Sesame Asset Management Company Limited

 commenced operation as a company registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria in January 2012.

    Our promoters in their individual capacity have handled respectable positions at commercial and investment banks in Nigeria and are well experienced and well trained in financial solutions. They have handled landmark deals in the Nigerian market involving governments, corporate and private individuals and between them have financial market experience of over 60 years. They have built relationships over the years with local and international banks and also have a respectable portfolio of Private Equity firms locally and internationally.

    Our company is driven by a strong drive to change the Asset Management space in Nigeria. 

    We will be the bridge that will link focused enterprises to financial solutions that will transform their dreams to reality Our aspiration is to carve a niche in the Alternative Asset Management field which, of course, enables us to create innovative investment structures that will drive superior returns on investment in the Nigerian market and beyond. Indeed, we have been building bridges, cultivating quality relationships, creating innovative financial vehicles and transforming complex financial challenges to workable and peaceable financial solutions


Our Team

President/CEO Mr Olusegun Adams became an Associate Chartered Accountant in May 1996. He  graduated a month later (June 1996) with an Upper Credit in Accountancy from the prestigious Yaba College of Technology. He obtained his Masters in Business Administration (General) from Ambrose Alli University in Nov 2001. He obtained a Certificate in Asset Management from Francis Fischer Trees & Watts based in New York, Manhattan USA as well as Diploma in Asset Management BNP Paribas Academy Paris. 
  He has trained extensively in Asset Management and other finance related fields in London, United States, Paris and Luxembourg. He has over 20 years experience with specialization in Corporate Finance, Strategy and Corporate Planning, Insurance Treasury Management, Financial Control and Asset Management.
   Structured the following transactions among many others:
   - Arranged a $1.15bn FGN Asset Management mandate managed by Francis Fischer Trees Watt (“FFTW”) UK, a subsidiary of BNP Asset Management.
   - Underwrote circa $187.5m in various deals as Group Head, Corporate Finance in Intercontinental Bank
   - Designed the Feasibility Study of the London subsidiary of Intercontinental Bank.
   - Designed the Feasibility Study of Partnership Savings & Loans (Formerly Intercontinental Savings & Loans and more recently TrustBond Mortgages)
   - Several other Feasibility Studies
   - Acquisition of Trimodal Logistics Ltd by STS Group
   - Acquisition of Thydata Ventures by STS Group.

Mrs. Abiola Macaulay B Sc. Accts., MBA General, Chartered Stockbroker, Dip. Pension Admin & Mgt, LBS Alumni
   Managing Director, Intercontinental Capital Markets Limited, Directors, Juli Pharmacy Plc, Chicken Royal, Caronc Farms, Green Palms Nigeria Ltd and Courier Plus Ltd.
   She has over 22 years experience with specialization in Auditing, Marketing, Human Resources, Capital Markets etc.
   She was involved in many capital market activities involving equity raise, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, bond issuance of several companies in the Nigerian market.
   She has handled several SME advisory responsibilities and is presently on the Board of several of them.
   She has held several portfolios in the Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria and is presently the Director of Treasury. 
   She has trained in the US, Singapore, South Africa and UK at different times.

Peter Adetunji is an exceptionally talented personality who was the best student in his secondary education finishing from Metropolitan College (1991) with 7 distinctions and a credit. He graduated as the second best student with BSc Hons. in Chemistry from University of Ibadan (1997), same school where in 2000 he completed his Masters degree in information science as the second best student. He proceeded to the University of Birmingham in 2014 to complete his Post Graduate Certificate in Social Research. He is presently conducting a PhD programme in Management with Gordon Institute of Business Science of South Africa. 
  Peter has over a decade of industry focused experience with proven record of success in Consulting, Strategy and Human Resources Management across the Financial Services, Automobile, Information Technology and Oil & Gas industries. He has worked with top management executives of different organizations to identify key business issues with solutions proffered to them. He has also been involved in several transformational projects as a project manager, subject matter expert and team member. 
  Some of the key mandates he has handled include: 
  El Bethel Hospital where he was the Lead Consultant, Organization/HR Transformation Project 
  Westlake Consult where he was the Subject Matter Expert, Performance Management / Compensation & Benefits Project 
  Heritage Bank where he was the Project Manager, Customer Business Knowledge Solution 
  StanbicIBTC Bank where he was the Subject Matter Expert, Project Oxygen 
  Diamond Bank where he was the Subject Matter Expert, Business Process Re-engineering 
  His areas of professional expertise include: Strategy, Human Resource Management, Research, Sales and Project Management.

Otunba ‘Bayo Adeoye is a first class graduate of Banking & Finance from Ogun State University now Olabisi Onabanjo University. He is a member of the following professional bodies:
                                      - Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  - Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria (CIBN)
  - Institute of Risk Management England & Wales (IRM)
  Otunba Bayo also has M Sc Economics from University of Ibadan and Corporate Finance from University of Ghana (Accra).
  He is highly experienced and has garnered experience at managerial levels at the following organizations: KPMG, Churchgate Group, GT Bank Plc, Mints International Group.
  He is a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International, A Roman Catholic by Faith and happily married.

Victor Igbanor, BSc Economics, MBA USA 
  Victor Igbanor is a seasoned banker with over 15 years experience. He started his banking career at Gatewaybank Plc as part of the After Sales Service Team from where he quickly moved to Strategic Planning and later Corporate Banking where at some point he managed the transport desk. He was exposed to the intrigues and dynamics of management very early in his career as the secretary of management meetings. Because of his prior business experience and entrepreneurial spirit, he branched out of banking to manage his own business for 4 years. 
  
  He returned to banking after relocating to the US in 2008 where he started out as part of the consumer banking team at JPMorgan Chase in Manhattan New York and some of the high profile investment banks in America. 
  
  He has attended several business and management courses both in Nigeria and the USA and held finance and insurance and taxation certification both in the state of New York and New Jersey. He is a proud father of 2 sons and currently lives in New Jersey with his family. 

Vision

“To become the alternative Asset
Manager of choice”

Mission Statement

We build bridges to enhance stakeholders’ wealth.

Corporate Payoff

 When peace of mind matters, go Sesame!

Products and Services

Angel Investment

Private Equity

Financial Advisory

Fund Management

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