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Economy & Business

Zambia Update 2022: COVID-19, Russia, Climate Change, and Debt Restructuring

Our Director of Global Capital and Strategy at FCA Corp, Tom Koch, recently spoke with the Zambian Minister of Finance and Planning. Here is his synopsis and link to the discussion: I recently had the opportunity to speak with the Hon. Dr. Situmbeko Musokotwane, the Zambian Minister of Finance and Planning during an event hosted Read more...

Economy & Business

How to Think About Nigeria: Recommendations for the Biden Administration

Nigeria is the single most important strategic partner for the United States in sub-Saharan Africa.” This quote from the US State Department’s 2018 Integrated Country Strategy (ICS) sums up quite well how Washington officially views Abuja. But sometimes “official policy” can differ quite substantially from what ends up being executed on the ground. With President Read more...

Economy & Business

FCA Corp Invests in Electric Motorcycles That Could Give African Companies a Competitive Advantage

FCA Corp’s African private equity fund Africap LLC, continues its leadership in African private equity through an investment in Sanguo Ventures Limited (SGV), a Malawi-based developer of electric motorcycles. Incorporated in Malawi in 2017, SGV is the first electric motorcycle manufacturer on the African continent. Its first production model, the MM125 motorcycle, has provided African Read more...

Economy & Business

Africa Pushes Back on the Developed Countries Energy Solution

Through decades of direct investment, participatory business consulting, and our Africa mutual fund, our investment advisory firm FCA Corp has developed dedicated research and ongoing analysis on the African continent. There are key events in the development of the emerging African economies and their growing consumerism that we find important enough to spotlight and critique. Read more...

Investment

Africap LLC, an FCA Corp advised entity, announced its direct investment into Rosslyn Grove in Nairobi, Kenya

Africap LLC, an FCA Corp advised entity, announced its direct investment into Rosslyn Grove, a sustainable diplomatic housing project in Nairobi, Kenya. The investment is a joint venture with Verdant Ventures, a U.S.-based international real estate development company and Gateway Real Estate Africa, a Mauritius-based real estate development company. Rosslyn Grove is a 90-unit diplomatic Read more...

Economy & Business

IRS extends April 15 and other upcoming deadlines, provides other tax relief for victims of Texas winter storms

Original article was posted on the IRS website and can be found here. WASHINGTON – Victims of this month’s winter storms in Texas will have until June 15, 2021, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Following The recent disaster declaration issued by the Read more...

Economy & Business

Africap LLC, an FCA Corp advised entity, announced its investment into Liberia Merchant Capital

HOUSTON, TEXAS & MONROVIA, LIBERIA- Africap LLC, an FCA Corp advised entity, announced its investment into Liberia Merchant Capital (“Liberia Merchant Capital”, “LMC”, or the “Company”), a startup financial institution in Monrovia, Liberia. The investment is a joint-venture with Trans-Africa Holdings, incorporated in 1996 with the objective of building an Africa-wide network of specialized financial Read more...

Economy & Business

Fortesa International is continuing to build a foundation for Senegal’s emergence as an energy player.

The following article, recently published on Africa Oil & Power, features information about Fortesa International, is a portfolio company of Africap LLC. Published: January 15, 2021 Senegal is the hotspot for energy investment in West Africa right now, owing to a string of huge offshore hydrocarbons discoveries since 2014 (as well as its compelling renewables Read more...

Press Release

Africap LLC, an FCA Corp affiliate, completes financing for Zambian CPG manufacturer.

HOUSTON, TEXAS & LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA- Africap LLC, an FCA Corp affiliate, announced its investment into Victoria Brands (“Victoria Brands”, or the “Company”), a Livingstone, Zambia-based manufacturer of white-label food items. Victoria Brands Ltd flagship brand, Victoria 1855, is named after the majestic Victoria Falls which were first shown to David Livingstone in 1855 by the Read more...