Our BusinessOld Mutual Alternative Investments

Who we are

Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI) is one of Africa’s leading private alternative investment managers. We manage infrastructure funds, through our wholly-owned subsidiary, African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM); private equity funds , and impact funds.

We choose to make a positive impact across Africa by partnering with stakeholders to build businesses that deliver competitive returns and unlock opportunities others may overlook.

Our Investment Philosophy

We are committed to making a POSITIVE DIFFERENCE by striving to achieve consistent and competitive investment returns while facilitating economic growth and job creation. 

We believe SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS have a greater positive impact on the world around them. Our investments in infrastructure development, housing, schools and education, community property and private businesses, serve as great engines of employment, skills development and economic growth. 

Fundamental to how we operate is building strong PARTNERSHIPS. We leverage our expertise and network to source, execute and exit investments in established companies across Africa. We work closely with our investments throughout their lifecycle to drive long-term sustainable value.

Our Investment Philosophy
Our People

Our people are passionate about developing innovative and creative investment solutions and are fundamental to our success. Through a shared-values system, we’re able to realise community needs and ultimately, produce superior returns for investors.

Capabilities

Infrastructure

Our infrastructure funds are managed by African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a wholly owned subsidiary of OMAI. As one of Africa’s leading infrastructure equity investment managers, AIIM develops and manages private equity infrastructure funds designed to invest long-term institutional equity in African infrastructure projects.

Infrastructure
Private Equity

We actively manage private equity investments across Southern Africa, investing in high-quality unlisted business with significant growth potential and attractive characteristics.

Private Equity
Impact Investing

We manage a range of high-quality education and affordable housing impact funds across Southern Africa. Our funds offer investors commercially viable returns in investments that deliver large-scale impact benefiting low-income communities.

Impact Investing
International Private Equity

A seasoned global alternatives programme that invests in primary and secondary private investments in venture capital, growth and buyout funds in North America, Europe and selected emerging markets.

International Private Equity
Hybrid Equity

We are one of South Africa’s most established alternatives fund managers investing in mezzanine debt, preference shares, and quasi equity.

Hybrid Equity