Teslim OgundiranInvestment Associate
Teslim is an Investment Associate at Aruwa Capital Nigeria based in Lagos. He has advised clients in several sectors including financial institutions, fast-moving consumer goods, energy & power, real estate, agribusiness and the public sector (National & sub- national).
Prior to joining Aruwa, Teslim led the Investment Banking division at NOVA Merchant Bank where he was responsible for closing capital market transactions in excess of N50billion ($120m). He also worked as an Investment Analyst at Silk Invest Limited, a company regulated by the FCA-United Kingdom, where he was lead analyst in the partial divestment of a portfolio company to a global DFI. At Silk Invest, Teslim worked directly on investments with cumulative value of $10million and he has closed deals of more than $200m.
Teslim started his career as an Investment Banking summer analyst at Bank of America Merill Lynch’s London office.
Teslim believes that with patient and flexible capital, local entrepreneurs can drive sustainable solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the African continent.
Teslim holds a Law degree from Nigeria’s premier university, the University of Ibadan.