Optiva Capital’s CEO, Ms. Jane Kimemia, Delivers Keynote on Launch of Diaspora Investor Direct Investment
In a recent session with select business editors, Ms. Jane Kimemia, the Managing Director/CEO of Optiva Capital Partners Limited, shared insights into the firm’s latest endeavor, the Diaspora Investor Direct Investment (DIDI) initiative. This groundbreaking project aims to attract diaspora funds and investments totaling $5 billion into Nigeria.
During the discussion, Kimemia highlighted the firm’s newly launched wealth advisory services and its strategic partnership with Polaris Bank. These efforts are designed to provide comprehensive solutions to investors seeking opportunities for wealth preservation and growth.
Kimemia emphasized the importance of protecting, growing, enhancing, and optimizing wealth for discerning investors, stating that the DIDI initiative serves as a bridge for Nigerians in the diaspora looking to invest back home. With an estimated $100 billion in diaspora funds annually, the goal is to channel 5% of these funds into productive investments in Nigeria.
Regarding implementation, Kimemia outlined the modalities for the DIDI initiative, which include assisting diaspora investors in navigating the complexities of investing in Nigeria and managing associated risks.
Furthermore, Kimemia discussed Optiva Capital’s commitment to service excellence and its dedication to empowering women in the workforce. With over 70% of its workforce comprised of women, the firm prioritizes mentorship and community service programs aimed at supporting women’s career growth and addressing societal challenges such as maternal health care.
Overall, the launch of the Diaspora Investor Direct Investment initiative represents a significant step forward for Optiva Capital in its mission to provide innovative investment solutions and drive economic growth in Nigeria.