WHO WE ARE
Accelerate Africa provides corporate finance advisory services to corporations, institutional investors and management teams.
The team has an average of 15 years experience in corporate finance and principal investment, working for leading professional advisory and private investment firms.
Our senior professionals are African specialists and experts. We only serve African based clients or investment firms wishing to access the opportunities on the continent.
Accelerate Africa is led by Nick Taylor,
previously the Chief Investment Officer at the pan-African investment firm, Lonrho.
During his time at Lonrho, Nick originated and executed multiple investments on behalf of Lonrho, managed complex multi-disciplinary operational and restructuring projects and sat on the boards of all portfolio companies.
Prior to this, Nick worked at PwC Corporate Finance in London advising on M&A transactions, predominately for private equity clients and mid sized companies.
He is a Chartered Accountant by professional training and an Associate of the Institute for Turnaround.