14 February 2022: Lima Peru and Philadelphia PA, USA – CFI, a Lima based, private, family owned, sustainability-focused Latin American investment and business management firm and AFINA, a US based, internationally operating company focused on business solutions for global challenges, are pleased to announce the launch of their general partnership holding company Nurture Capital LLC.
NURTURE, combined with deal specific limited partners, will invest in and expand early and growth stage businesses whose products or services offer exponential capital appreciation, identifiable human life quality and environmental benefit, utilizing CFI’s multi-decade experience of investing in and managing sustainable businesses and AFINA’s recognized, international, ecocentric, creative business-building team.
Alfonso Bustamante, CFI’s CEO said, “We have been in business for generations and what is now called ESG has always been an essential part of our enterprises. We are thrilled to team with AFINA to nurture sustainable innovation solutions for a healthier society.”
David Godfrey-Thomas, Chief Executive of AFINA added “Since our beginning, AFINA has believed in the power of business to solve global problems and in the enormous benefit which can be derived from human-focused, environmentally-sustainable capitalism. We are extremely fortunate to have found a partner in CFI, which both shares and exemplifies these values and has built upon them a multi-decade track record of success.”
NURTURE will be announcing the first of its pipeline of investments in the first quarter of 2022.
CFI Holdings S.A., is a private Peruvian holding company with interests in clean energy, recovery land development and sustainable agriculture.
In the food industry, CFI’s subsidiary, Cerro Prieto Group, is an industry leader operating throughout South America as a vertically integrated producer, packer, exporter and distributor of fresh avocados and blueberries.
In the energy sector, Huaura Power Group and Colca Solar, form a leading sustainable energy complex combining run of river hydroelectric facilities, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), and solar panels located in the north of Lima.
Afina International is a business building team designing and executing ecocentric growth strategies, investing in and accelerating commercialization for companies which solve global problems.
Afina partners with and invests in companies seeking growth in the pursuit of innovations throughout the human-environmental ecology including the enviro-nutritional food cycle from consumer food products, food technology and human nutrition to water solutions and scalable regenerative agriculture.