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About Comoé


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 potentialSMEs 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 partiesQuasi-equityinvestment such as convertible notes, mezzanine and subordinated debt without collateral requirementsPossibility 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 strategyClose role in governance (board seat), strategic and managerial supportDedicated support in financial management, growth and information managementMobilisation of external experts funded by technical assistance grants already securedLinkwith 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 developmentFacilitate 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 shareholdersSocial impacts through the creation of lasting jobs, positive impact on communities etc.Climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilienceEnvironmental impacts on biodiversity, protection against pollution risksEconomic impacts on the purchasing power of local consumption and customers (product quality)