Transformative Investing in Frontier Markets
Sturgeon has invested in Central Asia for 15 years
Our companies have an addressable market of 400m people
We only consider companies capable of generating +40% IRRs
We maintain active board representation on 100% of our companies
Central Asia Investment Pioneers
Sturgeon Capital has invested in extraordinary businesses across Central Asia and the Caucasus region for over 15 years.
Focus: Uzbekistan Growth Equity Fund
The world’s first private investment fund focused in Uzbekistan, a country primed for high growth after recent liberalisation and economic reforms. With 15 years experience in the region and with an in-country team, Sturgeon is committed to a data-driven investment process that involves partnering with future industry-leading businesses to leverage the region’s unique growth dynamics to achieve profitability and impact.Find out more
bne IntelliNews editor-in-chief Ben Aris talks to Kiyan Zandiyeh and Alex Branton, investment managers at Sturgeon that has been working in the region since the early days about the progress the country has made and where the opportunities lie.
In this edition of Sturgeon Insights, the team introduce their data-driven approach to impact investing. The central premise of the team’s rigorous impact framework is that investing in innovative, technology-enabled companies that create private-sector jobs can generate long-term sustainable social impact and superior financial returns for investors.
In this edition of Sturgeon Insights, the team write about how the emergence of cheaper forms of technology and increased levels of connectivity have transformed the nature of investing in frontier markets.