About Us

Africa Lifestyle Limited

Verod is a leading private equity firm in West Africa, with over US$360 million in assets under management. We invest in high-growth middle-market firms across a range of sectors, including healthcare, education, agribusiness, renewable energy, consumer services, and financial services. Our investments range in size from US$10 million to US$25 million.

In addition to our original private equity business, we also operate Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests in tech startups across the continent. Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures invests between US$250,000 and US$7.5 million in startups addressing vital challenges in FinTech, Logistics, HealthTech, EdTech, and software.

Our competitive edge stems from our unique sourcing capabilities, robust local network, and hands-on approach to value creation. We have a proven track record of identifying and investing in high-growth businesses with strong management teams. We also provide our portfolio companies with the support they need to succeed, including strategic guidance, operational expertise, and access to our global network of resources.

We are backed by a rich blend of institutional investors, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, asset management firms, fund-of-funds, family offices, foundations, and development finance institutions. These investors share our commitment to investing in West Africa and our belief in the region’s long-term growth potential. These investors share our commitment to investing in Africa, and our belief in the continent’s long-term growth potential.