SEAF Management, LLC is a global investment management firm headquartered in Washington DC, focused in investments in SMEs in frontier and emerging markets across the globe. Active for more than 25 years SEAF has made approximately 400 risk capital investments through 35 investment vehicles. SEAF makes investments using equity, mezzanine and term credit financing instruments that are best adapted to the needs of the business and the market. SEAF’s portfolio companies span a diverse range of industries globally, including agriculture, food processing, health, technology, education, and infrastructure.
Since 2012 SEAF has raised the Caucasus Growth Fund (CGF), a USD 47 million private equity investment fund aimed at making equity investments in high growth potential SMEs operating in the Republic of Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. The shareholders of CGF are European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB), the Netherlands Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO), and Austrian Development Bank (OeEB). SEAF Caucasus Growth Fund has focused on industries such as consumer and business services, agribusiness, distribution, wood processing industry, communication, and retail.