Tope Adegun

Our highly experienced investment team has worked together realising significant value for investors spanning over 20 years. 
They have managed investments on behalf of major African corporations, Family Office, Private Capital and Private Equity managers. 


Tope as an Investment Director at Coronation Capital is responsible for Private Equity investments in West Africa.  He has 17 years of Principal Investment and Corporate Finance experience, most recently at 8 Miles LLP where he executed private equity investments and drove value creation initiatives at portfolio companies across West and East Africa over a 7-year period. He also represented 8 Miles on the Boards of portfolio companies.

Prior to that, Tope worked in Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch in New York, executing over US$ 30b in M&A, capital raise and restructuring transactions, as well as at Religare Capital Markets in London where he focused on Equity Capital Market transactions in Asia and Africa.  He previously covered European Telecoms as an Equity Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley in London and had started his career as an Auditor at KPMG in Lagos, Nigeria. 

He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management (USA) and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University (Nigeria) where he was a Shell National Merit Scholar.