Matthew is a Partner at Satya Capital. Having joined the firm in 2009, his transaction experience at Satya includes: Consumer Goods, Retail, Healthcare, Education, Financial Services and Technology sectors. He has worked on projects in over 15 countries across the continent. He joined Satya from Terra Firma, an international private equity group, based in London, where he worked on both the investment appraisal and portfolio management teams. Prior to Terra Firma, Matthew was a M&A investment banker at Lehman Brothers. He is a former Andersen scholar and was an officer in the British Army Reserve. Matthew has BA in Economics and Management from Christ Church, Oxford; and an EMBA from Tsinghua and INSEAD.
Satya Capital is an independent investment firm focused on Africa. We provide growth capital and support to accelerate the expansion of established operations. We are levering the experience of the team, including the building of Celtel, one of Africa’s notable private equity success stories – cumulating in its sale in 2005 for $3.4 billion. Satya has relationships across Africa at the highest levels, most notably through our Chairman Dr Mo Ibrahim.
Since 2015, Satya has worked in partnership with TPG Growth. TPG Growth is the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, the global private investment firm. With more than $7 billion in assets under management and committed capital, TPG Growth targets investments in a broad range of industries and geographies, with a significant focus on emerging markets such as China, India, Brazil, Southeast Asia, and Africa through TPG/Satya.