Mr. Jide Ogundare is the founder and managing director of MBO Capital Management Limited (MCM), a private equity firm that invests in small to medium-sized companies in Nigeria and the rest of Anglophone West Africa.
In addition to leading the executive team at MCM, he serves as a director of AfyaCare Nigeria Ltd – a company that invests in healthcare assets, Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited (operator of Shoprite stores in Nigeria), and FCSL Asset Management Limited. All three companies are portfolio companies of MCM.
Prior to founding MBO Capital in 2012, Jide was an Executive Director and Head of, Retail Banking Division of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank), a leading African Bank with Nigerian roots where he worked for 21 years.
His areas of expertise include corporate governance, transaction structuring, policy & procedure development, client & investor relations, and performance improvement. Jide also serves as chairman of the Boards of Eko Development Company Ltd, The Payment Services Company Ltd, Primera Microfinance Bank Ltd, and Fountain Holdings Ltd, as well as a member of the Board of Nosak Farm Produce Ltd. He previously served on the Boards of GTBank Plc. and GTBank Sierra Leone Ltd.
He holds an MBA from Cardiff Business School and a first degree in Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Jide was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1987