25-11-2020. Mediterrania Capital Partners, the Private Equity firm 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) 2020 Award “Regional Investor – North Africa”.
This is the fourth consecutive year that Mediterrania Capital Partners is recognised for its efforts and achievements in the region, after receiving the PEA North Africa award in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
In their 9th edition, the PEA Awards are the ultimate accolade of success in the African Private Equity industry. This year, the final winners were chosen by an independent panel of 20 judges, including representatives from CDC, DEG, EBRD, IFC, Wimmer Family Office, Mbuyu Capital Partners, 27four Investment Managers and Family Office Data Alliance.
Saâd Bendidi, Chairman and Partner at Mediterrania Capital Partners, said: “Receiving the PEA Award for North Africa for the fourth consecutive time confirms our undisputed leadership in the region. Constantly driving performance is only possible with a high-quality team such as Mediterrania Capital Partners. We have excellent professionals who work hard and have the right purpose. This award recognises the strong commitment and extraordinary knowledge of each member of our team.”
Gail Mwamba, the Awards Chair and Editor at PEA, said: “The PEA 2020 Awards have again showcased excellent industry players that go the extra mile to continue to build the industry despite difficult circumstances. This year’s awards have seen a considerable broadening of industry participation, also evidenced by the number of first-time winners and close contenders in each category. Congratulations to Mediterrania Capital Partners for this great achievement.”
All the PEA 2020 Awards winners will be presented with their trophies at the 10th Annual PEA Awards Gala Dinner to be hosted in London in 2021.
About Mediterrania Capital Partners
Mediterrania Capital Partners (www.mcapitalp.com) is a private equity firm focusing on African and mainly North African growth investments in SMEs and mid-cap companies.
Headquartered in Malta and with offices in Abidjan, Algiers, Barcelona, Cairo and Casablanca, Mediterrania Capital Partners takes a proactive, hands-on approach to implementing the growth strategy of its portfolio companies by driving the Value Creation and ESG processes. Today, the group companies and portfolio companies of Mediterrania Capital Partners deliver over €1.5 billion in annual revenues and employ more than 20,000 people in Africa.
In 2019 Mediterrania Capital Partners was granted an AIFM (Alternative Investment Fund Manager) Licence under the Directive 2011/61/EU by the MFSA (Malta Financial Services Authority). This licence requires fund managers to comply with a stringent regulatory and supervisory framework that includes strong governance 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.
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