Alterra Capital Partners is an Africa-focused private equity firm targeting upper middle market companies out of offices in Johannesburg and Lagos. The firm was established in 2020 after The Carlyle Group and Alterra’s senior leadership agreed to transition Carlyle’s Sub-Saharan Africa Fund to an independent platform.
Our investment approach is informed by key macro themes on the African continent, specifically targeting high quality assets backed by strong entrepreneurs to fully develop a growth plan that reflects a shared vision. Key pillars of our approach include:
The Alterra team consists of seasoned investment professionals with expertise across a range of industries backed by a wealth of cumulative PE experience. We are Pan-African investors with transaction expertise in over 30 countries on the continent. The team is uniquely positioned to leverage its global network combined with local African presence and market knowledge to deploy capital successfully in Africa.