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Afsane Jetha

Managing Partner & CEO at Alta Semper Capital LLP


Afsane Jetha, Managing Partner & CEO of Alta Semper Capital LLP. Prior to founding Alta Semper, Afsane spent nearly five years with the Duet Group as the Managing Director of the firm’s Africa Private Equity platform, investing nearly US$200m across Sub-Saharan Africa. While at Duet, Afsane led the largest private equity transaction into Ethiopia, Dashen Brewery, as well as sourced and executed on several consumer-facing transactions in Ghana, Uganda and Cote D’Ivoire. Prior to Duet, she was at GI Partners where she executed several transactions in the healthcare, consumer and real estate sectors. Earlier in her career, she was part of the Consumer team at Permira in London, and prior spent several years at Wasserstein Private Equity and Merrill Lynch in New York. Afsane has a degree in Finance from the Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Afsane is a 4th generation Tanzanian and has strong professional and personal links to East Africa

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