BRIEF is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually in Botswana and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Botswana.
Founder & CEO
Africa Lighthouse Capital
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.