Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), a pan-African private equity firm, announced on 3 February 2021 that it had crossed a capital threshold of 5% in the Tunisian group Société d’Articles Hygiéniques (SAH), better known as the brand Lilas, a Tunisian champion of hygiene and cleaning products.

The partnership between ECP and SAH Lilas began in 2008, when the company created by Jalila Mezni and Mounir El Jaiez opened its share capital to ECP up to 48.99%. The year 2013 marked the IPO of...