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Investing In Malawi
Intra Energy Corporation Limited
(IEC) is an Australian-based mining and
energy company with major thermal
coal assets in Eastern Africa. In Malawi,
Malcoal Mining Limited (Malcoal) is a
joint venture between IEC and its local
par tner, Consolidated Mining Industries
Limited (CMI). Malcoal is an integral part
Trans Africa Capital is a diversified private
equity group with interests in aerospace,
wireless communications, proper ty
The Kemet Group is a group of private
companies that invests in and manages
a range of natural resource, mining, and
energy projects across sub-Saharan
Africa. The Kemet Group presently has
producing or development assets in
Globe is an African-focused resources
company, with a strategy to become the
major niobium and tantalum producer
in southern and eastern Africa. Globe’s
primary focus is the advanced multi-
commodity Kanyika Niobium Project
in Malawi, which will produce niobium
pentoxide and tantalum pentoxide, key
additives in sophisticated steels. The
BXR Group, headquartered in Amsterdam,
Netherlands, is an international private
investment group with a 15 year
track record of superior investment
performance across a variety of industry
sectors.While BXR Group’s reputation was
built on its founders’ successful investment
performance in Central Europe, today
the group has a diverse range of global
interests, including Western Europe, the
Americas, Africa, Asia and Australasia.
BXR Group seeks majority control
positions or significant minority stakes
of the Eastern Africa strategy of IEC to
be a major coal producer for regional
demand from industrial users and energy
IEC is in the prefeasibility stage of
developing a minimum 120MW (net)
coal fired power plant at Chipoka, Malawi
development, logistics, manufacturing,
commercial agriculture, agri-industry,
retail and mid-stream oil and gas.
Tin, Iron Ore, Bauxite, Tungsten, Gold,
Potash, Phosphates, Oil, Forestry and
Commercial Agriculture across seven
East, Central and West African countries.
Through SFMA and the Mayumba
Development Company, Kemet has
recently released Mineral Resource
indicates Kanyika could suppor t a 20
year mine life. Globe’s corporate head
office in Per th, Australia is suppor ted by
regional operational offices in Lilongwe
and Maputo. The Company has been
listed on the ASX since December 2005
In April 2011, the Company
entered into a strategic par tnership
alongside similarly minded par tners in
its investee companies. The group has
an established track record of accessing
the international debt and equity capital
markets for large and high profile
BXR Group’s investment philosophy
is based on a par tnership approach,
working closely with highly motivated
management teams and well-trained,
incentivised workforces. BXR Group
currently employs over 35,000 people
through its portfolio companies.
by no later than end 2016. The project
scope includes the design, engineering,
construction, operation and maintenance
of the power plant and its ancillary
infrastructure and IEC is considering
potential expansion to 200MW (net) or
doubling capacity with a second plant of
The Group has operations across sub-
Saharan Africa.
an interest in Gabonese Forestry and
sustainable development. The group is
also engaged in a number of Ferrous
Metal exploration and beneficiation
initiatives in Gabon.
with East China Mineral Exploration
and Development Bureau (ECE), a
Chinese State Owned Enterprise with
extensive mining operations in China
and overseas. ECE is now the major
shareholder in Globe, and a key par tner
for Globe’s exploration and development
programme in Africa.
BXR Agro seeks to address the increasing
demands of a growing global population
through the introduction of modern
farming techniques, land development
and soil correction to create efficient
operations of scale in a way which is
sustainable and sensitive to the needs of
local communities. BXR Group became
the majority shareholder in fruit producer
Malawi Mangoes in January 2013;
providing funding for the construction
of a processing facility, expansion of
agricultural operations and irrigation of
1,000 more hectares near Salima.
Malcoal Mining Limited
Trans Africa Capital
The Kemet Group
Globe Metals and Mining
BXR Group