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The African presence is managed by Warren Pearce, a South African national who has worked at Strand Hanson since February 2000, and who has a strong track record in originating and executing African mandates.

Our African presence provides a range of significant benefits for existing and potential clients, including:

  • Up-to-date, relevant in country knowledge;
  • Key relationships with local market participants;
  • On the ground presence leading to identification of high growth opportunities;
  • Flexible approach enabling co-investment alongside established players

Since the establishment of our African office in November 2008, we are proud to have advised on transactions in 27 African countries, and to have made direct investments in over a dozen African countries.