Growing Business, Facilitating Investments

Who are we ?

PRIVATE EQUITY SUPPORT (PES) is an enterprise  support advisory consulting firm, based out of Nairobi, Kenya. PES is working to successfully originate, de-risk, structure and support Early Stage Financing (SME Investment) in Sub Saharan Africa. 

This is through 3 main ways

Pre Investment Support

Transaction Advisory

Post Investment Support

We work with capital seekers (entrepreneurs) to review, prepare, value and package their businesses as part of an investor engagement process or growth preparation process.
We also work with capital providers to originate, due diligence and structure value enhancing investments, including providing post investment support.
PES has developed a niche of working with local entrepreneurs; family owned or founder led businesses, including a significant representation of women owned and led businesses. PES is committed to developing investment opportunities that have been de-risked through investor readiness, to facilitate successful and cost effective early stage financing.
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Impact and Sustainability - SDG

Supporting the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is at the core of what PES does, both at the firm level and at the client engagement level. 

Our clients work across various sectors that support the achievement of SDGs; Education Sector (SDG 4 – Quality Education), Manufacturing (SDG 12 –Responsible consumption and production), Clean Energy (SDG 7 – Affordable and Clean Energy). We have provided access to finance for local early stage and SME businesses, reducing inequalities (SDG 10).

Below are the key firm level SDG’s that we support through our work.

SDG 5: Gender Equality

PES is a women founded and led Enterprise Support advisory Firm. PES focuses on supporting scalable businesses, including women-led or owned enterprises on continent.

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Through our pre and post investment support services, , businesses are prepared for sustainable growth, by enhancing their understanding of how best to resource this scaling up. This creates sustainable businesses that offer long term employment and contribute to economic growth.

SDG 9: Industry Innovation and Infrastructure

PES combines business advisory services from an investor perspective with hands on portfolio company support. This makes it easier for businesses to prepare and access external capital, providing Early Stage Finance (ESF) investors with robust, de-risked pipeline.

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