Who we are

Metis Capital Partners is a privately owned single-family office that manages the assets of  Nigerian entrepreneurs, Hakeem and Myma Belo-Osagie. The company, which is based in Lagos, Nigeria, manages relationships with financial institutions, lawyers, founders, investors, and strives to preserve the family’s wealth.

Hakeem Belo-Osagie

Hakeem Belo-Osagie is a renowned Nigerian businessman and entrepreneur with 40+ years of experience in various sectors including Oil & Gas, Finance, Telecommunication, Education, etc. He is a senior lecturer at Harvard Business school, sits on the board of a couple of blue-chip organizations, and was listed by Forbes Magazine as the forty-first richest man in Africa in 2014.

Myma Belo-Osagie

Dr. Myma Belo-Osagie is a renowned Ghanaian businesswoman and lawyer with  40+ years of experience. She is a Partner Emerita (of Counsel) at Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie a leading Nigerian corporate law firm. Dr Myma is a member of the New York, Ghana, and Nigerian Bars, and is a member of the American Bar Association. She obtained a LL.M degree and a SJD degree from Harvard Law School. Dr Myma was elected an international honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2018.

Investment Team

Gideon Dada
Investment Analyst
Nancy Agbashe
Investment Analyst
Tope Adekoya
Investment Advisor
Lamide Adeosun
Investment Advisor
Adesuwa Belo-Osagie
Legal Advisor
In today’s world, paradoxically, it is the boldest action that is often the safest. Remaining where you are in a world that is changing so rapidly is in fact the most dangerous of all places to be in - HBO

How we add value

How we think

We take strategic positions in lucrative projects capturing Africa’s opportunities. We leverage our rich network, and global expertise to provide our portfolio companies with the required support to succeed

Our social impact

Philanthropy is at the core of what we do at Metis Capital. We are big supporters of educational and cultural initiatives for bright minds in Africa and across the world.

Africa Leadership Academy (ALA):
ALA is a pre-university that imparts young leaders with the necessary ethical and leadership qualities.
Our founders are among the earliest supporters of ALA.
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Kings College Lagos: Kings college is a boys-only secondary school established to nuture students of profound character and academic distinction.
HBO previously served as the president of Kings College Old Boys Association.
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United World College, Nigeria: UWC inspires young people to put their talents and energy into social change by instilling in them the skills and confidence to make a difference.
HBO is a donor, and also served as chairman of the UWC.
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Corona Schools Trust Council: Corona school is a leading Nigerian educational institution focused on producing future leaders.
Dr. Myma is the President, Board of Trustees of Corona schools.
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Balliol College, Oxford: Balliol is one of the oldest of the Oxford colleges, with reputable academic standards and a diverse community.
HBO is a donor, and endows a scholarship in Balliol college.

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Harvard Center for African Studies: the center is committed to broadening knowledge about Africa.
Our founders are strong supporters and members of the advisory board for Harvard's African studies center.
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University of the people: the UoPeople is the first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university. The UoPeople is dedicated to opening access to higher education globally.
HBO is a member of the board of Trustees of the UoPeople.
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International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institute: the advisory council provide advice and invaluable perspective into how America and it's policies are received abroad.
HBO is a member of the international advisory council
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Council on Foreign Relations' Global Board of Advisors (CFR): The GBA provides the CFR with insight about their regions and also join in conversations on international relations and the U.S role in it.
HBO is a member of the global board of advisers to the CFR.
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American Academy of Arts and Sciences: is one of America's oldest learned societies convening leaders from various sectors to respond to the challenges facing the world.
Dr. Myma is an elected member of the american academy of arts and sciences.
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Africa wildlife foundation: the AWF promote sustainable development, which includes a thriving wildlife and wildland as a cultural and economic asset for Africa.
Dr. Myma is a member of the board of trustees of the AWF.

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Edo Museum of West Africa art (emowaa): emowaa would be home for the most comprehensive antiquities from West Africa.
Dr. Myma is a member of the board of trustees of the EMOWAA Trust.

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