Rising early makes the road short.

~ African Proverb

Private Equity

MCB Equity Fund is an evergreen fund that focuses on co-investment opportunities in Africa

MCB Equity Fund is the private equity arm of MCB Group, the largest banking institution in Mauritius and sole shareholder of the fund. An evergreen fund with a committed capital of USD 100 million, MCB Equity Fund provides equity and quasi equity to established and fast growing businesses across Africa. The fund is managed by MCB Capital Partners, a wholly owned subsidiary of MCB Capital Markets. Our investment team focuses on maximizing returns on invested capital and developing a network of like-minded investors. We take minority stakes alongside a range of international partners, including Development Financial Institutions, family offices, private equity firms and corporates, and work with them in identifying attractive investment opportunities and creating value.

Key features of our strategy

Equity and quasi equity
Co-investment alongside experienced investors
Minority stakes
Country and sector agnostic
Flexible investment horizon
Average investment of USD 5m per transaction

Why us?

  • Swift decision-making process
  • Strong deal pipeline
  • Broad network of partners in Africa
  • Patient capital with no definite exit timeframe
  • Access to senior debt through our bank