Actis promotes Adiba Anyaoku Ighodaro to partner
Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity investor, has promoted Adiba Anyaoku Ighodaro to partner.
Ighodaro is a member of the investor development group, responsible for leading fundraising activities and investor relations in North America.
Paul Fletcher, senior partner at Actis, says: “Adiba exemplifies the best of Actis’s values. During her time at Actis, she has demonstrated exceptional levels of commitment, energy and professionalism in a number of different roles. Adiba has a rare ability to combine managing complex business relationships with great sensitivity and clear commercial acumen.”
Ighodaro joined CDC in 1991 after beginning her career in commercial and corporate law. She focused on investment opportunities in the Caribbean before being made head of West Africa and setting up CDC’s Nigeria office in 2000. While in Nigeria, Ighodaro played a key role in notable transactions including Starcomms, Diamond Bank, UAC Nigeria and The Palms shopping mall.
Ighodaro transferred to the investor development group when Actis was created in 2004.
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