An Africa-focused asset manager founded in 2013, investing in and managing proprietary deals across the continent, alongside selected co-investors: family offices, high net-worth individuals, private investment firms and Development Finance Institutions.
High growth countries in Africa, with favorable political, governance and economic trends.
Countries where at least one member of our team has very good experience, and where we can rely on a solid network of local partners to help us source the best deals as well as complement our execution and management capabilities.
Companies and sectors benefiting from the spending power of an expanding middle class and urban population, such as fast moving consumer goods, retail, education, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. A competitive advantage versus potential imports is a must.
Deal by deal approach with thorough target selection and analysis accompanied with rigorous and comprehensive due diligence.
Flexibility and creativity with regards to transaction structure in order to align all parties’ interests: our co-investors, target companies’ owners/management, and 54 Capital as an investor and asset manager.
Hands-on operational involvement, supporting and working side by side with our portfolio companies’ owners/management.
We aim to add value through strategy and budget planning implementation, management team selection and incentive, external industry expertise, adequate accounting and control systems, development and active monitoring of Key Performance Indicators, improved governance and reporting, leveraging synergies and regional integration between our portfolio companies, identifying and pursuing regional growth and expansion opportunities, as well adding value through M&A and financial engineering.
We invest across the whole capital structure: equity, debt and anything in between.
Significant experience in the private equity sector in Africa, from origination to execution, management and exit.
In addition, our team has worked on multiple advisory and origination assignments in the EMEA region for top tier international investment banks.
54 Capital Ltd is an appointed representative of Kingswood Corporate Finance Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
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