Source: Private equity wire
DPI makes USD35m investment in African facilities management business IFS
Pan-African private equity firm Development Partners International (DPI) has invested USD35 million from the African Development Partners II fund (ADP II) into International Facilities Services (IFS), a facilities management specialist in Africa.
IFS provides a full suite of specialist facility management services to clients on remote sites across the African continent, including catering, maintenance, laundry and housekeeping. Employing over 2000 people, IFS operates across a diverse range of geographies, with key customers in numerous African countries including Mozambique, DRC, Namibia, Zambia, South Africa and Lesotho, and services a broad range of sectors including hospitality, natural resources, shipping and mining. Since its inception in2000, IFS has become recognised in the market, with a reputation for quality service, reinforced by its strong local networks and a proven operational track record.