Investing in High-Potential SMEs in Francophone West Africa
Developing "Regional Champions"
World's Fastest-Growing Economic Zone
Still under the radar of many global investors
Impact at the Core of our Organizational DNA
Creating positive economic and social development while generating investor returns
World-Class Investment Advisory Services
Coupled with deep understanding of local markets
Better Business, Better World
Private equity and venture capital foster economic and social development
Our mission is to generate market-leading investor returns while generating impact in promoting the economic and social development of francophone West Africa. We believe that private equity is a key driver in ensuring sustainable growth and long-term economic prosperity of our target countries and communities.
Brightmore Capital is an investment management and advisory firm focused on francophone West Africa. We are based in the regions two economic hubs of Dakar and Abidjan, targeting investments across Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Benin and Togo.
Our investment team has lived, worked and invested in West Africa and has strong business ties to the region. We are supported by both local and international professionals with domain experience in finance, operations, and international development, as well as outside advisers from target sectors. [Read More]
All of our projects are geared towards ultimately providing attractive financial returns and are timed for optimal “exits” within 4-6 years for business ventures. We invest in companies with strong business fundamentals and a track record of operations, excellent entrepreneurial teams, and high potential for growth.
Upon starting-up or acquiring a new business, we see the goal of value creation as our utmost priority and plan the operations and growth strategy of our enterprises around generating investment returns upon an eventual exit. [Read More]
Achieving a positive economic and social impact with our investments is just as strong of an anchor in our values and operating model as is generating attractive investment gains for our investors.
In the spectrum of impact investing, we consider ourselves to have an even emphasis on both financial returns and development benefits. Our belief is that the two are fundamentally coupled together and the scalability of economic and social impact cannot be achieved without providing a strong economic incentive for investors. [Read More]
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We are currently recruiting a full-time Analyst for our Dakar, Senegal office. Please review the job description here.
We are also recruiting a part-time Communications Fellow. Please review the job description here.