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SuperReturn Africa
3-5 December 2024
The Westin, Cape Town

Fola Fagbule
Deputy Director & Head, Financial Advisory at Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)


Fola Fagbule is a banker and investment professional focused on infrastructure in Africa. He currently serves as a Deputy Director and Head of Financial Advisory with overall responsibility for mergers, acquisitions, capital raising and other technical advisory assignments at the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). His work revolves around large infrastructure projects, companies, and investments across Africa. AFC is a US$10bn infrastructure financier working across nearly 35 countries in Africa. Fola has worked at AFC in various roles for nearly a decade and is currently focused mainly on leading the delivery of advice to various clients including governments, private funds, large corporates, private developers, state-owned entities and central banks. Fola also serves as a non-Executive Director representing AFC on the Board of Anergi Holdings Limited, a leading diversified energy business operating in several African countries. Prior to AFC, Fola worked as an investment banker at Afrinvest, a London and Lagos based securities firm. At Afrinvest he focused originally on mergers, acquisitions and capital raising; then subsequently led the investment research department. Fola has received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and prior to that a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics.

Agenda Sessions

  • African commodities: an untapped goldmine

  • Ready, get debt, go: financing infrastructure