Pearl Capital Partners, a private equity firm operating in Uganda, recently invested in snack food manufacturer Newman Foods via its Yield Uganda Investment Fund. This is the fund’s 14th investment in the Ugandan agribusiness and food sector. Jeanette Clark speaks to Wanjohi Ndagu, co-managing partner at Pearl Capital Partners, about the motivation for the investment, the potential he sees in the snacks industry and opportunities to export food products to the wider East African region.
Yield Uganda Investment Fund, an agribusiness impact vehicle, has channeled an equity investment to Newman Foods, an agro-processing company based in Kampala.
Newman Foods focuses on the production and marketing of branded consumer foods sold through retail stores in the local and regional markets, as well as the aggregation and export of fresh fruits and vegetables (FFV) to the European market.
Yield Uganda Investment Fund invests in Newman Foods Ltd, a consumer foods processing (snacks) company.
The Yield Uganda Investment Fund (Yield Fund) is pleased to announce an investment in Newman Foods Ltd, in a blend of equity and quasi-equity. This marks the Fund’s 14th investment into the Ugandan agricultural sector.
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Yield Uganda Investment Fund, an agribusiness impact investment vehicle managed by Pearl Capital Partners, has struck its second deal of the year after hacking a Ugandan agriculture supply chain firm last month. The fund, alongside Danish investor Gorm Pedersen, has invested in Ugandan pelleted animal feed processing, marketing, and distribution company Kamp.
The Yield Uganda Investment Fund has announced a Shs9.5 billion aggregate investment in Kamp Group Ltd. The blended equity and debt funding was raised through a coinvestment arrangement between Yield Uganda and Gorm Pedersen 2 Holding ApS, a Danish investor. This marks the fund’s thirteenth investment in the Ugandan SME agribusiness sector.
PRESS RELEASE: Yield Uganda Investment Fund and Gorm Pedersen Holding 2 ApS invest USD 2.6 million (UGX 9.5billion) in Kamp Group Limited.
The Yield Uganda Investment Fund is proud to announce a USD 2.6 million (UGX 9.5 billion) aggregate investment in Kamp Group Limited. This blended equity and debt funding was raised through a co-investment arrangement between Yield Uganda and Gorm Pedersen 2 Holding ApS, a Danish investor. This marks the Funds thirteenth investment in the Ugandan SME agribusiness sector.
Press Release: Yield Uganda Investment Fund invests USD 515,000 (UGX 1.814 Billion) in Enimiro, a Ugandan vertical supply chain partner.
Yield Uganda Investment Fund (Yield Fund), which is managed by Pearl Capital Partners is thrilled to announce an investment of USD 515,000 in Enimiro in a blend of equity and Cumulative Redeemable Preference Shares. This marks the Fund’s twelfth investment into the Ugandan agriculture SME sector.
UGANDA – Yield Uganda Investment Fund, an agribusiness impact vehicle managed by Pearl Capital Partners, has invested US$515,000 in Enimiro, a Ugandan farming platform that connects small-scale farmers to markets.