Koios serves three principal sets of clients:

Corporates – Corporate clients seeking to identify and evaluate opportunities for market expansion, value chain and supply chain development, and direct investment.

Private Equity – Funds and asset managers with an emerging market allocation, which seek help in identifying attractive investment opportunities, evaluating political, commercial and financial risk, and carrying out operational and financial due diligence.

Government/Public Sector – These include multilateral and bilateral financial and technical assistance agencies, as well as national and regional governments and economic development agencies that seek to increase competitive advantage and investment attractiveness of the jurisdictions they serve.

Koios and its principals have worked for and advised a wide range of clients, which include:


Standard Corporate & Merchant Bank, South Africa
NCR Corporation
Morgan Stanley
Fidelity Investments
Wellington Management
Bain & Company
Fortune Brands
Tony Blair Associates
Unitrans, South Africa
Erinys Security International, U.K./South Africa
Safetech International, Cyprus
Africa Media Group, South Africa
New Africa Advisors/New Africa Opportunity Fund
Coastal Group, South Africa
Unity Bank, Nigeria
Adam Smith International
Consult 4, South Africa
Parker-Hannifin, Inc.
FMC Corporation
International Development Ireland
Chemonics International
Development Alternatives, Inc.
Land o’ Lakes International
The Corporate Council on Africa

Public Sector

World Bank/International Finance Corporation
Asian Development Bank
U.S. Agency for International Development
U.K. Department for International Development
International Trade Centre (WTO/UNCTAD)
United Nations Development Programme
Millennium Challenge Corporation
Saudi Arabian General Authority for Investment
Botswana Export Development and Investment Authority
General Authority for Investments and Free Zones, Egypt
Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority
Federal Inland Revenue Service, Nigeria
Inland Revenue Services of Cross River, Kaduna, Kano, and Lagos States
Ministry of Works and Transport, Namibia
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
State Property Committee, Kazakhstan
State Property Committee, Mongolia
Bank of Tanzania
Presidency, Republic of Togo
Investment and Export Promotion Agency (APIEX), Gabon
Government of Mangystau Oblast, Kazakhstan
Center for Promotion of Investments (CEPICI), Côte d’Ivoire
Agency for Promotion of Exports (APEX-CI), Côte d’Ivoire
City of Cape Town
Investment Promotion and Major Projects Agency (APIX), Senegal
Industrial Development Authority, Egypt
Ministry of Industry and Trade, Jordan
Department of Agriculture, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Secretariat of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
Botswana Development Corporation
General Authority for Investment and Free Zones, Egypt
Northern Gulf of Suez Special Economic Zone Authority, Egypt
Afghanistan Ministry of Commerce
Ministry of Industry and Trade, Jordan
Jordan Investment Board