BAYI Capital Management is an impact driven private equity firm dedicated to creating long-term positive impact and value for investors and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in African markets.
We are passionate about driving growth through strategic investments supported by bottom-up fundamental analysis of the many opportunities across Africa’s grossly underserved markets. This positions us to deliver optimal social, economic, and environmental returns by investing in businesses with high potential and clearly defined development impacts.
Our objective of creating outsized financial and social returns is supported by an investment strategy which uniquely positions us to cultivate innovative and viable businesses within Africa’s informal economy by providing growth capital and deep business support to SMEs.
BAYI’s investment strategy is a summation of its investment thesis, criteria, and process and stems from the need to address the following key issues:
In order to create and protect value, we have embedded within our process a go-to-market strategy that enables us to source and execute proprietary transactions with potential for significant investment returns and impact creation. As a key component of our investment process, we recognize the importance of sustainable value creation to magnify impact and financial returns upon exit.