Bobfade Elegbede

Partner, Investment
Previously worked in tax and consulting in Deloitte Joined Platform Capital from Asset and Resource Management Holding where he worked on Corporate Development, Strategy and Finance. In his time there, he worked on supporting senior management of the HoldCo and its subsidiary companies formulate corporate strategy, manage and improve corporate performance, drive corporate development initiatives and transactions and execute special projects sponsored by members of the board of directors and/or the executive management committee. He coordinated the company’s sell-side activities for two divestment transactions in the insurance and pension segments and also worked on the creation of a Social Impact Investments Fund focused on delivering financial and social returns to investors from guided investments in social impact areas with Healthcare and Education as core focus. He worked on conceptualizing and setting up the company’s fintech-focused investment vehicle (ARMLabs) – a corporate venture capital set up to strategically invest in and collaborate with FinTechs and was appointed into its maiden Investment Committee. Supported the transaction that saw ARM’s acquisition of 100% of Mixta, a Pan African Real Estate Development and Investment Company with presence in 8 countries and developed post-transaction business combination and integration strategies for the merged entities. As Technology Investments lead at Platform Capital, Bowofade has been responsible for leading over 20 equity transactions into tech and tech-enabled companies – managing a portfolio of over 60 companies directly and over 90 companies indirectly through Limited Partner investments in 4 Venture Capital funds across 4 countries

Areas of Expertise :

  • Strategy and Finance
  • Tax and Consulting