Be Bold, Be Change

KZ Noir has closed a $1.2 million convertible debt investment with Acumen.

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The Kaizen Approach

A focus on consumer-facing businesses

FMCG • RETAIL • AGRIBUSINESS • LIGHT MANUFACTURING • RETAIL FINANCIAL SERVICES

Across sub-Saharan Africa with five priority countries

COTE D'IVOIRE • GHANA • KENYA • NIGERIA • RWANDA

A target investment size of $3-8m

EQUITY • DEBT • MEZZANINE

KAIZEN HAS POSITIONED ITSELF FOR SUCCESS IN THE SME SPACE

The Kaizen Advantage

Data Driven

Deep deal analysis according to clearly defined criteria.

People

A passionate, locally-based team with extensive deal experience and a multidisciplinary background.

Investment Team

Hands-on Management

KVP commits time and resources to managing its portfolio companies.

Impact

We believe that financial returns go hand in hand with developmental impact.

Synergies

Knowledge and contact sharing: across companies, across Africa, and globally.

Investment Catalyst

KVP can act as a catalyst for other investors using IFC DARP facility of $20mm.