fund include development finance institutions, government agencies, commercial banks, fund-of-funds and private investors. Phatisa has already made nine investments via AAF, and hopes to disperse 50 percent of AAF’s equity by the end of 2013.