Our Story

Latitude Five is an investment and advisory firm operating in West Africa from its offices in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and London, United Kingdom and with a strong network of associates across the region.

Drawing on the extensive experience and network of its team and associates, Latitude Five provides independent growth and transaction support services to local and international investors and businesses across West Africa. The firm and its associates work in English and French, across Francophone and Anglophone countries, often playing the role of cultural interface as well as technical and strategy adviser to participants in transactions or decision-makers in corporate structures.

Latitude Five focuses primarily on high growth sectors of particular relevance in West Africa: infrastructure, mining and mining services, real estate and hospitality and private equity.

The Latitude Five team has a thorough knowledge of corporate development and structured finance in Africa and internationally, as financiers, lawyers and investors. This includes in-depth expertise in title and commercial negotiations as well as underwriting and executing complex corporate and financing transactions in emerging and frontier markets.