Tendai Nhachi

Investment Manager (Financial Services & Inclusion)

Tendai Nhachi

Investment Manager (Financial Services & Inclusion)

Tendai is part of the investment banking team, performing corporate finance transactions on companies and funds from origination to exit.

She is well-versed in impact investing having worked in emerging and frontier markets at a big-four accounting firm as a regional hub manager on various impact advisory engagements. Prior to joining the impact world, she had worked in investment banking for eight years on several capital raise transactions. Tendai has significant experience in impact fund portfolio management, performing extensive analyses on companies, financial modelling, due diligence for funds as well as general corporate finance advisory. She has worked on several Sub-Saharan Africa impact funds and is trained in the measurement and evaluation of development impact and wider-systems change in the private sector. She has in-depth knowledge on emerging market practices and evaluations of various business models in different sectors. Tendai has experienced first-hand how complex business models can be evaluated in situations of severe economic downturn as well as how impactful businesses can transform the bottom-of-the-pyramid.

Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Tendai is widely travelled has experience performing various corporate finance transactions in over 9 countries. Tendai is a CFA Level 3 candidate. She spends her spare time travelling as much as possible to as many countries as possible.