Aruwa Capital Management is a Lagos based, female founded and led, growth equity impact fund. As one of the few woman owned funds in Africa, Aruwa has identified a significant untapped investment opportunity, investing in rapidly growing and profitable companies that either provide essential goods and services to women or employ women through their workforce or value chain.
Aruwa Capital Management was founded on the conviction that the gender imbalance amongst capital allocators on the continent, provides a unique opportunity to invest in untapped segments of the economy whilst closing gender economic gaps across society and generating enhanced returns.
With few private equity funds owned or led by a woman in Africa, Aruwa Capital Management aims to change the narrative for women as capital allocators, entrepreneurs, consumers and stakeholders in Africa and globally.
The team based is led by the Founder, Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes and combines international best practice skill sets from global institutions with deep local networks, operational know how and on the ground presence, to unlock untapped investment opportunities. The team is made up of investment professionals with investing experience and operators that understand how to run and improve businesses.