By Jaco Maritz

Private equity firm Development Partners InternationaI (DPI), through its third fund ADP III, recently announced a $56 million investment in Tunisian food producer Société Industrielle des Conserves Alimentaires (SICAM). Established in 1969, SICAM is a producer of canned tomatoes, pepper pastes and jams. For more insight into the transaction, Africa Private Equity News spoke to Sofiane Lahmar, a partner at DPI.

What was the motivation for DPI...