Africa Hotel Investment Forum

October 2019 – Africa

AHIF

October 2019 – Africa

Speaker Profile

Nimit Shah

Partner, Helios Investment Partners

Mr Shah is partner at Helios Investment Partners where he focuses on credit investments. He joined Helios in 2008, and over the last 10 years has invested in credit, growth equity and buyout opportunities across Africa including Vivo Energy, GB Foods Africa, OVH Energy, Mall for Africa and Continental Outdoor. Prior to joining Helios, Mr Shah was a Director within the Financial Sponsors Group at Lehman Brothers in London. His experience there spanned M&A advisory, leveraged finance and equity capital markets. Mr Shah started his career as a strategy consultant at Arthur D Little. Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya, he completed his high school education at Eton College in the UK; he has an MA in Economics and Management from Oxford University and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Mr Shah, a Kenyan and British national, speaks Swahili, Gujarati and Hindi.