About us

First Mutual provides debt and equity to microfinance institutions in Ghana

First Mutual Capital is a limited liability company that is registered with the Registrar General in Ghana.

 

First Mutual provides debt and equity to microfinance institutions in Ghana

 

What We Do

 

We leverage our human and financial resources to provide operational and strategic support to our portfolio companies with the primary aim of unlocking the intrinsic value of this portfolio companies.

 

We are committed to supporting microfinance institutions in Ghana.

To be the investment partner of choice for institutions seeking to invest in microfinance institutions in Ghana.

To be a catalyst for economic development by providing business and financial support to microfinance institutions in Ghana, and deliver superior risk adjusted returns to our stakeholders.

Who We Are

 

First Mutual Capital facilitates access to capital for businesses to scale, innovate, and deliver deep social and environmental impact. We are registered with the Registrar General in Ghana, but our focus is on the English speaking countries in Africa. We call these countries the frontier countries for social investment transformation. We work with developmental financial institutions, social investors, and private sector organisations.

 

Our History

 

First Mutual Capital was carved out from LakeDale Capital to focus specifically on the English speaking countries in Africa. Our focus is to accelerate the development of local and international capital markets for the benefit of businesses delivering deep social and environmental impact.

 

We are committed to delivering best-in-class investment services that unlock the capital needed to fuel the rapid and sustainable growth of businesses committed to positively impacting the lives of low-income populations is possible.

Strategic Investments

 

Instead of being a market actor that steps in to just fill in the funding gap, we are structured to facilitate initiatives that enhance financial inclusion.

 

Our Core Values

 

Impact – We are committed to mobilizing capital for businesses that deliver sustainable, scalable social impact. We see what we do as having the ability to elevate the base of the economic pyramid and to eliminate the poverty penalty.

 

Excellence – We hope it goes without saying but we want to reiterate our commitment to high- quality best-in-class work.

 

Innovation – We know we’re in a game changing industry that has the ability to level the playing field and build an ecosystem that’s beneficial to all. We are constantly seeking solutions for our clients that enable access to capital to fuel their businesses and social impact. We envision a market that allocates capital taking into consideration its impact and not only risk and return.

 

Sectoral Focus

  • Microfinance and Financial Inclusion
  • Micro- Insurance
  • Enterprise Development
  • Renewable Energy
  • Argic Enterprise and Value Chain
  • Health
  • Education Finance
  • Digital Finance
  • Investment in Women Owned Business
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