Norfund is the Norwegian Investment Fund for developing countries with a mandate to assist in building sustainable businesses and industries in developing countries that would not otherwise be developed because of the risk involved. Norfund accomplishes this through providing equity and other risk capital, with a mission to create jobs, improve lives and drive sustainable development.
Capital Provider Overview
Region/Countries of focus
Eastern Africa region (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia).
Sector & Ag. value chains focus
Names of select current/previous portfolio companies in the ag. space
Type of instruments
Norfund can do all instruments i.e. debt, mezzanine, convertible, equity
Ticket size range
Minimum ticket size – USD 5M; no official upper limit.
Preferred currency of investment
Mainly USD but can also invest in local currency