Luma Associates LLP (Luma Associates) is a sub-Saharan Africa focused transactions (buy-side and sell-side) advisory firm, providing intermediary services as a brokerage helping buyers and sellers come together in counterparty arrangements. Our seasoned buy-side team come with experience in deal sourcing; presenting qualified investment and buyout opportunities to private equity firms and corporate M&A departments.
Since we aim to be a leading corporate finance and advisory services firm, connecting capital with investment opportunities across the African continent, we have a diverse pan African team, which enables us to transact in both French and English-speaking African countries. Our London based team works closely with Luma Associates’s local partners across the continent, updating us on the various regulations and customs in each country we are engaged in.
Although not exhaustive, our clients include entrepreneurs with proven track records, boutique firms, investment promoters and underwriters, corporations, financial institutions, project sponsors, financial sponsors, government agencies and other public authorities.
Our investor relationships include institutional investors, fund managers with Africa mandates, high-net-worth individuals. Through various investment strategies including private equity, venture capital, direct equity and private debt placement, our investors serve the increasing demand for capital investments across Africa.