Investing in growth in Africa
Maris is a diversified investment holding company, committed to responsible, long-term growth in Africa.
We offer investors unique access to frontier markets across the world’s fastest-growing continent.
Our hands-on commitment to operational performance gives us the insight and agility required for success across five core sectors in some of Africa’s most challenging and remote business environments.
Between 2009, when we started our first business in South Sudan, and 2013, we grew to be one of Africa’s top performing private equity funds, doubling the value of our portfolio.
In 2014 we became a Permanent Capital Vehicle, a structure that reflects our commitment to sustainable, responsible long-term growth.
WE OPERATE ACROSS 5 STRATEGIC DIVISIONS IN 9 COUNTRIES
"It is a sign of hope. And hope is life."
South Sudanese farmer Clement Rabi talks to the Africa daily podcast from the BBC News about our new coffee project at Equatoria Teak Company.
It's a conversation about South Sudan we rarely hear - about fertile land and economic potential. South Sudan's "green belt" has some of the best growing conditions in the world for high value crops that could help the country progress transition away from dependency on oil.