Investment Partner: WCA

Working Capital Associates

Working Capital Associates, “WCA”,  is a female led, female founded alternative and thematic credit provider, specialized in responsible financing to sustainable food value chains for high growth SMEs in Africa and Latin America. WCA’s vision is to grow climate-smart food value chains, by providing debt financing to support mid-stream players that use and/or intend to grow the usage of climate-smart transformative production processes. WCA’s strategy is to provide working capital financing to cover the order-to-cash trade cycle, and to incentivize the transition from traditional production methods to climate friendly processing.

Founded in 2018, WCA operates within the framework of three key UN development principles: SDG 2 (food security and sustainable agriculture), SDG 12 (sustainable consumption and production patterns) and SDG 8 (inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment, and decent work). Its team is comprised of 8 different nationalities and is spread across 3 continents, with physical presence in each of the target investment countries. The senior members at WCA have more than 65 years of combined experience in private and alternative debt in Africa and Latin America and have collectively deployed over $1 billion in corporate and trade finance investments.

 

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