Bame Pule

Founder & CEO

Africa Lighthouse Capital

Biography

Pan-African private equity investor with 6 private equity investments completed since 2002. Experience in value-adding private equity investing at Actis (Africa) and ShoreView Capital (United States) and investment banking (corporate advisory services) experience specializing in financial institutions at Goldman Sachs (United States).

Sector specialties: consumer, industrial, healthcare, and business services.

Key countries: South Africa, Nigeria, Botswana, Egypt, and Kenya.

At March 4th Investments, partnering with African and global institutional investors in making private equity investments in Africa. Equity requirements typically $10m to $40m but often larger.

Specialties: Develop investment theses, deal sourcing, transaction execution and negotiation, post-investment strategy & operations, managing multiple stakeholders, financing structuring, complex valuation and financial analysis, relationship-building, conducting due diligence, sitting on boards of directors, assisting management in implementing value-enhancing initiatives.

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