Africa–at the Heart of our Strategy
Leading public and private institutions from the Middle East and Asia (in particular India and China) have been increasing their direct investment into Africa. The volume of investment from these new partners has now surpassed that of historical partners.
MFC’s track record and experience in Africa differentiates us from our regional and international competitors and allows us to originate and execute investments with superior risk adjusted returns. The MFC leadership team has successfully executed transactions in most African countries and has an exceptional understanding of the African investment environment and an excellent network of contacts on the continent and globally, in addition to a rigorous investment discipline gained from extensive private equity and credit experience in developed and emerging markets.
The GCC and Dubai have become an important financial and business center. MFC has chosen to establish its headquarters in Dubai to meet global standards and co-invest with the region’s investors who are seeking to expand throughout the region and beyond.
The UAE has become one of Africa’s leading investment and trading partners. Having our headquarters in the UAE provides us with significant comparative advantages in originating and executing our investment strategy in Africa.
The increasing appetite from Asian investors in Africa has provided MFC with a unique opportunity to serve as a conduit to Africa, leveraging its track record, expertise, experience, and relationships in Africa.
Our Team is comprised of people who have lived in this region, and who also possess significant international experience and have a proven track record in executing complex transactions across Asia and with Asia co-investors in a global basis.