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Ulrich Kayinamura



Ulrich Kayinamura joined SouthBridge Group in January 2022 as an Associate Director working on Mergers & Acquisitions, National and Multilateral Development Banks advisory and Strategic Consulting.


    Prior to joining Southbridge Group, Ulrich worked with BPR Plc, a subsidiary of Atlas Mara Group, a panafrican Bank, as the Head of Credit Evaluation where he oversaw the credit risk analysis of the whole Bank’s portfolio (Corporate, SMEs and Retail). During his time in BPR, he was involved in major loan syndications in Infrastructure, Energy, Telecoms and Commercial Real Estate among many other industries.

    Ulrich also worked as a Senior Investment Analyst in the Business Development Fund (BDF Ltd, the first guarantee fund of the kind dedicated for SMEs in Rwanda. He participated in the initiation of the Quasi-Equity fund where the fund invested in the equity of high potential SMEs. He worked on the financing structure of the deals and their business development plans’ implementation.

    Ulrich holds a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the National University of Rwanda. He is also a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).


    • Master of Science in Business Administration
      University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    • Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM)
      Global Association of Risk Professionals, USA
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
      National University of Rwanda


    •  Equity valuation
    • Investment and Financial Analysis
    • Development finance
    • Risk Management