01-12-2021. Valletta. Mediterrania Capital Partners, the Private Equity firm based in Malta and focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the Private Equity Africa (PEA) 2021 Award “Regional Investor – North Africa”. This is the fifth consecutive year that Mediterrania Capital Partners is recognised for its efforts and achievements in the region, after receiving the PEA Regional Investor Award for North Africa in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Mediterrania Capital Partners also received the the PEA Innovation Award 2021 for its work with the Tunisian supermarket chain AZIZA, a leading food retail operator with 300+ stores across the country and over 2,700 employees. Mediterrania invested in AZIZA in July 2019 through its fund MC III.
Albert Alsina, Founder and CEO at Mediterrania Capital Partners, said: “Receiving the PEA Regional Investor Award for North Africa for the fifth consecutive time confirms Mediterrania’s undisputed leadership in the region. Despite the challenging environment caused by the pandemic, our partner companies continue to deliver exceptional results, consolidating their leadership position in the markets in which they are operating. This award is a recognition to the Mediterrania Capital Partners team effort and commitment towards the region.”
Saâd Bendidi, Chairman and Partner at Mediterrania Capital Partners, said: “The Tunisian supermarket chain AZIZA is a great example of a company operating in a traditional sector that always strives for the next level of innovation to deliver the best customer experience while focusing on social benefits as well as environmental improvements. We are extremely proud to have received the PEA Innovation Award for our work with AZIZA.”
Mediterrania Capital Partners’ unique value creation model is based on a proactive and hands-on approach. Working together with its portfolio companies, the Mediterrania team seeks to build resilient business, financially solid, and with the right foundations to achieve long-term growth and sustainability.