INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

WHY INVEST IN AFRICA?

Africa is the final frontier of emerging market investment, brimming with potential, economic growth and investment opportunities.

Strong Growth

Six of the world's ten fastest growing economies are in Africa

Demographics

Vast and young continent with a population of over 1bn people

Developing

Increasing urbanisation and growing middle classes

Governance

Improving political outlook as well as governance frameworks

Resources

Extensive untapped natural resources

Opportunity

Ground floor frontier market opportunity

THE COMPLEXITY

Africa has broken free from a legacy of slow economic growth and poverty but investment still has complexity.

54 Countries

Thousands of languages and divergent systems of government and cultures. 'Investing remotely' without on the ground presence rarely successful.

Accessibility

Few large businesses relative to market size. Many tightly controlled family enterprises. Corporate standards not always up to developed world levels.

Undeveloped Markets

Small or non existent equity and bond markets. Poor liquidity due to small turnover. Limited debt availability.

MITIGATING RISK AND MAKING AFRICA OPPORTUNITES INVESTABLE

We mitigate risk by only facilitating investment opportunities using the following framework:

Experience

Only investing in countries where we are experienced and know how to navigate the political, regulatory and tax challenges

Best in Class

Applying best in class Finance, IT, Legal, HR, Governance to all the busineses we are involved in from day one, both to improve the performance of the busines and to increase ability to attract capital

Proprietary Methods

Overcoming high entry valuations by not participating in formal auction processes, preferring to construct proprietary opportunities ourselves

Hands On

Always being 'hands on', we want to create investable opportunities where others cannot

We are currently constructing multiple opportunities for investors!​
THE ACCELERATE AFRICA OFFERING

Create

Source and structure proprietary investments

The investor opportunity lies in allocation of capital to small and mid-size private companies. 

Match

Match businesses with appropriate capital

Investors commiting capital patiently over the long term will benefit most from African growth, riding the cyclical nature of some markets

Accelerate

Accelerate Growth Exponentially

Apply the Accelerate Africa toolkit to increase profitability and position the business as a best in class corporate

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