Veris Investments – Associate

Veris Investments

Veris is an independent investment company that makes equity and mezzanine
investments in companies and projects with activities in the food value chain in Sub-Saharan Africa. Veris was founded in 2013 with the aim to develop the commercial food sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. By providing risk capital to local businesses and closely working together with its management teams, Veris pursues growth and operational excellence for the companies they partner with. They believe that developing the commercial food sector has a positive effect on food security in a region with a rapidly expanding population, while still being a net importer of food.

Investment Associate

Collaborating with the team, the Associate will manage parts of the investment process. This involves tasks such as identifying prospects, conducting initial assessments, performing (technical) due diligence, and hands-on involvement in the portfolio companies. (S)he will e.g. take ownership of initiatives like establishing new food processing facilities or expanding existing ones, advising portfolio companies on production-related matters, and actively contributing to implementation.