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Cygnum Capital


Cygnum Capital, formerly Lion’s Head, is a leading investment banking and asset management firm, specialising in tailored and innovative financial solutions across frontier and emerging markets. With offices in London, Nairobi, Lagos, Dubai and Amsterdam, our team of over 70 finance professionals brings together deep sectoral knowledge with a broad product offering across corporate finance, asset management and financial advisory activities.

Cygnum Capital Asset Management manages five pioneering funds: 4 debt funds including (i) the African Local Currency Bond Fund (“ALCBF”), a ground-breaking investment vehicle established to support local currency capital markets, (ii) the Off-Grid Energy Access Fund (“OGEF”) which supports companies in off grid energy such as SHS and small - medium Mini-Grids, (iii) the Facility for Energy Inclusion (“FEI”) which supports companies that provide a range of renewable energy solutions such as medium - large Mini-Grids, C&I and IPP with a maximum capacity of 25 MW, and (iv) the AfricaGoGreen (“AGG”) Fund which supports companies combating climate change by reducing the use of fossil fuels through new technologies and that increase energy efficiency; and a VC Private equity fund (v) E3 LCEF which invests in climate-smart services, digital connectivity & Applications, low-carbon productivity enablers. Cygnum Capital Asset Management has over US$750 million of assets under management with investments in 27 African countries.


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