Managing Director / CIO. Investment Committee Member
MBA – Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Associate, Chartered Institute Of Bankers (ACIB)
B.Eng. (Agric) – University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Adeniran Ajakaiye (Niran) is the Managing Director / Chief Investment officer of Africa Plus Partners Nigeria Limited and an Investment Committee Member at AIPF. He is a customer-focused manager with over 19 years’ experience in Consulting and Banking industries with key expertise in debt creation, deal structuring, project management, structured finance, VC/PE advisory and investment management.
He has been involved directly in creating debt instruments for major infrastructure projects in Nigeria while working for GT Bank, First Bank, Stanbic IBTC, and Access Bank as the Regional Manager for their Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) business in South West. He also worked in the USA for Citigroup and Wells Fargo.
Niran has an extensive consulting experience, developed while working for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) USA where he consulted on M&A, compliance and re-engineering projects for some of the largest firms in USA. During this period, he developed a quality consistency testing model, conducted due diligence on asset acquisition in an M&A transaction, managed implementation of system enhancement, completed competitive intelligence report and was seconded as a strategic adviser to manage underperforming firms. Clients includes Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Fannie Mae, Suntrust, Delta Airline, PHH, Wells Fargo, Bank of America etc.