Investing in Growth in Africa

Maris is a diversified investment holding company committed to responsible, long-term growth in Africa. Our uniquely experienced management team provide deep local knowledge and a committed presence on the ground.

We are a hands-on investment company with decades of experience in challenging operating environments around the world. Our team members have run businesses in a range of sectors from Angola to Afghanistan and are among the continent’s most experienced operators.

Maris companies span five core sectors – Agriculture & Forestry, Renewable Energy, Services, Property, and Gold.

We take proven business models to new markets, and turn around existing companies in need of better management and the benefits of a diverse, networked portfolio.

We are committed to long-term growth. We help deliver the environmental sustainability, positive social impact, and long-term financial growth that will shape a bright future for Africa.

WE OPERATE ACROSS 5 STRATEGIC DIVISIONS IN 12 COUNTRIES

Divisons

05

Countries

12

Net Asset Value

+$125m

Employees

4000

MARIS LOCATIONS

We operate in twelve countries across East and Southern Africa, with offices in London, Nairobi and Maputo.

Our geographical footprint achieves a balance between more stable, diversified economies and more volatile, commodity-dependent frontier markets.

FROM OUR BLOG

Africa Logistic Properties, part of the Maris property division, appoints Raghav Gandhi as their new CEO

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2023 In Brief

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Agris Director Edward Stiles, spent the weekend at COP28 in Dubai after a visit to Equatoria Teak Company, our forestry operation in South Sudan. He found two worlds, completely disconnected from each other, and isn’t surprised the COP28 Agreement is so weak. 

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At #COP28 there has been optimism about the jobs a green transition will create. But we mustn’t forget about the jobs it might destroy and the support that’s needed for re-training. 

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