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  1. 1. inSight Solutions Advisory Corporate ProfileAddis Ababa, Ethiopia | New York, NY USA 1
  2. 2. inSight Solutions AdvisoryFrontier market-oriented boutique investmentadvisory firm focused on corporate development,market entry, investment analysis and innovation-oriented ventures in East Africaenter East Africaenter East Africalearn its diverse opportunitieslearn its diverse opportunitiesgrow your operations successfullygrow your operations successfullygain richly with high returnsgain richly with high returns inSight Solutions Advisory, LLC
  3. 3. company overviewLocated both in New York, USA and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,inSight combines global expertise in investment managementwith first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunitiespresent in Africa today.Sectors include: ICT, Finance, Travel & Toursim,Infrastructure, FMCG, & Real Estate.Focusing on five key sectors—Environment, Energy, ICT,Infrastructure and Finance—inSight utilizes its proprietaryEnter | Learn | Grow | Gain’ framework to identify corechallenges, discover innovative solutions, and create sustainablevalue for its diverse range of domestic and international clientsinSight’s principle objective is to become the leading corporateadvisory firm in Ethiopia and the top advisory firms in EastAfrica by 2015. We also seek to establish a powerful networkof cross-sector partnerships with principle of mutual gain atthe core, as well as to become a principle channel ofinvestment into sustainable, profit-oriented ventures, bothpublic and private. 3 inSight Solutions Advisory is a full service frontier-oriented boutique advisory firm
  4. 4. Central Addis AbabaEthiopia
  5. 5. who we are Our team is comprised of professionals with expertise across private equity, investment banking, equity analysis and data management Messai Tadesse Managing Partner Messai Tadesse has an MBA from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, a Masters in International Business Management from Sorbonne University in Paris, France, and a Masters in International Finance from Coppead Graduate School of Business in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He has worked on numerous international business and strategy projects at the World Trade Center Atlanta for various domestic and international clients. Jesse Hollander Managing Partner Jesse Hollander received his MBA from Hult International Business School and a BA in Psychology from Boston University. Jesse has extensive experience in international corporate development and international marketing and has worked on several sustainability and innovation-led initiatives for international and domestic corporations. Michael Johnston Data Analysis Michael Johnston is a talented data analyst with extensive experience working in the local context in Ethiopia. Recently, he built data visualization tools for strategic analysis and decision-making at a large Ethiopian institution, and has been working in or studying Ethiopia for 5+ years. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Birmingham-Southern College, focused on descriptive data analysis and optimization of complex or unstructured problems respectively. Chen Chen China Analyst Chen Chen is a senior electrical engineering student at University of Notre Dame and has received her BS in mathematics from Saint Marys College. A native Chinese, she has worked with the Hong Kong- based AsiaCrest Capital for a summer updating databases of fund of hedge funds, endowment funds, etc. She is currently involved in identifying and initiating contact with potential Chinese investors and corporations that have strategic value in East Africa. 5 inSight professionals represent extensive experience in advisory, education and government
  6. 6. who are our partners Together with key partnerships, inSight is focused on identifying wining investments, sourcing smart capital, and identifying opportunities throughout the region Identify cross-investment opportunities within Ethiopia, along with capital raising activities Provide mentorship to start-up technology companies in East Africa Identify investment opportunities throughout region Identify capital providers for projects sourced by IC & PE; projects chiefly sourced within Kenya and throughout Sub- Saharan Africa Identify capital providers for projects sourced by Kendo Development projects chiefly sourced within Kenya and throughout Sub-Saharan Africa 6 inSight professionals represent extensive experience in advisory, education and government
  7. 7. our servicesM&A Advisory Market/ Firm Analysis Assess strategic and financial needs of  Feasibility study of market entry clients for expansion/ divestiture or  Competitive analysis of client in local, general efficiency regional and global market Full-scale market analysis including equity  Select value chain assessment investmentPartner Identification Equity Investment Along with strategic analysis (SWOT),  For select ventures, equity capital identify target/buyer for non-organic commitment of up to US $100m+ growth  Potential for syndicate funding Full-Scale Services Multi- Hedge Private SMEs national Funds Equity M&A Advisory Strategic advisory Market Analysis Firm Valuation Partner Identification xxx Investment Identification Equity Investment 7 We provide a diverse range of services to meet the needs of various players in the African market
  8. 8. our locations As coordination of East African markets increases, political systems stabilize and global value chains realign to embrace East Africa as an integral component, now is the time to invest in the region — its people, its markets, its global potential to lead the African continent, and the world at large, in the 21st century! Office Locations United States inSight Solutions Advisory, LLC 485 7th Avenue, Suite 1680 New York, NY 10018 Ethiopia INSOAD Advisory PLC Bole KK, Kebele 01, House # New Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 9 The East African market represents unprecedented opportunities today 9
  9. 9. Enter | Learn | Grow | Gain