‘Deep reservoir’ of private capital available to invest in Kenyan and East African businesses
PRESS INFORMATION – 20th March 2017
Mombasa based corporate finance advisors Ace Financial Advisory Limited is now a registered Capital Raising Advisor (CRA) with DealWire, a service delivering a flow of private debt and equity investment opportunities to wealthy private investors worldwide. Their interests range between $50,000 start-ups and $100m+ project financings. DealWire has been developed by TheWealthJournal.net (TWJ), an online newswire service subscribed to by thousands of high net worth individuals (HNWI’s) and their family offices, asset, wealth and capital management firms as well as venture capital, private equity and hedge funds, asset, wealth and capital management firms.
Research by TWJ shows that there are 15.4 million HNWI’s worldwide with total investible capital of $58.7 trillion. The USA has the largest population with 4.5 million. Twenty per cent of this wealth ($11.4 trillion) is directed into ‘alternative investments’ including private debt and equity finance. (Source: Cap-Gemini World Wealth Report 2016).
Ace Financial Advisory Chief Executive Officer, CPA Mohamed Ebrahim said: “It’s widely recognised that the private capital market has been progressively consolidating its non-bank finance structures since the crash of 2008. It has reached the point where it has become as valid a corporate and project financing option as traditional banking and venture capital ever was. Now, DealWire is unleashing a deep reservoir of private capital that has, until now, been hiding in plain sight. Our capital raising clients now have access to a service that is being regularly used by HNWI’s and their private investment channels seeking out opportunities from $50,000 start-ups to $100m+ energy and infrastructure projects, worldwide.”
Further research revealed that the overwhelming majority of HNWI’s are self-achievers who have acquired their wealth through building their own private companies across all market sectors, worldwide. They are ‘risk inclined’ who are always interested in investment or corporate venturing with early stage and growing companies that might complement their existing activities, and not necessarily in their own country or region. They also invest in hedge, private equity, venture capital and similar funds through which their capital is directed into major project, expansion, M&A and similar large scale debt and equity financings.
Ace Financial Advisory Limited acts as an intermediary on the DealWire service ensuring that business and project plans are of a standard acceptable to prospective investors. They also ensure investor privacy until they are ready to engage with the client. Only seasoned and proven private investment intermediaries are accepted as DealWire CRA’s including boutique investment banks, corporate and project finance advisors, accountants and lawyers.
Investors set their DealWire investment or corporate venturing preferences by deal value, investment stage, location and market sector and have those opportunities matching their preferences delivered direct to their e-mail inbox. A messaging service connects them directly with the CRA who posted the opportunity.