Unlocking Africa

Empowering African Markets: The Impactful CrossBoundary Approach to Purposeful Investing with Nneka Chime

July 24, 2023 Episode 80
Unlocking Africa
Empowering African Markets: The Impactful CrossBoundary Approach to Purposeful Investing with Nneka Chime
Show Notes

Episode #80 with Nneka Chime, who is a Partner at CrossBoundary and has a profound interest in utilising technology, innovation, and investments to foster a more equitable and sustainable world.

CrossBoundary is a mission-driven investment firm dedicated to harnessing the potential of capital for sustainable growth and robust returns in underserved markets.

With a transaction-centred approach to underserved markets, CrossBoundary offers investment advisory services, boasting specialised expertise in unlocking investment opportunities across all sectors in emerging and underserved markets. Their diverse clientele for advisory services includes governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms, Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions.

What We Discuss With Nneka

  • What is CrossBoundary's transaction-centered approach to underserved markets, and how does it differ from traditional investment models?
  • Can you provide examples of successful investment projects by CrossBoundary in African markets, and how they have led to sustainable growth and strong returns?
  • What challenges does CrossBoundary encounter while operating in African markets, and how does the company overcome them to achieve its investment objectives?
  • As CrossBoundary is located in Nigeria, how has the series of challenges faced by the Nigerian economy in 2023, such as the Naira redesign and change of government, affected the company's operations?
  • How does CrossBoundary align its investments with sustainable development goals (SDGs) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles?
  • And much more...

Full show notes and resources can be found here: Unlocking Africa show notes

Did you miss my previous episode where I discuss Unlocking Billions of Dollars: Capital Reallocation and Asset Recovery in Africa with Amaechi Nsofor? Make sure to check it out!

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