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About the Emerald Group

The Emerald Group logo About the Emerald Group

The Emerald Group, which is headquartered in Dubai, UAE, is an international investment company, founded in 2009.

The Group’s experts have more than 100 years’ experience in identifying new investment opportunities and conducting business in emerging markets.

And it’s in Africa where this strategic presence is strongest. Specializing in the social, political, economic, and historic aspects of this continent, in all areas, to bring investors immeasurable competitive advantage.

About the Emerald Group investments strategy

The Group’s principle strategy to entry across its businesses is based on regional and sector expertise, partnerships, and designing and implementing bespoke, executable strategies.

• Leveraging partnerships with specialized advisors.

• Establishing relationships with local companies.

• Promoting inclusive growth.

• Designing regional and sub-regional strategies.

• Navigating the legislative landscape and adhering to all laws.

• Practicing good governance and strong ethics.

About the Emerald Group representative investments

Making new investments to build a diversified and dynamic portfolio.

BANKO Financial Group – connecting people and businesses in Africa and headquartered in London, with financial services operational across multiple regions in Africa.

Optimal Investments – one of Portugal’s leading investment banking boutiques, leading on corporate finance and investment advice, including corporate finance, project and structured finance, and services in equity and debt capital markets.

Optime Investments – an alternative asset management and investment firm, established in Portugal, with over 75 years of experience in private equity and alternative asset management.

NextGen – a private limited company, incorporated in Australia and headquartered in Angola, to identify, build and operate mining projects in the west and southern parts of Africa.

Makeba – a mobile-based financial services provider that combines a mobile wallet with international money transfers for individuals, and merchant point of sale solutions.

Polígrafo – a fact-checking website which verifies the veracity of global news, for the benefit of readers. Topics include politics, economics, sports and international news.

Nino Oil & Gas – an independent E&P company that exclusively focuses on oil and gas opportunities in Angola.

Accel International – specialising in building and construction material and construction services.

Diaar Property Group – a privately-owned strategic, property development and investment company.

EMILOR – a joint venture between Essilor, the world-leader in corrective eye lenses and the Emerald Group since 2015.

About the Emerald Group expertise

The Group, which provides investment, financial and management advisory expertise, today counts amongst its customers leaders in the Oil and Gas sector (such as BP, Sonangol and Petrobras), mining sector (such as Vale, De Beers and Trafigura), as well as in the financial sector (namely Goldman Sachs and The Carlyle Group).