Gbenga Hassan, FCCA
Gbenga has over 28 years of private equity, principal investing, and financial advisory experience in the international and West African markets.
He manages Àrgentil’s principal investing and asset management business including the Àrgentil Principal Investment Portfolio I (APIP I) which is fully exited. He has led investments made by APIP II including Tempo Housing Nigeria Limited, winner of the Private Equity Africa Deal of the Year (Small Cap) 2019 award.
Gbenga sits on the APIP II Investment Committee and the board of its investee companies. He has also led principal investments in Sygen Pharmaceuticals and First Modular Gas Systems Limited and Àrgentil’s investments into two fund managers and early-stage investments. Previously, Gbenga was responsible for identifying, originating, and executing private equity transactions in West Africa at Aureos Capital, specialising in deal structuring, valuation, and portfolio management. He also worked with Standard Bank London and Stanbic Bank Nigeria in various corporate and project finance roles.
He holds an MSc from University College London and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.