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Barak Fund Management will not be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages or any damages whatsoever, whether in an action of contract, statute, delict (including, without limitation, negligence) or otherwise that relate to the use of this website. All information contained in this website pertaining to products and services and their terms and conditions, is subject to change without notice.

Although care has been taken as to what is contained in this website, no attempt has been made to give definitive or exhaustive statements of law or any opinions on specific legal issues and no representation is made or warranty given that the information is complete or accurate. This website does not constitute or offer legal or other advice and you should not rely on it as such advice.

Past performance is no guarantee of future returns and the fact sheets provided are for illustrative purposes only. The value of investments and income that are dependent on the performance of underlying assets or other variable market factors may vary from time to time. Investors must take cognisance of the fact that all the information provided are of historic nature.

Use of the website is entirely at the users own risk. Anyone requiring advice on any of the matters referred to herein should consult lawyers or other professionals familiar with the appropriate jurisdiction and legislation.

This Site contains information from Barak Fund Management and about the investment Funds it advisers. The information contained herein does not constitute a distribution, an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy. The distribution of information contained on this Site and the sale of shares in the Funds may be subject to legal or regulatory restrictions in certain countries in which users are resident or of which they are citizens.

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ASHA IMPACT FUND

Long-term agricultural alternative impact infrastructural and development financing in Africa

Fund Statistics

THE BARAK ASHA IMPACT FUND KEY ACTIVITIES IN AGRICULTURAL AFRICAN MARKETS.

The Barak Asha Fund has been in existence since May 2016 and has worked extensively on building up a solid agricultural project pipeline to meet the AUM of the first closed-ended Asha Fund 1. Below are some key numbers for the Fund.

  • $250 Million

    Target AUM of Asha Fund 1

  • 10

    Key pipeline projects being worked on

  • $400 Million

    Amount of broader pipeline deals being reviewed

  • 10

    Key sectors on which the pipeline is focused

  • 20

    Key impact and ESG focus areas for the portfolio companies

  • 20

    Years of track record and experience of the investment team in Africa

Overview

ASHA IMPACT FUND

The Asha Impact Fund is Barak’s longest-tenor Fund under management and is the only Fund which has a mandate to focus on pure agricultural deals in Africa. The Fund’s investments will bring strong growth and cash flow generation in support of development impact and ESG considerations, with the longer-term view of being able to generate a strong drive towards job creation and sustainability together with food security and community involvement.

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Biography

Justin Murray

Portfolio Manager (Barak Asha Fund) – South Africa

Justin has more than 10 years of experience in the African Agribusiness sector. In roles from Organized Agriculture to the Chief Executive of a Fund Manager specializing in small-holder farm development, Justin has extensive experience initiating, developing, assessing and growing opportunities.

As the CEO of Akwandze Agricultural Finance, Justin more than doubled available funding from Impact Focused funders, deployed the funds thereby tripling the loan book and achieved record distributions to investors. Through his leadership, the deployment of these funds created over 27 000 economic inclusion opportunities for small-holder farmers and Community Based Joint Ventures. These opportunities created over 1 000 new jobs and sustained approximately 3 800 existing agricultural jobs.

Justin completed his undergraduate studies at Rhodes University and received a MComm (Economics) from the University of Cape Town. He completed his MBA the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Barak Growth Strategy

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL BENEFITS IMPACT INVESTING

The Fund provides businesses, traders and entrepreneurs with bespoke trade finance and working capital solutions that are designed to assist them in both growing their businesses and feeding the continent.

  • Investment benefits
  • Social Responsibility
  • Environmental Impact
  • Conclusion: Impact Investing

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Barak has built up a strong and ever-growing base of Fund investors across a wide range of regions globally. The Barak Investor team would love to hear from you.