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Select news about the recent activities of Sahel Capital, and its partners, clients, investors, and portfolio companies are presented below:

DGGF mulls $7m commitment to FAFIN

June 27, 2016.

The Dutch Good Growth Fund is mulling a $7 million commitment to Sahel Capital‘s Fund of Agricultural Finance in Nigeria or FAFIN. The fund, which held a $34 million close in July last year, is aiming to raise a total of $55 million to invest in equity and quasi-equity deals in growth stage SMEs in the West African country.

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Sovereign wealth fund rises to N213.674b

April 3, 2016.

According to the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority ( NSIA), operators of the country’s SWF, the growth represents a 20 per cent leap in total assets.

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FAFIN Invests in Diamond Pearls

December 18, 2015.

Sahel Capital, fund managers of Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”), is pleased to announce its investment in Diamond Pearls Agro Allied Limited, a fast growing edible oil processing company in Nigeria.

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Africa’s Unique Opportunity to Promote Inclusive Growth

July 9, 2015. Six years after the global recession began, many parts of the world are still struggling to [...] Read more

Dairy Farming in Nigeria

June 6, 2015.

FOR Muhammadu Abubakar, life is an uphill struggle. Farming in Nigeria is tricky at the best of times. Only the brave or the downright crazy would think of dealing in a perishable product like milk.

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FAFIN Set to Tackle Funding Challenge of Small-Holder SMEs Farmers

April 8, 2015. The Managing Partner of Sahel Capital, a leading fund manager and advisory firm, which is also [...] Read more

AACE Foods commissions new factory

January 22, 2015. Mezuo Nwuneli (Chairman of the Board), Otunba Bimbola Ashiru (Ogun state Hon. Commissioner of Commerce and [...] Read more

The Solution to the Global Food Crisis Just Might Come from Nigeria

March 1, 2014.

In one of West Africa’s most turbulent countries, HBS alumni entrepreneurs are harnessing the extraordinary power of subsistence farmers.
Can they kick-start a green revolution?

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Agribusiness receives boost as Sahel Capital raises $33m for investments

February 12, 2014. In one of West Africa's most turbulent countries, HBS alumni entrepreneurs are harnessing the extraordinary power [...] Read more

NSIA makes $10m commitment to FAFIN

January 30, 2014. NSIA makes a US$10M commitment to the SME focused fund for agriculture (“FAFIN”) The Nigeria Sovereign [...] Read more
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