About Zedcrest

Zedcrest Group is Africa’s foremost new-age financial solutions powerhouse with a reputation for excellent business practices.

our story

A History of Growth and
Innovation

2013 – A Dream was Born

Zedcrest Capital was founded in 2013 as a securities trading firm with specific focus on Fixed Income Trading.

2013 – A Dream was Born

Zedcrest Capital was founded in 2013 as a securities trading firm with specific focus on Fixed Income Trading. As a new-age financial markets player, the firm committed itself into making the best possible deals happen for Foreign Investors, Pension Funds, Asset Managers and Institutions and within a short time Zedcrest Capital became a dominant force in the Nigerian debt capital market.

2014 – Bridging the Credit Gap

As the company quickly grew in leaps and bounds, it identified a huge gap in customer finance and decided to set up a tech-driven lending company in 2014.

2014 – Bridging the Credit Gap

As the company quickly grew in leaps and bounds, it identified a huge gap in customer finance and decided to set up a tech-driven lending company in 2014. Upon its berth, Zedvance Limited (now Zedvance Finance Limited) provided quick and collateral-free loans to over 10,000 Nigerians in its first year. The company has since disbursed over 1 million loans.

2017 – Brokering the Best Deals

Zedcrest Capital consolidated its securities broking business to newly unveiled Zedcap Partners, a SEC licensed inter-dealer brokerage firm.

2017 – Brokering the Best Deals

Zedcrest Capital consolidated its securities broking business to newly unveiled Zedcap Partners, a SEC licensed inter-dealer brokerage firm. Continuing the culture of market leadership, Zedcap became be the dominant player in the securities markets and was recently awarded the 2019 Best Brokerage Firm in Nigeria by the FMDQ. Since its establishment, Zedcap Partners has built strong local and international partnerships. A Joint Venture with GFI group of South Africa was later unveiled to improve product offerings to Foreign Investors.

2020 - Backing the best African Ventures

In 2019, Zedcrest Capital introduced its venture investing initiative (Ventures@Zedcrest) to make pre-seed, seed and series A investments

2020 – Backing the best African Ventures

In 2019, Zedcrest Capital introduced its venture investing initiative (Ventures@Zedcrest) to make pre-seed, seed and series A investments in transformational ventures telling the African story. This initiative is in addition to the core focus on Proprietary Investing & Capital Management – self Investing in Debt & Equity instruments, business acquisitions etc.

2020 - Private Wealth & Investment Management Introduced

The Group launched ZIMVEST (Zedcrest Investment Managers) on the 20th of February 2020 (20:02:2020) as a digital private wealth management firm

2020 - Digital Wealth and Investment Management Platform Launched

The Group launched ZIMVEST (Zedcrest Investment Managers) on the 20th of February 2020 (20:02:2020) as a digital private wealth management firm to focus on providing portfolio advisory and investment management services to Individuals and Corporates. The firm believes in a mission to contribute to capital formation in African economies

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Business Subsidiaries

20+

Venture Investments

50+

international & Local Partners

20+

Products & Services

400+

Dedicated Employees

6

international & local awards

“We believe we are particularly positioned to lead the transformation of the African financial services industry. Deploying capital and cutting edge technology, we are on a mission to build an interconnected and vibrant African financial services landscape.

It has not been done before. We will do it”

Adedayo Saheed Amzat, CFA

GMD, zedcrest

the board

At Zedcrest Group, our people are the key drivers of our success.

Babatunde Adebisi Sanda, FCA

chairman

Adedayo Saheed Amzat, CFA

Group Managing Director

Stella Duru

non-executive director

Adebola Williams

non-executive director

Oluseyi Akinbi

Director

management team

With a common purpose, unique talents and collective capabilities, we work together to do the extraordinary, with a bigger picture in sight.

Idris Olayinka Bello

Head, Finance & Accounts

Adedoyin Samo

GH, HR & Admin

Yemi Kehinde

GH, Legal & Compliance

Babatunde Abdulqadir

GH, Internal Audit

Everistus Obi

Everistus Obi, Ag. CEO, Zedvance Finance

Adegoke Orimolade

ed, Business Development,
zedvance finance

Oluwatosin Ayanfalu

Securities Trading & Investment Manager,
zedcap partners