Thursday 22 June 2017

Investec Appoint Peter Baird as Head of African Private Equity

Investec Asset Management have appointed Peter Baird as the Managing Principal for the firm’s African private equity funds. Previously, Baird led Standard Chartered’s private equity team in Johannesburg, and built a USD900m portfolio. Investec Asset Management currently have two Africa PE funds with a total of USD450m, and a targeted investment size of USD15m to USD80m.

Baird holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Cape Town and a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University, and is a CFA Charterholder