At NI Capital PE we adopt impact investing approach aiming to generate financial returns alongside social and environmental positive returns that are in line with Egypt’s 2030 vision.
Our aspiration is to bridge the gap between public investment and private companies by channeling excess funds from public and governmental entities into SMEs across multiple sectors to fill the missing middle in the Egyptian economy.
Our investment philosophy stems from our strong belief that SMEs are the main drivers for the sustainable growth of the Egyptian economy. Hence our primary focus is to nurture these enterprises by enabling them to have access to finance for accelerating their growth while raising their social, environmental and governance standards to ensure their organic growth even after our Exits.
Our Expertise lies in our ability to implement our investment philosophy alongside supporting the current management team while infusing the right talent to support their growth, providing access to the market, advising on innovative debt and equity financing structures as well as cross selling opportunities among our portfolio companies.
Our LPs enjoy attractive returns as well as lucrative direct co-investment opportunities in promising investee companies, in addition to achieving a sustainable growth for our portfolio companies.
Through our qualified team, we identify the promising potential spots in the market through:
- Scanning the market for potential growth companies and sectors in different growth phases, and
- Exploring the untapped areas and the gaps in the market.
- Non-bank Financial Institutions
- Media and Media Technology
- Health Care
- Growth Capital
- Venture Capital
- Deployment period: 2-3 Years
- Holding Period: 5-7 Years
- Sale to a Strategic / Financial Investor
Our Value-Added Investment Approach:
Our quasi-government structure allows us access to a strong network across different areas; governmental institutions, local technical advisors, Industry experts, legal advisors, banks, VC/PE community players.
A veteran and well experienced team bringing more than 150 years of cumulative experience across various industries in sourcing, executing, and managing transactions.
Our investments are in line with Egypt’s 2030 vision promoting:
- Job Creation
- Financial Inclusion
- Access to Finance
- Impact Investing
Ayady for Investment and Development
Our Private Equity division has been mandated as investment manager for Ayady for Investment and Development, managing its investments and ensuring that its portfolio companies are value accretive both economically and socially and in line with their investment objectives.
Total Investments: c. EGP 1BN
Portfolio Companies: 9 Companies
Sectors: 4 Sectors (Non-Banking Financial Sector, Media and Media Tech, Healthcare, Development)
Tamweely for Microfinance
Tamweely focuses on empowering small and micro business owners, youth, and female entrepreneurs to build their futures, by adopting a holistic approach of financing solutions that addresses their needs with an aim to strengthen and grow our local economies. Tamweely provides innovative microfinance solutions that promote financial inclusion, sustainability and the development of Egypt’s diverse micro and small enterprise sector in line with Egypt Vision 2030.
Tamweely aspires to become a leading company in digital financing to deliver its promise of offering compelling financing solutions to its valuable customers that align with Egypt’s strategic goal to shift towards a digital and cashless economy.
Since inception, the Company, through its wide coverage of around 140 branches covering upper Egypt and Delta, has disbursed loans amounted to EGP 8 BN to 345K+ clients of which 45% are directed to woman led businesses. Additionally, the company was able to create more than 218K direct and indirect jobs.
As part of its ESG goals, Tamweely recently launched new products to the market, among which are Green Finance, Youth Finance and Disability Finance Products, which targets untapped areas in the microfinance market.
NI Capital, Ayady, Post for Investment
Enmaa Finance Company
Enmaa Finance Company, founded in 2015, with a paid in capital of EGP 40 MN which gradually increased to reach almost EGP 200 MN. Enmaa is a financial leasing and factoring company offering a variety of Sharia’a compliant financing solutions, for both large corporates as well as small and medium enterprises across different sectors with the aim of fostering economic development and job creation.
Enmaa is one of the pioneers in the leasing market to introduce a Sharia’a compliant factoring to its services.
Enmaa’s loan portfolio is reached EGP 1.5 BN, with a wide diversification of industrial sectors to include real estate, medical, automotive, oil and gas and other sectors.
The company has taken part in supporting small and medium enterprises to overcome their financial challenges through giving access to finance which help in decreasing unemployment, creating decent job opportunities as well as empower women to join the workforce.
Ayady for Investment and Development Company , and The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD)
One Finance has been established in 2022 as a fully-fledged consumer finance platform to introduce an innovative BNPL experience through an integrated consumer financing platform that ultimately fulfills the consumer needs in “one” place. One Finance offers innovative and seamless consumer finance solutions as well as card-based solutions to tackle all the consumers’ needs.
Since launching its operations in April 2022, One Finance’s loan portfolio reached EGP 400+ MN.
Ayady, Tamweely, and Post for Investment.
Egypt Venture Capital Company (EVCC)
Established in late 2017, Egypt Venture Capital Company provides a unique investment approach, while targets distressed entities affected by the economic slowdown and instability that affected Egypt during the past period. EVCC provides financial support for distressed assets and under restructuring ventures to create value.
Tahya Misr, NIB, Ayady, Industrial Modernization Center
Ergo, Media Ventures
Established in January 2018, Ergo Media Ventures is a dynamic investment vehicle committed to transforming the media landscape in Egypt and beyond. With a primary focus on content creation, development, and distribution in both digital and traditional areas in all broadcasts, and print media.
Ergo aims to re-establish the Egyptian media and entertainment industry as a sustainable economic, social, cultural, and soft power.
Ayady for Investment and Development Company
Film Clinic Holding
Ergo has acquired a significant minority stake in Film Clinic Holding in 2021 with a target to transform the prevalent media production business model with a professional, institutionalized, end-to-end visual media production and distribution entity, modeled after globally developed studio systems.
Ergo and Others.
Future health care was established in 2018 to become one of the largest medical services management companies in Egypt and the Middle East, to build better management system medical services in Egypt.
Ayady Masr Developments (AMD)
Established in May 2016, AMD is a urban development company, focusing on underutilized government real estate assets. AMD is a founding shareholder in DFC, the 1st of its kind specialized industrial zone in Egypt that aims to capitalize on the city of Damietta’s strong furniture manufacturing capacity.
Currently, AMD is working on a social development project “Your Work at Your Village” under the auspices of the presidential initiative “Decent Life”.