African Infrastructure Investment Managers


About African Infrastructure Investment Managers

The IDEAS Fund is one of South Africa’s largest domestic infrastructure equity funds and invests in economic infrastructure (roads and railways), social infrastructure (housing and public private partnerships) and renewable energy infrastructure (solar and wind projects) in the SADC region. While infrastructure investments are vital for economic growth and have tangible social and environmental impacts, the fund targets investments with potential to deliver strong long-term returns and simultaneously seeks to meet both social and environmental objectives.

Founded in 1999, the Infrastructural, Developmental and Environmental Assets Managed Fund (IDEAS Fund) is a linked investment policy-based, pooled portfolio product of Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) (OMLACSA), managed by AIIM.

About African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM)

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments* (OMAI), is one of the most experienced infrastructure equity investment managers on the continent, with a proven track record across seven African infrastructure funds over the last 21 years. AIIM’s team of 41 investment professionals across the financial structuring, technical, asset management and ESG capabilities is based out of five offices across the continent (Cape Town, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos and Abidjan). AIIM is committed to Africa’s long-term development and, since 2000, the AIIM team has jointly executed in excess of 63 transactions and 29 exits across 19 countries throughout sub-Saharan Africa. AIIM currently manages an aggregate AUM of USD2.0 billion in assets across the power, renewable energy, digital infrastructure, midstream energy and transport sectors in East, West and Southern Africa. AIIM is one of the largest private investors in the power sector with power portfolio extending across renewable energy and thermal power assets with a combined generation capacity of over 2,700 MW.

*Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI) is one of the largest private alternative investment managers in Africa, with over USD4.6 billion (ZAR65.5 billion) under management in infrastructure, private equity, hybrid equity and impact funds. It is a member of Old Mutual Investment Group, the investment management arm of Old Mutual.

Contact Details

Ground Floor, Colinton House, The Oval, 1 Oakdale Road, Newlands, Cape Town

Tel. Number: +27 (0)21 670 1234



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