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Baking bread in Boma Congo

Today, Dutch fund manager XSML announced its investment in Rehoboth SARL. Rehoboth is a supermarket and bakery based in Boma, DRC. This investment, through XSML’s Central Africa SME Fund (CASF), is long term capital, which enables  Rehoboth to finance the purchase of a building for their supermarket and new bakery.

XSML finances expansion of Starz-kin into Congo’s interior

Today, Dutch fund manager XSML announced its investment in Starz-kin, a retail business consisting of shops that sell household goods to the lower end of the market in DRC. This investment, through XSML’s Central Africa SME Fund, is the first long term finance for Starz-kin and contributes to its expansion plans into smaller cities in … Continued

XSML provides long term finance to RJ Trading

Today, Dutch fund manager XSML announced its investment in RJ Trading a family-owned retail business, which has diversified in patisserie / bakery and the distribution of well-established brands for ice cream, bakeries & patisserie in the Congolese market.