Investment Parameters

Uqalo has US$30m initial capital for direct investments in consumer products companies in sub-Saharan Africa

Investment Parameters

  • – Equity and convertible debt

  • – Early stage through to mature businesses

  • – Targeting the emerging African consumer

  • – US$2m-US$5m per investment

  • – Minority investments

  • Sole investor in small to medium businesses

  • Co-investor alongside other investors in larger businesses

  • – 5-year investment horizon

  • Country Focus
  • Product Focus
  • Business Focus
Sub Saharan Africa excluding French West Africa with a particular emphasis on
  • - Nigeria
  • - Ghana
  • - East African Community
  • - Ethiopia
  • countries
    • Fabric and Clothing

    • Fabric and Clothing
    • Food and Beverages

    • Food and Beverages
    • Home and Personal Care
    • Home and Personal Care

    • General Merchandise
    • General Merchandise

    • Manufacturing

    • Manufacturing
    • Logistics & Distribution

    • Logistics & Distribution
    • Wholesaling
    • Wholesaling, Retailing
      & Ecommerce 

    • Brands
    • Brands