In 2004, SEAF launched the Trans-Andean Early-Stage Fund (TAF), an umbrella fund to invest in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America. TAF made direct investments in promising SMEs, in addition to supporting two country-specific funds—the Fondo Transandino Peru (FTP), and the Fondo Transandino Colombia (FTC), which were founded in 2004 and 2005 respectively. In 2008, as our original funds in the region became fully invested, SEAF sponsored two additional funds to further expand existing portfolio companies and to invest in new opportunities in Peru and Colombia. These new funds, the Latam Growth Fund and the Latam Peru Fund, enable SEAF to continue to extend essential expansion capital to SMEs in the region.
Our Investment Vehicles in Latin America
Related Portfolio Companies
In December 2009, SEAF’s Fondo Transandino Colombia (FTC) invested a minority stake in a Colombian herb grower and distributor to provide the company with growth and expansion capital. Founded in 1996, Agroaromas exports fresh herbs around the world, with its primary market located in the U.S.
- October 21, 2014