Jide is the founder and managing director of MBO Capital Management Limited (MCM), a private equity firm based in Nigeria that invests in small to medium-sized businesses in Anglophone West African countries.
He is the Chairman of Eko Development Company Ltd, AccessPay Ltd, Primera Microfinance Bank Ltd, Fountain Holdings Ltd, and Nosak Farm Produce Ltd. Jide also serves on the boards of MCM’s portfolio companies including AfyaCare Nigeria Ltd, a healthcare asset investment firm, and Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited (the Nigerian operator of Shoprite stores).
Prior to establishing MBO Capital in 2012, Jide was an Executive Director and Head, Retail Banking Division of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) and a Non-Executive Director of GTBank (Sierra Leone) Ltd. His expertise lies in corporate governance, transaction structuring, policy & procedure development, client & investor relations, corporate and investment banking, and performance improvement.
He holds an MBA from Cardiff Business School and a first degree in Law from School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Jide was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1987.