Approved by:

Nick Stileman

Founding Partner

at Betula Partners

  • 20-year corporate finance track record across Africa, Middle East & Asia with 13 years focused on Africa
  • Nick co-founded Betula Partners, an FCA regulated independent financial advisor and arranger, working with businesses across Africa and the Middle East to arrange bespoke capital solutions
  • In 2023, Betula launched the Betula Growth fund, a US$150m mezzanine credit fund targeting mid-market growth companies across Africa that have developed productive and profitable business models but struggle to access appropriate growth capital solutions
  • He previously held the position of Managing Director of leveraged finance Africa at Standard Chartered Bank
  • Born in Hong Kong and educated in the UK,. Nick has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Johannesburg
  • Nick holds a BA in Economics and Social Studies from University of Manchester.