OUR PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS
The JCS team has established a strong reputation in the sector co-managing rural economic development funds and two private equity microfinance investment vehicles with a total committed capital of around $15 million.
In 2006 JCS Investment was appointed the fund manager of Activity Venture Finance Company Ltd which is the first venture capital fund established by the Ghanaian government under the Venture Capital Trust Fund. This was a US$10m SME fund and as the fund manager for the first fund JCS played key roles in establishing the key processes and systems to SME’s. The fund provided equity and quasi-equity financing for SME’s in fruit processing, poultry farming, education, Savings & Loan Company, etc. around the country.
JCS partnered with Goodwell West Africa Microfinance Development Company (GWAMDC) in 2009 to make ground breaking investments in the microfinance sector (rural banks and savings & loans companies) in Ghana. The vehicle made 3 investments in the Ghanaian financial sector, successfully exiting two of these investments