Office Locations:

1909 K Street NW, Suite 340
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-280-6200
Fax: 202-331-8255

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  • Growth



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Transportation & Distribution



    ECP is the first private equity group to raise more than $2 billion for investment in companies across the African continent. The ECP team has been investing in Africa since 2000. Today, the firm has a track-record of investing in Africa through seven successful funds. The firm has made over 60 investments, experienced 40 exits, and maintains a portfolio of remaining transactions across a wide variety of sectors including consumer goods and services, financial services, telecommunications, infrastructure, and agriculture. ECP has made investments in more than 40 countries, in all major regions of the African continent. ECP invests in companies that operate in business environments characterized by limited competition, or in sectors where Africa has either a comparative advantage or an unmet need.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Alex-Handrah Aime Managing Director
    Andrew Brown CIO and Managing Director
    Brice Lodugnon Managing Director
    Bryce Fort Managing Director
    Carolyn Campbell Managing Director and General Counsel


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Bacim Bank
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      Blue Financial Services
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      Continental Re
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      Finaccess Group
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      Java House
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      Kosan Crisplant Cameroon
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      Maarifa Education Holdings
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      MTN Cote d'Ivoire
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      New Dawn
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      Notore Chemical Industries
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      OSEAD Maroc Mining
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      Salt Investment
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      Semme Mineral Water
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      Teranga Gold
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      Thunnus Overseas Group
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      Wentworth Resources
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