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Vital Capital Fund Vital Capital is a $350 million, 5 Star GIIRS-rated, Impact Investment, Private Equity Fund that invests in opportunities which simultaneously enhance the quality of life of communities in rapidly developing nations, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, while delivering attractive, market-rate financial returns for investors. Vital measures its success by the achievement of tangible improvements in the quality of life of local populations and the generation of attractive, risk-adjusted returns for investors, with the objective of demonstrating there are no "trade-offs" when investing for impact.

Private Equity

OVERVIEW

Description

Working at the intersection of need, opportunity & experience, Vital implements its impact strategy, both social and financial, by investing in the key elements required to create vibrant communities - both urban and rural - in integrated & stand-alone configurations. Vital incorporates a wide range of life-changing elements which span high demand sectors including affordable housing, water, energy, education, small businesses, healthcare and social services and in rural locations, innovative agriculture solutions.

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

Provides direct investment

INVESTMENT RANGE:

10MM - 50MM

FUND SIZE:

>$100MM

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Agriculture; Clean and Green Technology; Communications / Media / ICT; Education; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation; Energy; Enterprise Development, SME; Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance; Food and Nutrition; Health; Housing, Shelter, Homelessness; Sanitation, Waste Management; Water

social vs. financial return preference

  • 3: Balanced

Types of entities

  • For Profit

providing funding for these regions

  • Subsaharan Africa

funding types

  • Equity

DEALS

ASSOCIATIONS

IA 50 2014 Manager

This company was selected as an ImpactAssets 50 2014 Manager.