8 Miles is a private equity firm focused exclusively on making investments in African businesses. The firm invests in established businesses and sectors with strong growth prospects. It invests in African businesses and sectors with high growth prospects, and enhance performance by implementing an "active ownership" approach when partnering with entrepreneurs and working alongside management teams.
The team at 8 Miles is comprised of individuals from private equity as well as corporate backgrounds, with proven track records of driving operational change and value creation in businesses in Africa and other emerging markets
To deliver improved environmental, social and governance (ESG) outcomes in the creation of market leading African companies.
We believe that the combination of partnering with highly motivated individuals, careful selection of businesses, and hands-on involvement leads to better investment performance.