Alternative Investment

With returns atrophying in developed markets we believe that private markets in Africa and other emerging economies will be increasingly important. This space is not without its challenges, but skilled, long-term investors will continue to create significant value in some the world’s most promising growth markets.

Case Study

We were retained to find the Chief Investment Officer of a DFI backed Southern African Credit/Mezzanine Fund in Botswana. Having leveraged our network of Africa Private Equity and Credit Investors we secured a candidate who excelled in origination, team leadership, investor relations and portfolio management.

Previous Experience

  1. Africa Director
    Asian Sovereign wealth fund, UK
  2. Operating Partner
    PE fund, North Africa
  3. Managing Director
    PE fund, South Africa
  4. Portfolio Optimisation Partner
    EM PE fund, Singapore/UAE/Africa
  5. Team
    Middle Eastern/African Credit fund, Abu Dhabi/Dubai
  6. Director
    Africa Growth Team – US PE fund, UK
  7. CIO
    African Mezzanine fund, Botswana/South Africa
  8. Vice President
    African Infrastructure fund, Nigeria
  9. Vice President
    Private Equity fund, Nigeria
  10. Principal
    SSA PE fund, UK/Kenya

Areas Covered

  • Credit
  • DFIs & SWFs
  • Family Offices
  • PE & VC
  • Special Situations
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