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Promoting the private equity and venture capital ecosystem in Nigeria

The Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (PEVCA), Nigeria was formally established in March 2017 to be a member-driven, self-regulating body representing the private equity and venture capital industry (PE-VC) in Nigeria.

PEVCA is the industry and advocacy body promoting private equity and venture capital in Nigeria. With a growing membership of private capital investors and advisors, our vision is to foster an enabling environment for the industry to thrive in Nigeria.

Our membership profile cuts across all aspects of private equity activity to include venture capital operators, general and limited partners, institutional investors, professional services firms supporting the industry, family offices, HNIs and academic or research-based institutions.

Vision

Fostering an enabling environment for the Nigerian private equity and venture capital industry to thrive by supporting the mobilization of private capital and expansion of investments into the sector.

Strategic Focus

The major objectives of the Association are to:
  • Champion the interests of its members on matters relating to private equity and venture capital
  • Drive general and regulatory advocacy with relevant stakeholders
  • Increase awareness and understanding of private equity and venture capital
  • Organize forums to discuss ideas and developments specific to the industry, host events and platforms for networking.
  • Promote ethical best practices in the industry.
  • Engage and partner with the wider investment community as well as other regional associations.

Mission

To represent the collective interests of its membership with the primary objective of promoting the PE-VC asset class in Nigeria.

PEVCA is currently governed by a 7-person Board of directors

The PEVCA Board

Danladi Verheijen (Chair)

Managing Director

VEROD CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Mezuo Nwuneli

Managing Partner

SAHEL CAPITAL

Folabi Esan

Partner

ADLEVO CAPITAL

Folake Elias-Adebowale

Partner

UDO UDOMA & BELO-OSAGIE

Ijeoma D. Agboti-Obatoyinbo

Managing Director

FBNQUEST FUNDS

Steve Iwenjora

Partner

AFRICAN CAPITAL ALLIANCE

Idris Mohammed

Partner

ALTERRA CAPITAL PARTNERS

The PEVCA Team

Anna Evi-Parker

Executive Secretary

PEVCA