LeapFrog Investments (www.leapfroginvest.com) invests in extraordinary businesses in Africa and Asia. The investment firm partners with their leaders to achieve leaps of growth, profitability and impact. Over the past three years, LeapFrog companies have grown on average at 43 percent annually, and now operate across 22 markets. In turn, global institutional investors have committed close to 1 billion US dollars to the LeapFrog funds that back these businesses. LeapFrog companies now reach 91.4 million people. Over 74 million are emerging consumers, often accessing healthcare, insurance, savings, pensions, or credit for the first time. Leapfrog calls this distinctive approach Profit with Purpose because it generates strong returns and changes many lives.
Africa Chemist and Beauty Care, Inc. (www.africachemist.com) was established to develop the pharmacy retail industry across East Africa. ACBC’s mission is to deliver quality medicines in a region where a substantial percentage of drugs are counterfeit or substandard. ACBC seeks to make capital and human resource investments in East African pharmacies to make them trusted sources of health and beauty products while expanding health care access, growing markets for products, and creating rewarding careers for employees.