FBNQuest Funds is one of Nigeria’s oldest private equity fund managers, offering a portfolio of robust investments with the potential for great returns. We provide investment and growth capital in equity and quasi-equity financing to mid-cap companies operating in Nigeria. FBNQuest Funds was incorporated in 2002 to manage and deploy pools of capital set aside by FirstBank for SME investments following the SMEEIS programme – a CBN led initiative. From 2009 to date, FBNQuest Funds has held direct investments in mid-cap companies and real estate projects in Nigeria and fund interests in technology-focused SSA venture capital funds.
FBNQuest Funds, a renowned private equity manager and the investment division of FBNQuest Capital, is focused on delivering exceptional investment performance and returns. We are also a legacy business of FBNHoldings Plc, with a solid footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa.
We manage proprietary and third-party capital, and provide investment opportunities to clients looking to invest in high growth companies in Nigeria and SSA across Private Equity, Venture Capital, credit and real estate, targeting higher long term yields.
We provide value by investing in private companies across the alternative investments spectrum and assist portfolio companies by providing technical support and strategic guidance in areas of operational improvement, including cost efficiency, revenue enhancement and balance sheet optimisation.
We apply exacting standards to produce a portfolio of resilient investments with the potential for excellent performance. With our rigorous research processes and investment expertise, we have provided over N20billion across various alternative asset classes through direct investments in mid-cap companies, real estate projects, special situations, and funds managed by experienced managers.