Marc Nahum Joins DAI Capital to Lead Investor Client Relations

February 01, 2024

Senior executive will strengthen DAI Capital’s fundraising capability

DAI is pleased to announce the addition of Marc Nahum to its expanding DAI Capital business as Managing Director for Investor Client Relations. Nahum—an industry veteran with expertise in fundraising, business development, investor relations, and investment banking—will lead the development and distribution of new private debt and private equity strategies for DAI Capital.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Marc to the team,” said Gavin E.R. Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of DAI Capital. “Marc’s deep roots and relationships across the world’s capital markets afford him a comprehensive understanding of the international investment landscape and the sustainable investment opportunities that are most compelling for global investors.”

Marc.jpgMarc Nahum, at right, pictured with Gavin Wilson.

DAI Capital  offers a multiproduct financial services platform focused on mobilizing and deploying private capital to spur sustainable development in emerging and frontier economies. The DAI Capital platform is based on three pillars: corporate finance, project finance, and asset management. As Managing Director, Nahum will work across all three pillars, with an initial focus on engaging commercial and institutional investors interested in the sustainable investment space.

“Building on DAI’s global operational footprint and drawing on more than 50 years of hands-on work in developing countries, Gavin and the DAI Capital team offer a distinctive value proposition for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals seeking to realize the potential of emerging and frontier markets,” said Nahum. “I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues.”

Over the past 25 years, Nahum has been involved in more than 70 fundraising campaigns as a placement agent or as an in-house fundraiser in previous roles at Actis, Carlyle, Credit Suisse, and Deutsche Bank. He has also worked as an independent consultant for asset managers and owners across fundraising, co-investments, secondaries, and strategic advisory assignments. Based in London, he brings to DAI a network of relationships with European institutional investors and a deep understanding of private equity strategies.

About DAI

Founded in 1970, DAI is a global development company with 5,000 employees implementing more than 200 projects across 80 countries on 5 continents. Working with national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations and investors, and philanthropies, the company takes on fundamental social and economic development problems. DAI Capital is DAI’s investment banking, asset management, and project finance arm, dedicated to mobilizing private capital in emerging and frontier markets. DAI Capital advances DAI’s mission by channeling investment in these markets, which promotes economic growth, creates jobs, and reduces poverty.

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