Bryce Fort

Partner and Managing Director, Nairobi

Bryce Fort is a Partner, Managing Director and Founding Partner of Emerging Capital Partners (ECP). Mr. Fort is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and recommending investments, performing due diligence, and leading transaction teams.

Prior to joining ECP in 2002, Mr. Fort worked for Deutsche Bank AG’s European Healthcare Corporate Finance Group which executed mergers and acquisitions and equity and debt financing for pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies.

Mr. Fort received a bachelor’s degree cum laude in computer engineering with a minor in economics from Lehigh University. He has served on the boards of Mukuru, IHS Towers, Wananchi Group, Java House, Artcaffé and Maarifa Education, among others.

ECP has raised over $3.4 billion for investment and is a leading private equity manager focused exclusively on Africa. ECP has four offices across Africa and over 20+ years of investing experience, having made over 70 investments and nearly 60 full exits with operations in over 40 countries on the continent. ECP strives to lift performance and profitability, building sustainable businesses that bring lasting benefits to their communities.