Andrew Newington

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Partner: CIO





“Over time, Actis has played a significant role in encouraging investment into the world’s highest growth markets, and is now one of the largest direct investors in energy, real estate and private equity across Africa, Asia and Latin America. This is a unique history and one of which the business is rightly proud.  Our focus is on meeting the challenge of generating leading returns for our investors while at the same time ensuring that our capital is invested in a responsible and sustainable manner in all of the markets where we are active.”

Andrew started his professional career as a lawyer specialising in cross border transactions, including in Asia and the Middle East, before moving into private equity with BT Capital Partners after completing his MBA at Columbia.

He then spent 13 years with BC Partners, a leading global investment firm, latterly as Managing Partner and co-head of their London office. At Actis, Andrew has operational responsibility for the firm as well as sitting on all of the firm’s investment committees.