who we are

A Refreshing Approach to Investments

Afvest Limited is a private company limited by shares formed under the 2008 Kenya Companies Act (Chapter 486 of the Laws of Kenya) (“Cap 486”).

The Company was founded in 2012 when a group of investors saw it fit to pool together their resources-capital, networks, knowledge and expertise-in order to tap into some of the great opportunities in East Africa and Sub Saharan Africa.

Why Invest in Africa?


According to the IMF, between 2013 and 2018 10 of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world will be in Africa.


Africa is resource rich and boasts: 80-90% of the worlds chromium and platinum, 40% of the world’s gold.


The growing middle class workforce is another compelling factor to shift focus to the African continent as a whole.

Investment Strategy

What we Seek to Achieve

Our goal is maximize our investors’ return while supporting our investees’.
We work with entrepreneurs determined to take their businesses to the next level.
We leverage on our networks and experiences to generate a strong deal pipeline.
Corporate governance is a key pillar for us. Our team endeavours to offer support.
Looking for Funding, Visit our offices at 5th Floor, Delta Corner Annex Contact us

Deal highlights

Renewable Energy

Afvest has invested in a renewable energy and back up power solutions provider operating in East Africa.

Real Estate Asset

With the introduction of REITs as an investment product at the NSE, Afvest is well positioned to exploit opportunities in this space.

Venture Capital Fund

Afvest has invested in an early-stage seed fund and incubator program located in the USA.


We have invested in a Kenyan credit only microfinance (MFI) which started operations in August 2013.

Securities Exchanges

Afvest has made equity investments in two leading bourses in East Africa offering diverse investment products.


Afvest has invested in an early stage Ed-tech company whose work revolves around making visual and digital arts.

Why Choose Us?

Active investment management

We invest in companies with solid management and with a clear growth plan.

Long-term horizon

We invest with a long-term view with no plans to exit

Objective valuation

We not only focus on the financial aspect of our investees but operational aspect too.

Strong management

We adopt various downside protection measures to safeguard our investors’ capital.

Looking for Funding, Visit our offices at 5th Floor, Delta Corner Annex Contact us

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