Catalyzing Private Equity Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Since its founding, Kuramo has paved the way for greater capital allocation in the Sub-Saharan African region and accelerated the presence of private equity firms. Kuramo is committed to generating positive, measurable socio-economic impact across the regions we invest, while working to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns.

Kuramo provides a gateway for capital that’s transforming Africa’s economic landscape

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Green Africa Airways - Lagos, NG

Green Africa is a Lagos-based airline investing in by Kuramo giving Nigerian people safe and affordable air travel between numerous Nigerian cities!

Lokumete Mill, DRC

The Lokumete Mill is run by Kuramo-invested Plantations et Huileries du Congo, the largest industrial producer of palm oils in the DRC!

Nokeng Fluorspar Mine, South Africa

This mine, built by South-Africa based SepFlour, is used to produce fluorite (Fluorspar) which can be used to manufacture products such as aluminum and gasoline!

Lekki-Ikoye Bridge - Lagos, NG

Powered by Viathan Engineering, the Lekki-Ikoye Bridge is a vital connector between two bustling parts of Lagos.

Eyes & Ears in Africa

The Kuramo Story

Kuramo Capital Management is an independent investment management firm seeding private commercial capital into Africa. We provide targeted global investment management services to institutional clients and ultra-high net worth individuals, focused on alternative assets in emerging and frontier markets

Our investments reflect our mission to change Sub-Saharan Africa for the better

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Direct Investments

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Central Securities Clearing Systems

Crest Agro


Fund Investments

Zebu Investment Partners: African Food Security Fund

Medu Capital: Medu III International Partnership

Cepheus: Cepheus Growth Capital Fund I

The Kuramo Edge

Global Knowledge & On-The-Ground Presence

Kuramo is proud of its extensive team experience from investing in both private and public equities and debt in developed and emerging markets. We have investment professionals located in two of the three largest Sub-Saharan Africa financial capitals - Lagos (West Africa) and Nairobi (East Africa).

Sub-Saharan Africa

Corporate Governance & Risk Managament

Kuramo has board experience in private and public companies (both SME and large scale across various countries) and a partnership team with a focus on capital preservation with multi-decade experience on investment, risk and credit committees.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Sector Experience & An Extensive Global and Local Network

We boast an investment team with wide multi-sector experience that covers our focus sector markets. Additionally, Kuramo has long-standing relationships with key players across corporates, governments and foreign investors keep us further ahead.

Sub-Saharan Africa

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Kuramo Capital Selected as Manager for 2X Ignite 
         Africa Warehousing Facility
November 7, 2023 Kuramo Capital Selected as Manager for 2X Ignite Africa Warehousing Facility

2X Global is delighted to announce the selection of Kuramo Capital Management LLC (“Kuramo”) as the manager for the 2X Ignite Africa Investment Facility for Warehousing Capital (“2XI Africa Warehousing Facility” or the “Facility”).

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Kuramo Capital Makes US $10 Million Commitment to Uhuru Fund I
November 7, 2023 Kuramo Capital Management hosts 10th Annual event: Continued Growth and Prosperity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kuramo Capital Management (“Kuramo”) hosted its annual Sub-Saharan Africa Day at the Harvard Club in New York City during UN General Assembly Week 2023. African investment professionals, entrepreneurs, and government officials alike reunited to connect and showcase the tremendous Sub-Saharan Africa growth opportunity.

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Kuramo Capital Management's Commitment to Improving the Lives of People Across Sub-Saharan Africa: Our Investment in Plantations et Huileres du Congo (“PHC”)
March 24, 2021 KCM's Commitment to Improving the Lives of People Across Sub-Saharan Africa: Our Investment in Plantations et Huileres du Congo (“PHC”)

One of our most important recent investments, through our managed funds, involves a long-established palm oil business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”). We first invested in Plantations et Huileries du Congo S.A. (“PHC” or the “Company”) as a minority partner in 2017 alongside the CDC Group of the United Kingdom, a leading Development Finance Institution (“DFI”).

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