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Dapo Okubadejo

Partner & Africa Head of Private Equity & Transaction Advisory at KPMG


Dapo is a Partner & Africa Head of Private Equity & Transaction Advisory at KPMG.

With over 25 years of professional experience, Dapo leads the Sub-Sahara African network with offices in over 33 countries & provides market entry strategy, deal origination, structuring & execution as well as post-deal strategic value optimization and exit management.

He specializes in both buy-side & sell-side Advisory and his experience spans key sectors such as Energy & Power, Consumer Goods, Telecoms & Financial Services.

Dapo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from OAU, Nigeria & as a UK Foreign & Commonwealth Chevening Scholar, holds a Master of Finance degree in the UK, with Distinction. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants & the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School, GIBS SA, INSEAD & London Business School.