Our approach

Investment criteria

Tana pursues investments in private companies
which operate in Africa and possess the following attributes:
  • Large, addressable and rapidly growing market
  • Minimal public sector dependency
  • Attractive industry structure with proven, profitable and sustainable business model
  • Highly scalable business with standardised and repeatable processes
  • Sustained organic growth, as well as potential for add-on acquisitions
  • Distinct competitive advantage driving strong market position
  • Talented and visionary entrepreneur/majority shareholder/management team
  • Clearly identifiable and implementable levers for value creation
  • Appropriate corporate governance

Tana takes a pragmatic approach to selecting investments and works closely with existing shareholders and management teams on optimal value creation strategies.

Tana Africa Capital