I&M Burbidge Capital Limited is a Corporate finance advisory firm regulated by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and a licensed Nominated Advisor (NomAd) by the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) for the Growth Enterprise Market Segment (GEMS) creating long-term advisory relationships & solutions across Sub-Saharan Africa with a specific focus on the East African region.
I&M Burbidge Capital specialises in advising businesses in the region on significant capital raising through IPOs, private equity, debt and Mergers & Acquisition transactions and mainly focus on mid & large sized companies with typical transaction size of $5 million – $300 million.
Founded in Nairobi in 2010 by Edward Burbidge as Burbidge Capital Limited, the company has since extended its reach to other parts of Sub-Saharan Africa as well as set up ties with partner investment banks in Africa, Europe & Asia.
In 2012, Burbidge Capital Limited set up a subsidiary in Uganda.
In 2016, I&M Holdings Limited, acquired 65% shareholding in Burbidge Capital Group. Following this acquisition, Burbidge Capital is now a member of the I&M Group and was renamed I&M Burbidge Capital, shortly after the acquisition.
I&M Holdings is part of the I&M Group which comprises its banking entities in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Mauritius as well as GA Insurance Company Limited amongst others. I&M Group is a leader in the financial services industry in East Africa with a significant presence in the banking, insurance, manufacturing and real estate sectors. Listed on the NSE with a market capitalization of c. USD 500 million, it is regulated by the Capital Markets Authority as well as by the Central Bank of Kenya as a non-operating holding company.