ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (“ARCH”), authorised and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority, is a specialist emerging markets (“EM”) investment adviser with professionals that have considerable experience of EM, private equity, asset management, legal and governance matters, gained over many decades.
Founded in 2018, ARCH is an owner-managed group which operates on a strong governance framework with a focus on delivering added value to investments, based on a risk-adjusted approach.
ARCH provides an outstanding governance platform for leading edge specialist strategies. ESG is core to all of our strategies, and it is one of the many ways we seek to actively add value to all of our investments. Success can be demonstrated by the development finance institutions that have supported some of our strategies.
ARCH was formed by JCH and Partners LLP and African Rainbow Capital (“ARC”). JCH and Partners LLP was founded by Johan Hattingh, an experienced EM investor and veteran of the Ashmore Group. ARC is an African financial services company established in 2015 by Ubuntu-Botho Investments (the private capital vehicle of Patrice Motsepe, renowned entrepreneur, and philanthropist).
ARCH is advising on investments for two emerging markets focused strategies (Renewable Energy and Logistics / Cold Chain Solutions Platforms) and a global strategy (Sustainable Natural Resources).
ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited (ARCH) was founded by JCH & Partners LLP based in London
Africa Rainbow Capital Propriety Limited joined ARCH as shareholders
ARCH Africa Renewable Energy had its first close with ARCH as Investment Advisor
ARCH Kenya Office opened
ARCH Cold Chain Solutions Fund had its first close with ARCH as Investment Advisor
ARCH opened its office in Abidjan
ARCH Africa Renewable Energy had its final close
ARCH Sustainable Resources Fund had its first close with ARCH as Investment Advisor
ARCH becomes member of UK Initiative Climat International (iCI)
ARCH becomes signatory of UNPRI
ARCH Cold Chain Solutions Fund had its final close
ARCH Emerging Markets Partners Limited was awarded "East African fund manager of the year" and were finalists for "Emerging manager of the year", at the SuperReturn Africa Awards