Advisory

Katembo Group is sourcing transactions to equity and credit firms in Sub Sahara Africa by acting as a point of contact between the borrowers and the firms.

We introduce various project across the continent to investment firms seeking for companies involved in the intra-African trade and export development / manufacturing. Many governments have also benefited from our services, using our expertise to structure their public private partnership projects.

The following are the criteria on our checklist:

  1. GROWTH: Company that has already demonstrated and achieved notable growth and (‘mid-market player’) looks to jump onto next scale;
  2. TURN OVER : > $10mUSD
  3. EBITDA : > $1,5mUSD.
  4. SUSTAINABLE INDEBTEDNESS: Debt should be kept Under reasonable position to enable anticipating a reasonable levels post-financing; Debt to Equity Ratio : 3,5x (Equal or smaller).
  5. LIQUIDITY: The candidate company must display a satisfactory liquidity degree : Though the liquidity Indicator, deemed to be healthy is usually depending on regarded sector (trade-financing or Banking holding opposite ratio as opposed to direct investment), in any case current assets must significantly exceed liability, to provide relevant working capital.
  6. PROFITABILITY: The selected company should have had at least 2 profitable years out of the 3 last years to meet the ultimate MRAC for standing best chances to reach a successful financing application.

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Investment criteria

Katembo Group, in collaboration with its financial partners, is committed to supporting African companies to integrate into this new Africa by facilitating access to financing for projects with a scalable potential with impact on development.

Due Diligence Services

Katembo Group’s due diligence services assess the benefits and the liabilities of a proposed acquisition by inquiring into all relevant aspects of the past, present, and predictable future of the business to be acquired by its clients.