AIIM to power investor base growth with Market Lens

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of the largest and oldest general partners on the African continent, has selected Market Lens to boost their private markets strategy and address their LP investor intelligence needs.

“As we continue to grow, we are working to attract more institutional capital from US-based and international LPs. Market Lens will be instrumental in this process because it will allow us to focus in on investors seeking exposure to African markets,” said Paul Frankish, Head of Strategic Initiatives for AIIM.

“AIIM saw the value that Market Lens could bring to their fundraising process and we believe it will help cement their status as the leading private markets infrastructure manager in Africa,” added Global Head of GP Sales, David Kanto.

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Market Lens is part of Nasdaq’s eVestment platform that equips GPs with deeper insights and operational efficiencies throughout their fund lifecycles. Market Lens’ unique document-based repository of information across the institutional investor landscape provides more actionable data and research compared to other industry databases. It gives GPs a competitive edge with forward-looking documents that provide early indicators of changes to LP asset allocations and commitment pacing. Insights like these help African Infrastructure Investment Managers target the right LPs at the right time.

About African Infrastructure Investment Managers:

AIIM is a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments and has been investing in the African infrastructure sector for more than 20 years with a track record extending across seven African infrastructure funds. AIIM’s team of 40+ investment professionals are based out of five offices across the continent in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Cote d’Ivoire.

AIIM has raised over USD2.3 billion in commitments for its private equity funds which structure and invest in the financing of infrastructure projects and companies across the continent. AIIM currently manages USD2.0 billion in assets across the renewable energy, power generation, digital infrastructure and transport sectors with operations in 19 countries throughout the continent.

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