News & Media

04, May 2016

Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania - List of Partners *External Link

For full information please click here (PDF)

11, April 2016

SilverStreet Capital appoints Priya Bhatti

SilverStreet Capital, a leading private equity investor in the agricultural sector with offices in the UK, South Africa and Zimbabwe, has made a further new recruit in advance of its second fund with the appointment of Priya Bhatti as Office Manager. Her role will be a wide ranging one...

07, March 2016

SilverStreet Capital appoints Chief Financial Officer

SilverStreet Capital, a leading private equity investor in the agricultural sector, has appointed Richard Drover as Chief Financial Officer.   Richard is based in SilverStreet’s London office and has responsibility for all accounting, tax and regulatory matters as well as a number of...

01, November 2015

SilverStreet Capital adds to Investment Team

SilverStreet Capital, a leading private equity investor in the agricultural sector, has strengthened its investment team with the appointment of a new partner, Chris Chance.   Chris will sit on the Investment Committee of the firm’s forthcoming fund, Silverlands II, and will be based at...

29, June 2015

Silverlands brings a new experience to cattle farming as a business

Silverlands Ranching Partnership with Musika achieving substantial positive benefits for small-holder farmers. Full Article Here

01, April 2014

Fresh pastures

An increasing number of private equity and alternative investment managers are getting into the agriculture and agribusiness sector(s). But their approach to investment varies widely, finds Simon Clark. Read more (PDF)

20, August 2013

Oil and Gas Exploration Intensifies in East Africa

East Africa has become a major focal point for oil and gas exploration after discoveries in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. While the Seychelles and Mauritius have revealed plans to work together to search for petroleum in an area of the Indian Ocean they both own, according to Reuters. Tullow...

22, July 2013

Remittances Gaining Increasing Importance in Africa: New Report from the African Development Bank

Migrant remittances have become an important source of external funding because in 2012 they overtook aid and FDI as the largest external flow to Africa for the first time. Their importance has once again been emphasised by the UN’s Africa Renewal magazine.  The World Bank estimates that...

13, July 2013

Strong domestic demand underpins Sub-Saharan African growth outlook : new World Bank Economic Report

The World Bank’s Global Economic Report for June 2013 shows a positive outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa because growth has remained robust due to resilient domestic demand and still relatively high commodity prices. These factors, along with projected strengthening of external demand, are...