AVCA has appointed six key industry leaders to its board of directors
01-08-2022. Malta. Mediterrania Capital Partners, a Private Equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North Africa and Sub-Saharan countries, announces that Albert Alsina, Founder and CEO of Mediterrania Capital Partners, has been appointed member of the Board of Directors of AVCA (African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association).
The AVCA Board plays a key role in the oversight, governance and strategic direction of the association – the new directors will therefore continue to strengthen AVCA’s execution of its ongoing strategy as a market-shaping industry association, driving the promotion and advocacy of private capital in Africa.
The new Board members are Albert Alsina, Founder and CEO, Mediterrania Capital Partners; Patrice Backer, Partner & CIO, AFIG Funds; Mezuo Nwuneli, Managing Partner, Sahel Capital; Karima Ola, Partner, LeapFrog Investments; Jacop Rentschler, co-founder & managing Partner, Zoscales Partners; and Ann Wyman, Senior Partner, AfricInvest.
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The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) is the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa.
With a global and growing member base, AVCA members span private equity and venture capital firms, institutional investors, foundations and endowments, pension funds, international development finance institutions, professional service firms, academia, and other associations.
This diverse membership is united by a common purpose: to be part of the Africa growth story.
About Mediterrania Capital Partners
Founded in 2013, Mediterrania Capital Partners is a dedicated Private Equity firm focusing on growth investments in SMEs and mid-cap companies in Africa with an annual turnover of €20 million to €300 million and expansion strategies into North and Sub-Saharan African markets.
Headquartered in Valletta and with offices in Abidjan, Algiers, Barcelona, Cairo and Casablanca, the company takes a proactive, hands-on approach to implementing the growth strategy of its portfolio companies by driving their Value Creation and ESG processes.
Mediterrania Capital Partners is a regulated financial investment manager licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in Mauritius and the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) in Spain.