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Selective investments into Ivorian SMEs with high growth potential

  • Formalize dearly and growth stage SMEs in all sectors with high-quality entrepreneurial teams that have a strong competitive advantage, growth and impact potential
  • SMEs with equity capital needs between €30,000 and €450,000 but currently too young or too small for traditional investment funds


Tailored financing instruments

  • Equity investment as minority shareholder with an exit horizon of 4 to 7 years and possible exits through buyout by the promoter or third parties
  • Quasi-equityinvestment such as convertible notes, mezzanine and subordinated debt without collateral requirements

  • Possibility of follow-on capital when necessary and facilitation of third party fundraising

Strong management support and technical assistance

  • In-depth support before investing through building of the business strategy

  • Close role in governance (board seat), strategic and managerial support

  • Dedicated support in financial management, growth and information management

  • Mobilisation of external experts funded by technical assistance grants already secured

  • Linkwith national, regional and international ecosystem: banks, investors, clients, etc.

Vision

Thevision of Comoé Capital is to support the development of a dynamic network of sustainable local SMEs and to promote entrepreneurship in Cote d’Ivoire.

Missions
  • Provide long-term financing to SMEs with strong growth potential by strengthening their capital to share the risks and benefits 
  • Deliver managerial and technical assistance to SMEs to accelerate their development

  • Facilitate local support to SME promoters in the formalization of their business and the gradual implementation of environmental, social and governance(ESG) good practices



Objectives
  • Economic return for shareholders

  • Social impacts through the creation of lasting jobs, positive impact on communities etc.

  • Climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience

  • Environmental impacts on biodiversity, protection against pollution risks

  • Economic impacts on the purchasing power of local consumption and customers (product quality)