The Risks and Opportunities in Africa’s Private Markets

Hear from two people with clear views into Africa’s private markets about how the COVID-19 pressures are making some sector’s private companies a better value while others are becoming more risky.

Emmanuel Esochagi

Emmanuel Esochagi is the Managing Director of VeraDaniel & Company – a private investment advisory firm which covers unlisted investments in Africa. Previously he was with Merrill Lynch Riderwood Group. He then went on to manage the origination and structuring of real estate transactions at the Riderwood Group. He has a sBSc in Finance and an MA in Economics from Rutgers University.

Saad Sheikh

Saad Sheikh joined TLG Capital in 2014. His roles include originating, running the deal pipeline, structuring and executing new deals. Saad also sits on the board of several of TLG’s portfolio companies. Prior to TLG Capital, Saad was a director at Accenture.

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