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Spain deprived of its tourists in July 2020 - 08/24/2020 - Gérard Tur

SPAIN. On 24 August 2020, the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE) published a study on "the situation of hotel tourism in July 2020". Constructed from provisional data, it paints an alarming picture of the situation, with the number of overnight stays falling by 73.4% compared to July 2019.

CIS strengthens its presence in Algeria - 08/19/2020 - Gérard Tur

FRANCE/ALGERIA. The CIS group (Catering International Services) announces on August 18th the signature of two contracts in Algeria and Russia.

EBRD supports Morocco - 08/18/2020 - Gérard Tur

MOROCCO. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development multiplies loans to provide the Moroccan economy with the necessary liquidity in this period of crisis.

Kosovo Finance Agency secures €4.5m to support Kosovo's micro-enterprises - 07/21/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

KOSOVO. The EBRD, EFSE and CoopEst are lending €4.5m to the Kosovo Finance Agency to enable it to provide loans to Kosovar micro-enterprises and SMEs in difficulty.

EBRD ready to welcome Algeria into its fold - 07/15/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ALGERIA / EU. The shareholders of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have approved Algeria's application to become a member of their financial institution.

Mediterrania Capital Partners to create the largest platform of medical imaging centres in the Mena region - 05/25/2020 - Editorial staff

MALTA / EGYPT. Mediterrania Capital Partners announces the acquisition of MetaMed, one of the largest medical imaging centre platforms operating mainly in Egypt, but also in Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

Mediterrania Capital Partners' portfolio companies up 25% in growth - 02/27/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. The companies in the funds of private equity firm Mediterrania Capital Partners have reached €1 billion in aggregate annual revenues.

Mediterrania Capital Partners acquires 20% of Moroccan clinic group Akdital Holding - 11/29/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

MALTA / MOROCCO. Mediterrania Capital Partners announces a minority stake in Akdital Holding, through its MC III fund.

Mediterrania Capital Partners takes a majority stake in Cairo Scan - 02/06/2018 - Frédéric Dubessy

EGYPT / SPAIN. Mediterrania Capital Partners to take a majority stake in Cairo Scan Radiology and Labs S.A.E.

Mediterrania Capital Partners invests €55 million in Moroccan TGCC through a consortium - 01/19/2018 - Frédéric Dubessy

SPAIN / MOROCCO. Venture capitalist Mediterrania Capital Partners, in association with DEG, Proparco and South Suez, is taking a €55 million stake in Casablanca-based Travaux Généraux de Construction.

"Business angels and crowdfunding can lift the barriers to private investment" - 06/22/2017 - Frédéric Dubessy

Interviewed by, Emmanuel Noutary, Managing Director of Anima Investment Network, recommends two tools to help entrepreneurs in the Mena region finance their projects: business angels and crowdfunding.

Crowdfunding on the rise in the Mediterranean - 06/19/2017 - Frédéric Dubessy

The rise of crowdfunding in the southern Mediterranean countries could help solve the financing difficulties of young companies. The association Financement participatif en Méditerranée is trying to promote it.

Innovation funds fill the gaps left by the Moroccan State - 10/26/2015 - Julie Chaudier, CASABLANCA

Special edition no.15: FEMIP
Morocco has not reached the targets it set itself in 2009 in its Moroccan Innovation Strategy (Stratégie Maroc Innovation) plan. Innovative project holders are consequently struggling to find funding, especially in the initial stages of their business ventures.
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