Investing exclusively in Africa since 2004
Helios was founded in 2004 to focus exclusively on private investment in Africa. Since its establishment, Helios has raised three private equity funds. Helios also took over the Modern Africa Fund in 2004, rationalizing and fully exiting the portfolio by 2007.
In 2015, Helios established Helios Credit, a dedicated credit platform which also invests and manages the TriLinc Global Impact Fund's sub-Saharan term loan portfolio.
Helios’ diverse LP base comprises a broad range of the world’s leading investors, including sovereign wealth funds, corporate and public pension funds, endowments and foundations, funds of funds, family offices and development finance institutions across the US, Europe, Asia and Africa.