« Ce fonds privé qui fait grandir les PME africaines » : An article from Anne Cheyvialle on I&P for Le Figaro
In this article from Le Figaro, Anne Cheyvialle describes the rise of the Burkinabe agricultural processing company Agroserv, now the leading player in the maize value chain in Burkina Faso and on its way to becoming one of the most important players in West Africa, and how I&P, through its various financing and support vehicles, has contributed to this growth.
Sophie Ménager, director of I&P Acceleration in Sahel and coordinator of association I&P Entrepreneurs and Development (IPED), gave an interview to Jeune Afrique to explain the vocation and the first results of the program.
Jean-Michel Severino, CEO of Investisseurs & Partenaires, discusses the major challenges facing the African continent in an interview for the blog Ideas for Development (ID4D), coordinated by the French Development Agency. These challenges and opportunities, which are absolutely unprecedented, require a rethinking of the traditional approach to the continent's development: "Africa alone can define its destiny"
Disrupt Africa recently published an interview of Hugues Vincent-Genod, Investment Officer at I&P. He presents I&P's investment thesis and the project IPDEV 2, consisting in launching ten investment funds in ten African countries.
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Emilie Debled, Public Relations and Business Development Director at I&P, was interviewed by the platform Inclusive Business Accelerator (IBA).
Jean-Michel Severino, President of Investisseurs & Partenaires since 2011, is interviewed by Samir Abdelkrim (Le Monde Afrique) to present to fund IPDEV2.
Conceived as an incubator and sponsor of African funds, IPDEV2 has recently announced its first closing at 9.5 million euros.
El Pais Semanal, the weekly supplement of the Spanish newspaper El Pais publishes a 8-pages portfolio of the projet Small is Powerful.