Référence: 20190409
Date de publication: 2 août 2019

Promoteur – Intermédiaire Financier




The operation consists of an equity participation in Amethis Mena Fund II, a closed-end private equity fund targeting investments in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and Midcaps active in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The fund will be set up to make privately negotiated equity and equity-related investments without focusing on a specific industry/sector.


The fund targets EUR 150m of total commitments into local companies in need of growth financing, with the aim of building national and regional champions. Its main objective is to acquire significant minority stakes in businesses with strong growth potential. The fund manager will seek to create value through a hands-on management approach, driving the growth and profitability of investee companies and enhancing enterprise skills and governance as well as environmental and social standards.


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Montant BEI envisagé (montant approximatif)

EUR 20 million

Coût total (montant approximatif)

EUR 150 million

Aspects environnementaux

The fund's operational guidelines provide for environmental and social due diligence of investee companies according to guidelines acceptable to the EIB.

Passation des marchés

Not applicable.


Signé - 20/12/2019

Clause de non-responsabilité

Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).

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