Mediterrania Capital Partners receives a “Private Equity Africa Decade Award” for its contributions to the development of the industry

At the Private Equity Africa Awards Gala in London the firm was also recognised with the “North Africa PE firm of the Year Award” and the “Portfolio Company of the Year – Innovation Award” for Akdital.

25-10-2022. Malta. 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 proud to announce that it has won a “Private Equity Africa Decade Award” for its contributions to the development of the Private Equity industry over the last decade.

At the Awards Gala celebrated in London on 20th October, the firm also received the “Private Equity Africa 2022 Award – Regional Investor: North Africa”. This is the sixth consecutive year that Mediterrania Capital Partners is recognised for its efforts and achievements in the region, after receiving the same award in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Mediterrania Capital Partners was again recognised with Akdital receiving the “Portfolio Company of the Year – Innovation Award”. Mediterrania invested in Akdital in March 2020 through its fund MC III. Today, Akdital is the largest private clinics group in Morocco with a network of 11 multidisciplinary and specialised health establishments. Employing more than 1,500 doctors, Akdital’s strong reputation is underpinned by its exceptional medical team of physicians, nurses and other professionals. The group places special emphasis on hiring the best talent and continuous training of its staff.

Albert Alsina, Founder and CEO of Mediterrania Capital Partners, said: “Receiving a PEA Decade Award and the PEA Regional Investor Award for North Africa for the sixth consecutive time confirms Mediterrania’s sustained leadership in the region. Despite the challenging environment, we continue to focus on identifying the best assets in the continent, investing well and creating value in our portfolio companies while having a positive impact on societies and the environment. These awards recognise the Mediterrania Capital Partners team’s efforts, resilience and commitment towards the region.”

Saâd Bendidi, Chairman and Partner at Mediterrania Capital Partners, said: “We are extremely pleased to have received the Portfolio Company of the Year – Innovation Award for Akdital. Since its foundation in 2011, Akdital has been at the forefront of medical technology in terms of establishments, equipment and processes digitisation, putting innovation at the core of its strategy and everyday operations. The group recently inaugurated two state-of-the-art clinics in Agadir and Tangier, widening its geographical reach to make healthcare services accessible to more people in Morocco.”

Mediterrania Capital Partners’ unique value creation model is based on a proactive and hands-on approach. Working alongside its portfolio companies, the Mediterrania team seeks to build resilient businesses that are financially solid and have the right foundations to achieve long-term growth and sustainability.

About Mediterrania Capital Partners
Founded in 2013, Mediterrania Capital Partners is a Private Equity firm focusing on growth investments in SMEs and mid-cap companies in Africa. The firm invests in consolidated and growing companies 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.

About Private Equity Africa Awards
The Private Equity Africa (PEA) Awards are the ultimate accolade recognising success in the African Private Equity industry. The final winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and nomination team.