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CEDA Venture Capital Fund

  • 10 year life
  • Invests for a period of 3 to 7 years
  • To finance citizen-owned companies or joint-ventures with foreign investors
  • General fund, therefore not industry or sector specific
  • Non-stage specific, therefore will invest in:

    a)      Greenfield projects

    b)      Early-stage projects

    c)      Established companies needing capital to expand

    d)      Mergers and Acquisitions

    e)      Turnarounds

    f)       Management buy-outs and buy-ins

 

  • Focussed on investment activities in Botswana
     
 

Objectives of Fund

  • To provide risk capital by way of equity and / or quasi-equity and other debt instruments to private companies in Botswana
  • To contribute to broadening of economic base away from traditional productive sectors such as mining and agriculture.
  • To facilitate citizen economic empowerment.
  • To achieve commercial returns for CEDA