Development Partners International


DPI is a leading private equity firm that invests across Africa.
With over US$1 billion assets under management, DPI invests across the African continent in companies benefiting from the fast-growing emerging middle class.

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Our Team

DPI’s team has extensive hands-on African private equity and investment experience. We have over 80 years’ experience and are proud to have been investors in many of Africa’s success stories.

DPI is staffed by investment professionals from various parts of Africa, matching the pan-African nature of the investment opportunity it assesses.

Thanks to our rich mix of complementary investment and operating capabilities, regional “on the ground” knowledge and language skills, we are able to offer a detailed understanding of the operational and transactional issues of investing in the African continent.

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Our Approach

We are a process-led private equity firm. Our investment process combines rigorous analysis with comprehensive due diligence.

We are engaged investors, working closely with our portfolio companies to create value. We seek to uncover compelling and exclusive investment opportunities in rapid growth economies and sectors throughout Africa.

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