Optimum Access Return from Africa Investment Visit to London
Optimum Access, the boutique investment advisory firm based in Accra, Ghana (West Africa), has completed a successful networking visit to the world’s financial capital, London, attending various meetings and building on existing relationships with investor partners.
The firm, which focuses on ‘match-making’ high-growth African companies and foreign investors seeking to expand in this emerging market, made the visit to bolster relationships with existing investors, and to build new connections with investor partners eager to explore different synergies and gain access to pre-screened investment projects.
Amma Gyampo, Managing Principal of of Optimum Access, says, “With the emergence of a dynamic breed of entrepreneurs and solutions such as Njorku.com, IPayAfrica.com and Hotels.ng that target the African Consumer and African problems, businesses require access to finance as a catalyst for sustainable growth. Despite the tough business and economic climate, it was clear that Investors are bullish about the Region’s prospects. We made the most of our time in London by offering collaboration, deal sourcing, due diligence, risk management and local content expertise to London’s African Investment community, as we continue to build important relationships with international investors.”
The team set the tone for the trip with attendance at recent events pertaining to Africa’s exciting investment terrain, such as TEDx Accra, Homestrings’ “Invest in Ghana” and the Barclays Breakfast Meeting under the theme ‘Growing Ghana’s Capital Markets for Sustainable Development’. That event was also attended by Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Alan Yarrow, the British High Commissioner, Jon Benjamin and the UKTI local team in Ghana.
Optimum Access has a multi-disciplined team and pragmatic approach to business investment in the Region, striving to get to know each of its clients and the projects that they front. OA’s projects are pre-screened, with structured with risk mitigation and a holistic methodology at the heart of their work. This boutique outfit offers local insight, complementing the efforts of would-be investors seeking opportunities in countries like Ghana and Nigeria.
Acting as the ‘eyes on the ground’ throughout Anglophone West Africa, Optimum Access are providing investors with a strong local partner and giving established African businesses access to competitive investment options and support.
For more information about Optimum Access, visit the website: http://www.optimumaccess.co/
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