Basic Profile

Lagos, Nigeria

Investment Banker | Investor | Social Entrepreneur | Invvestment Analyst & Economist


  • MBA, Investment Banking and Risk Management, London School of Business and Finance.
  • BSc (Hons) Economics – Crawford University

Professional Background

Kayode is a top-rated Investment and Business expert. He has hands-on experience and sound track record in corporate finance, investment research and doing business in Africa.

Kayode is totally committed to the belief that private sector development is a key enabler of economic and social wealth creation in Africa.

Through his work with Seeder & Ash Capital as a a co-founder and CEO, he is focused on unlocking and mobilising capital to support, drive and build businesses that are budding and scalable to make a positive, significant, and sustainable impact in Africa whilst at the same time delivering optimal value to the providers of capital.

Kayode is a core deal adviser and Investment Banker. He recently led the Investment Banking division of Asset & Resource Management (ARM) wherein he structured and raised capital in excess of $4 billion for Corporates, Projects and Sub-nationals.

He is an astute entrepreneur who loves to scale and optimise businesses. Through his principal investment business, he has significant interest in viable businesses in Agriculture, Transportation, Infrastructure, Waste Management, Fintech, and Hospitality sectors.

He is a top-ranked economist and investment analyst and was once a top 3 analyst in the top listed companies in the Banking and Energy sectors in Nigeria according to Bloomberg Intelligence. He led the Research Team of the largest non-bank financial institution in Nigeria with asset worth over N1 trillion and a Pension Fund Manager with AUM of >N500 billion.

Kayode has been able to perfectly combine his analytical and economics background with his investment banking and entrepreneurial experience in proffering highest quality services to Investors and Businesses.

He has volunteered for a number of social projects. He was a mentor on the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship programme (TEEP) and Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF). He once championed the selection committee of DAAYTA program