On the back of what was a transformative 2020 for Africa’s trade and investment ecosystem, we at Orbitt have seen great success over the last 12 months. Approximately $65m of successful trade and investment transactions terms were secured through the platform. A number of these transactions are already completed, while the rest are in the final stages […]
Orbitt Member Snapshot: MFX Currency Risk Solutions
We spoke with Joseph Khalil, Director at MFX Currency Risk Solutions, a socially-oriented company that supports impact investing with tailored hedging products and risk management education. Can you tell us a bit about MFX Currency Risk Solutions? We were formed in 2009 by a group of micro-SME funds that wanted better hedging solutions so as to […]
Platform transactions process and investor criteria
The platform investor demand is for Africa-based opportunities with existing operations on the continent. The types of investment range from private equity to private debt and trade finance. Typically company revenues are in excess of $1m and the funds required are between $3m and $50m. […]
The pursuit of Africa-focused capital
Have you built your start-up company into a stable mid-size business with increasing growth opportunities? Perhaps you’d like to sell your business to release some equity and enable yourself to start doing the fun things you’ve always dreamed about.