The hands that make mistakes belong to those who work

~ African Proverb

Private Equity

MCB Equity Fund is the private equity arm of MCB Group, the largest banking institution in Mauritius and sole shareholder of the fund. The fund is managed by MCB Capital Partners, a wholly owned subsidiary of MCB Capital Markets.

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. Our investment team focuses on maximizing returns on invested capital and on developing a wide 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 in 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 MCB bank