Paul Nguru

Paul has been instrumental in sourcing and finalising transactions on behalf of Agri-Vie I as part of the investment team, focusing on the East and West African regions of SSA from his Nairobi base. Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree specialising in finance. He has over 15 years of experience in capital markets, investment banking/corporate finance and private equity, where he has managed transactions for businesses along the entire business life cycle, from start-ups to mature blue chip corporations, engaging in capital market transactions, capital raising, debt origination, M&A and private equity transactions. Prior to joining the Agri-Vie team, Paul worked at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Deloitte Consulting, a leading Pan African Investment Bank and most recently with an East African private equity fund. Paul’s skills in due diligence, valuation, deal structuring, business & strategic planning and corporate restructuring have been gained in the East and West African regional landscape, bringing a nuanced understanding of the business environment to the team.