Given high economic growth, rapid urbanization, and soaring consumer spending, Capri Global Capital believes that most African markets are sorely lacking in quality commercial and residential real estate stock. Further, current, in-place urban infrastructure is woefully inadequate and struggling to keep up with the pace of economic expansion.
Paul B. Edwards
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Edwards is a partner and oversees the firm’s marketing and investment activities across Africa, India, and the Middle East and is President of Capri Africa. He is a member of the Global Management Board. Mr. Edwards has more than 30 years of international securities and investment banking structuring experience. Prior to joining Capri, Mr. Edwards served as Managing Director and Head of North and South America Asset Securitization for WestLB and WestLB Panmure Securities. Mr. Edwards began his career as a commercial lender at Citibank, N.A. in the 1970s, ultimately serving in management positions in Africa and the Middle East for nearly 10 years. He brings a wealth of overseas investment experience to the firm. Mr. Edwards is on the advisory board of the Institutional Institute of New Jersey, a member of the National Association of Securities Professionals, and is a trustee and president of the United Methodist Foundation of greater new Jersey Annual Conference. Mr. Edwards holds a Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Economics from Dartmouth College.
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