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Ike Echeruo Ike Echeruo Managing Partner/Co-Founder Background

MBA Indiana University
LL.M Indiana University
LL.B University of Nigeria

Professional Background & Relevant Experience
  • Thatcher Proffitt & Wood - Corporate finance, derivatives, and structured products transactions
  • Advised Skye Bank on a $100mn convertible debt offering
  • Advised ACTV Inc. on a $100mn secondary offering
  • Advised several Nigerian banks in structured financing transaction s with nominal value exceeding $500mm

Mr. Echeruo is responsible for the overall strategic direction and business performance of Constant Capital and the other companies that make up the Constant Capital Group.

Ben Ahiaglo Ben Ahiaglo Partner, Co-founder
Head, Investment Banking Ghana
Background

MBA Harvard Business School
B.Sc University of Ghana

Professional Background & Relevant Experience
  • Lehman Brothers - Equity Capital Markets Group; Mergers & Acquisition Group Republic Bank, NY - Derivatives Products Group
  • Advised on buyouts, acquisitions and divestitures of companies in a broad range of industries, transactions valued at more than $10BN
  • Originated convertible, preferred and equity-linked financing
  • Structured asset-linked instruments for the bank's hedge fund and HNIs.

Mr. Ahiaglo is responsible for the Firm's Ghana investment banking and corporate finance activities, including Mergers & Acquisitions.

Kofi Appenteng Kofi Appenteng Partner
Head, Constant Capital Ghana
Background

JD Columbia University School of Law
BA Wesleyan University

Professional Background & Relevant Experience
  • Thatcher Proffitt - Partner, Corporate and Financial Institutions Practice Group
  • Webster & Sheffield
  • Advises on matters related to corporate governance, securities law, compliance, acquisitions, corporate finance, regulatory compliance and crisis management
  • Clients range from bank holding companies to entrepreneurial enterprises

Mr. Appenteng is responsible for managing Constant Capital's Ghana business.

Chinedu Echeruo Chinedu Echeruo Partner
Head, Principal Investing
Background

MBA Harvard University
BS Syracuse University

Professional Background & Relevant Experience
  • JPMorgan Chase- Mergers & Acquisitions and Leveraged Finance Groups
  • AM Investment Partners- Convertible bond hedge fund analyst
  • Founder, HopStop.com and Tripology.com
  • Helped structure $624 million financing for Clayton, Dubilier & Rice's acquisition of Dynatech
  • Assisted in the sale of American Home Products' food div. to Hicks, Muse, Tate and Furst for $1.23b

Mr. Echeruo manages Constant Capital's principal investing and private equity business in all markets.

Peter Jardine Peter Jardine Partner
Head, Global Equities; Head, Constant Capital South Africa
Background

LLB Stellenbosch University
BA Stellenbosch University

Professional Background & Relevant Experience
  • Lehman Brothers – Head, African Investment Banking Practice Group
  • Standard Bank - Head of Equities
  • Investec Securities – Head Corporate Finance Group
  • Worked on numerous transactions in the banking, oil, infrastructure and telecommunications sectors
  • Has been involved in over thirty IPOS and has advised numerous companies such as AngloVaal, Barlows, FNB, SABMiller and governments in other African countries including Botswana, Ghana and Tanzania

Mr. Jardine manages Constant Capital’s pan-African equities business across all countries. He is also responsible for managing Constant Capital’s South Africa business.

Niyi Omojola Niyi Omojola Partner
Head, Investment Banking Nigeria
Background

MBA (Distinction) Harvard Business School
BA University of Chicago

Professional Background & Relevant Experience
    • Leucadia National Corporation – Asset Management Group
    • Citigroup Global Corporate and Investment Bank – Global Transportation and Consumer Groups
    • Advised senior management on acquisitions and divestitures of an $8 billion private equity investment portfolio
    • Advised on acquisitions, divestitures and financings of companies in a broad range of industries, transactions valued at more than $5 billion

Mr. Omojola is responsible for the Firm's Nigeria investment banking and corporate finance activities

Daron Walker Daron Walker Partner
Head, Constant Capital Seychelles
Background

B.Bus.Sc (Economics) University of Cape Town

Professional Background & Relevant Experience
  • Gensec Investments (now Sanlam Capital Markets) – Head of Trading (Proprietary Funds)
  • Sanlam Investment Management – Head of Dealing (Manage deal flow for asset manager)
  • Sanlam Securities – (founded business) Managing Director
  • Bex Financial Services – (founded business) Stockbroking, derivatives broking and hedge fund management
The term Partner is used to designate the highest level executives and equity holders in Constant Capital Partners, Ltd or one or more of its affiliates. Constant Capital Ltd and its affiliates are limited liability companies.

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