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SuperReturn Emerging Markets
24-26 June, 2024
Hotel OkuraAmsterdam

Bassirou Niang
Director & Head of Investor Coverage at Development Partners International (DPI)


Bassirou Niang is Director and Head of Investor Coverage at Development Partners International (DPI), a premier investment firm focused on Africa with $3.0 billion under management.

He focuses on fundraising and capital raising activities including co-investments and secondaries. Based in London, he also manages existing relationships across a broad range of leading pension and sovereign wealth funds, development finance institutions and impact investors. The global investor base represents over 20 countries across North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Prior to joining DPI, Bassirou worked as an Investment Professional in London, Lagos and Abidjan. He started his career in the Global Asset Allocation team at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) in their Canada office.

Bassirou is a member of the CFA Society of the UK and was named one of the 40 under 40: Future Leaders of Private Equity.

Agenda Sessions

  • To liquidity, and beyond