Company Overview

Centum is East Africa's leading investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. We are an investment channel providing investors with access to a portfolio of inaccessible, quality, diversified investments.


Africa's foremost
investment channel


To create real, tangible wealth by providing the channel through which investors access and build extraordinary enterprise in Africa.


  • We deliver to promise
  • We have unity of purpose
  • We are partners
  • We invest responsibly

Centum 4.0 Strategic Pillars


Generate a minimum return on equity of 20% through value-creating activities

Liquidity & Capital Structure
Condition Audits.

Minimum of 12-months cover for fund all cash operating expenses and dividend and any other cash investment obligations falling due within 12 months.

Balance sheet strengthening through repayment of all long-term debt obligations (i.e. zero long-term debt capital structure) at Group level.


Maintain a maximum operating cost-to-cash annuity income ratio of 30%.

Organizational effectiveness

Optimisation of Centum’s operating model to support effective and efficient execution of its strategy.

Portfolio Focus

Restructure portfolio to focus on three key business units, namely:
  • Real Estate (Target asset allocation: 45-55%)
  • Private Equity (Target asset allocation: 30-40%)
  • Marketable Securities (Target asset allocation: 10-20%)