Lion’s Head is a specialized merchant bank based in London and Nairobi, focusing on emerging markets and Sub-Saharan Africa. We provide financial advisory services across a range of sectors, including agriculture, health care, education, financial intermediation and infrastructure.
Sustainable land use and renewable energy technologies offer solutions to some of the fundamental challenges facing Africa – from finding economically viable means to electrify a whole continent to ensuring resilience against climate shocks and ensuring long term supply chains. We build strategies and financing platforms for clean energy and low-carbon projects.
We structure innovative and competitive financing solutions across a range of instruments and markets. Our services include transaction structuring for debt and equity in the public and private sectors, fund structuring, market scoping and investment evaluations.
We have worked with clients in a number of emerging markets to raise new capital and support business growth. WE help clients identify capital needs, optimise capital structures, identify sources of capital and execute transactions.
We are an active investor and fund manager, working with direct investment opportunities that complement our advisory activities. We are also an authorised, experienced manager for innovative new fund vehicles.
Chair of UK Government's Global Antrimicrobial Resistance Investment Fund
African Local Currency Bond Fund management
Financing Facility to support Vaccines for Epidemic Preparedness
The Carbon Yield, a metric that quantifies the climate change mitigation enabled by Green Bonds, has been featured on Bloomberg. The methodology was developed on behalf of the Rockefeller Foundation by Lion's Head and South Pole Group (now ISS Ethix) with buy-side...