MA supports manufacturing – or manufacturing enabling businesses – across sectors to raise international finance worth more than $10 million. MA prioritises deals which could transform a sector or have a high social, environmental, or economic impact – be they greenfield, expansion, diversification or efforts to improve the country’s carbon footprint.
MA facilitates market assessments, business plan development in collaboration with the company; provides commercial, financial and technical due diligence services; supports capital raising and matchmaking; and provides transaction aftercare services.
MA follows an efficient investor-focused process to deliver support as follows: discuss areas of support and development impact with the investor; scope potential support and conduct compliance checks; obtain approval from the selection advisory committee (SAC) and mobilise the support team.
MA can provide information on the set of regulatory approvals required for your sector and offer guidance on the necessary steps to obtain the approvals.
Not to firms directly. Instead FCDO funds the MA programme – which provides Transaction Facilitation that helps firms seek funding. It also provides Technical Assistance to help enhance the investment environment.
MA will help identify a suitable set of investors that you/your company can engage.
MA partners with donor institutions to provide deal support in the form of neutral investment advisory services, valuation, market assessment etc. We also partner with other development organisations to ensure that the businesses we support integrate social impact considerations such as ethics, environmental stewardship, gender and social inclusion into their business operations.
No. MA does not provide any legal or tax advice.