The Silk Private Equity food fund pursues direct equity investments in the consumer market throughout Africa We focus mainly on food and beverage though will also retain the scope to look at other consumer investments.
We mostly operate in the countries that have large populations for the simple reason that these are the places with the biggest opportunity set. There is also a direct relationship between the number of people in a country and the size of its economy.
Our focus is on businesses that offer value added food products to the consumer market. Our investment strategy typically targets scalable food and beverage companies and retail outlets.