Keba Keinde is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Investment Corporation (previously Millennium Finance Corporation). He was also the Founder of Millennium Private Equity and acted as Chairman of Millennium Private Equity from inception to 2009. Prior to founding Millennium Finance Corporation, Keba was the Managing Director, Head of the Middle East, Africa at BNP Paribas for four and a half years. Prior to that, he spent four years at the International Finance Corporation IFC, (World Bank Group) in Washington DC, four years at Lehman Brothers in New York and London, and three years at IBM France.
He has been leading investments and advising numerous governments and international corporations on strategic transactions, totaling more than USD 100 billion across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Keba holds an engineering degree from ‘Ecole Nationale Supérieuredes Télécommunications de Paris’, and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston). Keba Keinde was awarded the ‘Builders of the African Economy Award’ in 2010.
Emerging economies, which I call the New World represent 50% of the world GDP today and will represent more than 60% of the world GDP in 20 years. There is not any single global investment company that is giving priority to the New World. Today’s leading global investment company have played an important role in supporting the economy of the developed countries.
Our objective at Millennium Investment Corporation is to identify, structure, mobilize financial and technical resources on a global basis, and invest in strategic projects in the New World.
Although a number of companies from the New World have become global leaders across various industries, there is not a single investment company from the New World that has emerged as a global competitor participating in strategic projects in the New world. MFC aims to become the first leading global investment company from the New World by 2030.
Millennium Investment Corporation as a lean organizational structure that leverages third party companies’ expertise in selected industry and region to maximize quality and efficiency.
Millennium Investment Corporation uses world-renowned third-party law firms, accounting firms, industry specialists and technical / engineering firms, when evaluating and structuring investment opportunities. Millennium Investment Corporation focuses on the highest value creation including, origination, structuring, negotiation of projects as well as governance and oversight of investee companies.
Millennium Investment Corporation provides a flexible platform to seasoned professionals with a proven track record, that promotes responsibility and entrepreneurship, rewarding value creation.