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. 

Investment Director

Tope has over 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 within FMCG and Agri business sectors across West and East Africa over a 7-year period.
 
Prior to that, Tope worked in several Investment Banking roles, including at Merrill Lynch in New York, where he executed over US$ 30b in M&A, capital raise and restructuring transactions for Telecoms, Media and Technology clients. He also 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.
 
Tope 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.