Friday
June 15
2018

LeapFrog Set to Invest in Nigerian Pension-Fund Manager

By Vernon Wessels and Sarah Syed

LeapFrog Investments Ltd. is investing in one of Nigeria’s largest pension-fund managers to tap rising demand for retirement products among low-income consumers in Africa’s most populous nation.

The private-equity investor, which has interests in healthcare and financial-services businesses spanning 149 Asian and African markets, didn’t disclose the terms of the deal with ARM Pension Managers Ltd. in a statement on Friday. ARM Pensions has $1.8 billion in funds under management reaching about 700,000 people through 57 locations across the country, it said.

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Source: Bloomberg (link opens in a new window)

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Africa, financial services, impact investing, impact investors, Nigeria, pensions, private equity