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Partner of choice

Helios Investment Partners is one of the largest Africa-focused investment firms, with a record that spans creating start-ups to providing established companies with growth capital and expertise.

Led and predominantly staffed by African professionals with the language skills and cultural affinity to engage with local entrepreneurs, managers and intermediaries on the continent, Helios leverages its local and global networks, identifying businesses opportunities and structuring proprietary transactions around them. The firm's unique combination of a deep knowledge of the Africa operating environment, a singular commitment to the region and a proven capability to manage complexity, is reflected in the firm's diverse portfolio of growing market leading businesses and its position as the partner of choice for multinational corporations.

 

Our History

Helios was founded in 2004 by Tope Lawani and Babatunde Soyoye, and has since grown into one of the largest Africa focused private investment firms.