AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Africa Investment Capital Partners
Philip Mutooni is a Partner and Managing Director at Kuramo Capital Management, where he is responsible for sourcing, executing, and managing investments. In addition to his investing role, Mr. Mutooni heads the coverage of Kuramo’s strategic relationships, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He is based in New York.
Prior to Kuramo, Mr. Mutooni was a Senior Investment Manager at GE Asset Management (GEAM), GE’s $120B investment management arm. At GEAM, he was the head of the Africa investing program and a senior investment professional within the private equity group where he led or co-led the underwriting of ~$250MM in Co-investments/Direct Deals, and ~$500MM in Primary Fund commitments globally. During his 11 year tenure, Mr. Mutooni served as GEAM’s board representative in various companies and LPACs.
Prior to joining GEAM, Mr. Mutooni was an Equity Research Analyst at Credit Suisse, and began his career as an entrepreneur & founder of a technology startup based on his graduate school work at MIT.
Phil holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an SM degree in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BS in Electrical Engineering with honors from the University of Rochester.