Catalyst Principal Partners

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Catalyst Fund 1 is a USD125 million Eastern Africa focused private equity fund that invests in emerging and mid-sized companies with strong growth and profitability prospects, in alignment with experienced management teams. In 2016, Catalyst launched a successor fund, Catalyst Fund II with USD 155 million of funds under management, building on its Fund I strategy with enhanced value-add capacity.

Capital Provider Overview

Region/Countries of focus

Eastern Africa
Sector & Ag. value chains focus
Value addition/ processing
Investment criteria

Names of select current/previous portfolio companies in the ag. space


Type of instruments

Equity and quasi-equity instruments

Ticket size range

USD 5M – 22M
Preferred currency of investment
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