Overview of Investor

Phatisa is a leading African private equity fund manager.focused on investments across the African food value chain, plus affordable housing; whilst balancing commercial returns with impact objectives.

Established in 2005, the firm focusses on investments across the African food value chain, plus affordable housing; whilst balancing commercial returns with impact objectives. Phatisa has three funds under management, totalling more than US$ 400 million, managed by a team of over 35 dedicated staff with a proven track record of managing private equity funds and commercial businesses throughout the continent. We speak ~30 languages and represent 11 nationalities. Phatisa is committed to the principle of 'and' – as opposed to 'or'. Meaning, the firm focusses on delivering impact & returns. Planet & profits. Growth & responsibility. As a core tenet, the firm believes that financial performance and impact are mutually exclusive – rather, mutually beneficial. And is driven by a passion to positively impact the lives & livelihoods of African people. Phatisa achieves this ambition by investing into the food value chain and affordable housing - to create inclusive businesses that maintain their commercial focus while addressing societal & environmental challenges.

Type of investor
Private Equity
Sector/s of Interest
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Human health and social work activities
FoodTech and Food Science
Country/s of interest
South Africa