Welcome To Pearl Capital Partners


We are a specialist agriculture investment firm that has been investing in small and medium sized East African agribusinesses since 2006. Our investments generate financial returns for our investors while creating significant social impact. Our success is derived from working with ambitious management teams, providing supportive investment structures and specialist expertise that create high-growth agribusinesses.

Our investments strengthen agricultural sub-sectors and use smallholder farmer networks to generate significant income for millions of families across East Africa. The byproduct of this growth is that it creates financial returns for us and our investors.

Our Funds

Yield Uganda Investment Fund

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PCP Uganda is raising a €25 million fund to invest in Small & Growing Agribusinesses positioned in agricultural supply chains in Uganda.
Yield Uganda Investment Fund will be anchored by €10 million of initial funding from the European Union, providing first loss protection to equity investors. Financial returns will be matched with explicit and measurable social impact targets.

African Agricultural Capital Fund (AACF)

AACF’s investors are the Rockefeller Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, JP Morgan Chase Social Finance and USAID. The investors have collectively invested US$25 million for the fund plus a technical assistance facility of US$1.5 million from USAID. AACF invests in high growth business in the agricultural value chains in East Africa. AACF has invested in 8 businesses in Uganda, Kenya and Malawi.

African Seed Investment Fund (ASIF)

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) is the sole investor in ASIF where it invested US$12 million. ASIF’s mandate is to provide affordable risk capital to seed companies to improve the delivery of quality certified seed to smallholder farmers. ASIF invests in qualifying business in eight countries namely Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Malawi and Zambia. ASIF is now fully invested with 13 investees across the East and Southern African region.

African Agricultural Capital (AAC)

AAC was established as an investment company in 2005 with the following investors: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation and Volksvermogen NV, a Belgian investor. The investors collectively invested US$9 million in AAC.
AAC invested in high-growth SMEs, achieving a commercial return which while impacting large numbers of smallholder farmers by bringing them into markets. The fund fully invested the US$9 million in 16 businesses.
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Some Of Our Investments

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Africado - 2007

Africado was established in 2007. It produces Hass avocados in West Kilimanjaro in Northern Tanzania for export to the EU.
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NASECO - 2010

NASECO is one of the largest seed companies operating in Uganda. It is located in Hoima district in Western Uganda.
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FAIM - 2012

FAIM Rwanda is the first tissue culture business in Rwanda and indeed one of the first few in the region.
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Biyinzika Poultry International - 2013

Biyinzika Poultry International Limited (Biyinzika) primary business is the sale of day-old chicken in Uganda.
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2013 Rated by the Global Impact Investment Rating (GIIRS) Pioneer Fund, showing our commitment to social impact.

Our Investors

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PCP Uganda

Address:   Plot M697,Equata Building
2nd floor, UMA Showground
Lugogo, Kampala, Uganda
Postal Address:   P.O. Box 15373
Kampala, Uganda
Telephone:   +256 312 264 983/4
E-Mail:   info@pearlcapital.net

PCP Kenya

Address:   Riara Corporate Suites
Suite 104, Riara Road
Nairobi, Kenya
Postal Address:   P.O. Box 21891-00505
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone:   +254 727 405 984
E-Mail:   info@pearlcapital.net