- Manages a number of LeapFrog’s word-class financial services companies in its Africa portfolio
- Previously, a senior transactor within the Investment Banking division at Citibank in Nigeria
- Bachelor of Arts in Law and Business Studies and an MBA
Demola AdegbiteAssociate Director
Demola works closely with LeapFrog’s global team to source dynamic investment opportunities and lead transactions through to completion, and manages a number of LeapFrog’s word-class financial services companies in its Africa portfolio.
Before leaping to LeapFrog, Demola was a senior transactor within the Investment Banking division at Citibank in Nigeria where he originated and executed M&A and capital market transactions worth over $5 billion. Prior to this, he worked within the Investment Banking division at Bear Stearns and earlier at Fox-Pitt Kelton, where he was part of the capital markets team that advised on the $1.9 billion IPO for a leading Turkish bank. Demola began his career at Deloitte, London, working within the Audit & Assurance division. He has also served on the boards of Oasis Savings & Loans, MIC Microfinance and Primera Securities in Nigeria.
Demola holds a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Business Studies from the University of Warwick, and an MBA from Said Business School at the University of Oxford. He is a qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ACA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Demola has a special interest in managing alternative investments and was primarily responsible for a $30 million private equity real estate development in Nigeria.