Union Global Partners Limited, is a strategically aligned group of investors who come together to bring a diversity of knowledge and experience.
African Capital Alliance ("ACA") is a leading independent private equity firm investing in West Africa, principally in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea. ACA's mission is to create value by mobilizing capital, technology and management resources from local and international sources to unlock Africa's private sector potential. Being on the ground in Nigeria and given its deep knowledge of the business, regulatory and political landscape, allows ACA to add significant value to locally-based investments. Currently, ACA has in excess of $700m of assets under management.
More information about African Capital Alliance is available on its website. www.aca-web.com
ADC African Development Corporation ("ADC") is an emerging Pan-African Banking Group, with a private equity approach towards investing through trusted regional or local banking platforms. ADC has a strong footprint in Southern Africa via BancABC, a regional commercial banking platform operating in Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Parallel to its banking operations, ADC has a proprietary private equity portfolio active in key growth markets across Sub-Saharan Africa. ADC follows an active management approach with a team of experts that comprise banking operational management, investment banking and merchant banking expertise. ADC is listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: AZC.GR).
More information about African Development Corporation is available on its website. www.african-development.com
Corsair Capital ("Corsair") is a leading specialist private equity firm focused on investing in the global financial services industry. Corsair has invested across a range of geographies and cycles, and in substantially all of the subsectors of the financial services industry including insurance, asset management, depository institutions, and specialty finance in North America, Western Europe, and the Emerging Markets of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Central Europe.
More information about Corsair Capital is available on its website. www.corsair-capital.com
FMO (the Netherlands Development Finance Company) is the Dutch development bank. FMO supports sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. FMO believes a strong private sector leads to economic and social development, empowering people to employ their skills and improve their quality of life.
More information about FMO is available on its website. www.fmo.nl.com
The Clermont Group is a multibillion dollar private investment group founded by New Zealand entrepreneur Richard Chandler. Since 1986, we have invested globally in public and private equity across a range of industries, including energy, financial services, consumer, and healthcare.
More information about the Clermont Group is available on its website. www.clermont.com
Standard Chartered Private Equity ("SCPE") is part of the principal finance arm of Standard Chartered Bank ("Standard Chartered"). SCPE has invested over $4B (USD) in Standard Chartered's core markets of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Standard Chartered Bank is a leading international banking group, which has operated for over 150 years and is present in 70 countries, with 1,700 offices and 87,000 staff. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity.
More information about Standard Chartered Bank is available on its website. www.standardchartered.com