Some of our key strategy development clients include:
- One of the top three asset management companies in Kenya
- A client in the automotive sector whom we have worked with for the last eight years
- One of Kenya’s top ten law firms
- A player in the supply chain and logistics sector
- East Africa’s leading analytical lab offering services in chemical testing, animal diseases, and food and dairy hygiene A holding company for a group of private schools
Valuation and Financial Modelling
Lattice trained the investment team of a fund manager operating in frontier markets in Central and East Africa, growing small businesses into medium and large enterprises. The training, delivered in Kinshasa, focused on valuation and financial modeling.
A European Textile Company
The project assessed which new high-potential markets to prioritize in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, including Kenya, enabling the company to double its revenue from mattress textiles in the upcoming years. The project focused on the market of woven or circular knitted jacquard textile fabrics for covering mattresses and pillows.
Agritech Market Study
Lattice conducted a market study on Kenya’s agri-tech sector in service to a European state agency responsible for the development and growth of the country’s enterprises in African markets.
Implementing partner for USAID’s Kenya Investment Mechanism
The Palladium Group appointed Lattice Consulting as its implementing partner in providing technical assistance and capacity-building services to The Kenya Investment Mechanisms (KIM). KIM is a five-year USAID project that is facilitating $520 million in investment for key sectors of Kenya’s economy, including agriculture, and for regional trade and investment opportunities under the Prosper Africa initiative. The project supports the mobilization of private investment and accelerates enterprise-driven development.
Market Assessment for Enterprise Ireland
Enterprise Ireland was supporting its clients in acquiring insights into the Kenyan agri-tech market. They requested Lattice to conduct a market study and prepare a market report for Kenya’s agri-tech sector.
Market Entry into the Kenyan and Greater East Africa Market
Vitaplant is a globally active company wholly owned by the Max Zeller AG group of companies. Its business is the controlled cultivation of demanding special crops under all climate conditions. In 2017, Max Zeller AG contracted Lattice to support Vitaplant in market entry into the Kenyan and greater East Africa market. The overall objective was to set up Vitaplant Kenya as a plant-growing operation that exports plant-based raw materials either to Vitaplant Switzerland or to third parties.
Market Assessment on the East Africa LPG Market
Project LPG: Larive and Lattice were mandated to conduct a market assessment on the East Africa LPG market for a leading global distributor of liquified gasses and renewable energy solutions, with a special focus on Kenya. The assignment involved identifying potential M&A targets and assessing their attractiveness, supporting the client in making a well-funded decision on which targets to prioritize. The assignment focused on LPG companies with a strong presence in the downstream segment (i.e., commercial, industrial, residential, Autogas) and potentially active in the midstream segment.
Set up of a 5,000-ton State-of-the-Art Aquafeed Manufacturing Facility
FoodTechAfrica is a public-private partnership of 19 companies and universities that aims to improve food security in East Africa by establishing a fully integrated aquaculture value chain. In collaboration with Larive, Lattice coordinates and advises on the consortium’s initiatives, including the successful set up of a 5,000-ton state-of-the-art aquafeed manufacturing facility at Unga Limited and an intensive recirculation aquaculture system with the capacity to produce up to 120 tonnes of tilapia in Machakos.
Juhudi Kilimo is a financial services provider that finances specific agricultural assets that offer farmers an immediate and sustainable income. The company contracted Lattice to conduct a Landscape Assessment of Juhudi Kilimo’s operating environment.
Assessment of high-potential markets in Sub-Saharan Africa
Project Africa Rising: Larive and Lattice were mandated to assess by a high-potential markets in Sub-Saharan Africa to prioritize and what entry strategies to implement for each prioritized market, allowing EWS to make deliberate choices on where to invest in the upcoming ten years. East Africa: Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan.
Aquaculture Value Chain Development
Lattice has been the local project implementing partner as well as project manager as a member of FoodTechAfrica which is a public-private partnership of 17 companies and universities improving food security in East Africa through the establishment of a fully integrated aquaculture value chain. FoodTechAfrica was built to unlock the potential of local fish production in a sustainable and profitable way, combining our powerful aquaculture solutions with market requirements. Our partnership brings a localized mix of knowledge, practical skills and technology to the table. Jointly, we enable fish farmers to overcome farming constraints and become profitable aquaculture entrepreneurs. Since our start in 2013, the FoodTechAfrica partners have established four innovative fish farms, two hatcheries, a feed factory and a large-scale vocational training program in East Africa.
A real estate investment company focused on the Eastern Africa region. Heri appointed Lattice as its corporate finance partner to support it in the evaluation of several transactions through financial modelling, structuring and due diligence. Lattice in particular has been a critical partner in the development of a financing product targeted at the affordable housing sector for individuals unable to access financing through formal financing channels for home ownership. Lattice has been at the forefront from the design, conceptualization and piloting of the product.
Financial due diligence support in Kenya
Lundin Foundation, a venture philanthropy organization appointed Lattice as a financial due diligence provider to evaluate three organizations in their investment pipeline. The assignments involved financial modelling and transaction structuring.
Deal sourcing, due diligence and post investment support in East Africa
Talanton is a US impact investor that invests in growth-stage enterprises in developing countries with $500K to $5MM in revenue in sectors that provide jobs for those living in poverty. Talanton appointed Lattice to be their local partners to support them in onboarding deals and transaction support in the East Africa region, including due diligence and post investment support across various sectors.
MedSource Group, appointed Lattice as its transaction advisor. Lattice’s role was to get MedSource ready to raise funds from investors and funders to finance the implementation of its strategy. This engagement involved financial modelling, transaction structuring and development of investment promotion materials such as teasers and information memorandum.