Project detail - TAKURA II FEEDER.


Status: Approved investment
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Who is our customer

Takura II is a generalist private equity fund making investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises in Zimbabwe and, opportunistically, in pre-/transition economies of Southern Africa.

What is our funding objective?

The fund expects to make 10-15 investments between US$3-7.5 million in various sectors with a special focus on agri-business/processing, fast moving consumer goods, ICT, health/pharmaceuticals, mining services and tourism. In addition to providing capital, the fund will also provide valuable intellectual capital, particularly in finance and reporting, as well as environmental, social and governance frameworks.

Why do we fund this investment?

The investment has high development impact, supporting a first-time fund manager in a frontier market, making investments in small- and medium-sized enterprises that will in turn create jobs, prosperity and government revenue. FMO plays a specific role in supporting the fund’s environmental and social management system and striving for best practices in environmental, social and governance matters.

Infrastructure, Manufacturing and Services
Effective date
Total FMO financing
USD 11.25 MLN
Risk categorization on environmental and social impacts, A = high risk, B+ = medium high risk, B = medium risk, C = low risk Environmental & Social Category
(A, B+, B or C)