16-10-2019. 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 PE House of the Year Award – Special Recognition: North Africa at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2019 (PEA Awards).
This is the third consecutive year that Mediterrania Capital Partners wins the North Africa award after receiving the same recognition in 2017 and 2018. In 2016, Mediterrania Capital Partners was presented with the Portfolio Company of the Year Award for Cash Plus, one of Mediterrania Capital’s portfolio companies.
The 2019 PEA Awards received a strong number of self-entries based on 2018 achievements, which were complemented by editorial recommendations from the Private Equity Africa team and industry data. The final winners were chosen by an independent panel of leading industry professionals which included representation from CDC, FMO, Wimmer Family Office, Mbuyu Capital Partners, Avanz Capital, 27four Investment Managers, IFC and Cebile Capital.
Albert Alsina, Mediterrania Capital Partners’ CEO and Founder, said: “Winning a PE Africa award is quite an achievement. Winning for four consecutive years, with the last three being the “PE House of the Year – North Africa” award, means a huge success. We are proud that our team efforts are being recognised by the industry and extremely pleased for the investors and African entrepreneurs who have trusted our vision and strategy over the years. These awards are a great incentive for us to continue working hard, investing wisely and focusing on the financial performance of our portfolio companies while improving their governance and social processes – doing good for the businesses and people of Africa.”
Gail Mwamba, the Awards Chair and Editor of Private Equity Africa, said: “The Winners of the 2019 Private Equity Africa Awards showcase excellent standards in deal making on the continent. The selection was difficult this year, with close runners up in a number of categories. Congratulations to Mediterrania Capital Partners and we look forward to gathering again next year.”
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 an intensely proactive, hands-on approach to implementing its growth strategy by leading the governance of the companies and driving the key internal value creation process.
Consistent with its strategy, Mediterrania Capital Partners continues to search for SMEs with an annual turnover of €20 million to €300 million and expansion strategies into North and Sub-Saharan African markets.
Mediterrania Capital Partners is a regulated financial investment manager licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) and the Financial Services Commission (FSC) in Mauritius.
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