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Verdant Capital Limited
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Verdant Capital Limited
Founding year: 
2013
Country: 
Mauritius
Total number of staff: 
410
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 50 and 70%
Type of organisation: 
For profit
 
Consultants and support services (such as rating, IT or law firms)
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Edmund (Ed) Higenbottam
Address: 
3rd Floor, Tower A, 1 Cybercity,
72201
Ebene
Mauritius
Phone: 
+27 10 140 3700
Fax: 
+230 67 0155
Organisation summary
Mission: 

Verdant Capital is a boutique investment bank, operating on a pan-African basis.  Verdant Capital provides M&A advisory and capital raising services, operating in two segments:  (i) Financial Services (NBFIs / MFIs / Non-Traditional Banks and FinTech) and (ii) Corporate Finance (mainly Agri-Business and Renewable Power).

Type of intervention: 
  • Equity
  • Loans
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Areas of intervention: 
  • Macro level: Due diligence, advice on capital raising, capital raising
  • Intermediate level: Rural finance, Value chain development, Microfinance investment vehicules, Environmental microfinance, Urban finance
  • Micro level: Interventions focused on individual MF practitioners, Ratings and external audits, Strategic planning
  • Other themes: Due diligence, advice on capital raising, capital raising
Main competences: 

Due diligence, advice on preparation for and structuring of capital raising.

Capital raising

Please indicate any innovations in your microfinance program planned for the coming year: 

In 2017 we expect to complete SEVEN financings for NBFIs we are currently working with, raising in aggregate around USD 150 M.

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