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Our partners' experiences are global in nature and encompass a wide range of industries, transactions structures and sizes. In addition to transactional work, our partners also have worked deeply with their clients over the course of their careers to provide advice on their clients' most critical issues.

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SIMON TIEMTORE

Chairman & CEO

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Until 2015, Mr. Tiemtore was the Group Head of Corporate Finance and Advisory Services at the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) and a member of the Executive Management Committee. He successfully led several African investment bank and debt capital markets transactions. Prior to that role, Mr. Tiemtore worked at Morgan Stanley in New York where he successfully led several M&A, asset management and divestiture in the US, Europe and Asia. Prior to that role, he worked at PwC, New York and Skadden Arps, New York. Mr. Tiemtore is currently involved in several initiatives in Africa. He is a member of the Board of the US Chamber of Commerce- Africa where he co-chairs the Banking and Financial Institutions Task Force and member of the Board of US Chamber of Commerce-Ecowas Initiative. He is a member of the New-York Bar Association, member of the American Bar Association-Section of International Law, Business and Practice, member of the NYU School of Laws Weinfeld Fellows. He is also a board member of the TEN Children Foundation, which is supporting orphanages across Africa. Mr. Tiemtore hold an LLM in Laws from New-York University School of Laws and LL.M. in International studies from the American University – Washington College of Law in Washington, DC and a LLB in Laws from the University of Ouagadougou School of Laws.
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Didier Nkiere

Managing Director

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Didier contributes close to two decades of experience in financial services, asset management, real estate funds investment, and advisory services. His broad range of capabilities also include portfolio risk management, emerging markets fund research, valuation, and structured trade finance via debt, equity and alternative investment products. Before his involvement with Lilium Group, Didier led an investment and operational platform at Cortland Partners, an investment firm with around US$ 8 billion in assets under management. Prior to his role at Cortland Partners, he held a senior position at TriMont Real Estate Advisors, a real estate fund company, where he actively managed a CMBS portfolio with a total cumulative value exceeding US$ 2.1 billion. Earlier in his career, Didier served as Risk Manager for SITEL, a global risk management company operating in the financial services sector in over 50 different countries. He earned a bachelor of science in business management from Alabama A&M University; a masters of business administration with a specialization in finance from Georgia State University; as well as an economics and business administration certificate from the Graduate School of Management at Sorbonne University.
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Abib Gaye

Senior Director

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Mr. Abib Gaye is a Senior Director at Lilium Group focusing on digital transformation. A renowned a Fintech expert, he advises government, central banks and large retail banks within emerging markets. He has served as a senior advisor in the implementation of national payment and settle systems, national switch, and the digital transformation for central and retail banks. Abib has over 24 years’ experience in banking, National Payment System Platform, National Transaction Switch, and National Credit Bureau. In the financial sector, he has led key divisions of business entities, large programs and diverse projects around the globe. His expertise extends to government agencies and international financial institutions such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank (WB) and the African Development Bank (ADB). Abib has worked in over 40 countries around the world where he has advised governments in the financial sector and platform environment. He is a subject matter expert in technology and strategic business planning, IT portfolio and investment management, project design, financial management, and activities-based costing. Abib has strong leadership skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels, to reach consensus, and solve complex problems. With his passion for technology, Mr. Gaye uses the latest innovations and solutions to transform banking operations. He is committed to financial inclusion and has implemented a number of initiatives that have helped to reach the unbanked through technology. He sees himself as a lifelong learner and remains abreast with innovations in technology and banking industry. Prior to Lilium Group, Abib built his tremendous consulting experience at Cooper&Lybrand, PWC LLP, IBM Corporation, KAM Consulting CIO/Co-Founder, MAP International CTO and the World Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science and a dual master’s degree in Finance and Computer Information Systems and Technology at Stayer University and Howard University Washington DC.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION


This important information relates to all use of the website. The information and opinions contained in this website are for background purposes only, do not purport to be full or complete and do not constitute investment advice. No reliance may be placed for any purpose on the information and opinions contained on this website or their accuracy or completeness. No representation, warranty or undertaking, expressed or implied, is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained in this website by Lilium Capital, LLC or any of its members or employees and no liability is accepted by such persons for the accuracy and completeness of any such information or opinions. This website does not constitute or form part of any offer to issue or sell, or any solicitation of any offer to subscribe to purchase any investment.


The distribution of the information contained in this website in certain countries may be restricted by law and persons who access it are required to inform themselves and to comply with any such restrictions. This information does not constitute an offer or solicitation in any jurisdictions in which such an offer or solicitation is not authorized or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such an offer or solicitation.


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Unless otherwise expressly noted, all information and materials, including, without limitation, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials, that are part of the Site are copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by Lilium Capital and/or its affiliates. No material from the Site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way; provided, however, that you may download, where specifically permitted, one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial     use only, provided you keep intact and properly display all copyright and other proprietary notices. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of the Site, including, without limitation, any text, images, audio and video, for public or commercial purposes without Lilium Capital's written permission. Modification or use of the information or materials for any other purpose will violate the copyright and/or intellectual property rights of Lilium Capital and its affiliates. Neither Lilium Capital nor any of its affiliates will treat users of this Site as its clients by virtue of their accessing this Site.


GENERAL PROVISIONS


We exclude all representations, warranties, conditions and terms expressed or implied by statute, common law or otherwise to the fullest     extent permitted by law in relation to your use of the website. We accept no liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the website or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any website linked to it and any material made available on it, including, without limitation any liability for (i) any loss of profit, business, anticipated savings, revenue, contracts or opportunity; or (ii) for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential loss.


Information transmitted via this website will pass over public telecommunications networks. We make no representation or warranty that the operation of this website will be uninterrupted or error free and disclaim all liability in respect thereof. This website may contains links other websites (or make reference to content available from third parties). We accept no responsibility or liability for any material supplied by or contained on any third party website which is linked from or to this website (or for any information which is otherwise made available to you by a third party).                                                            
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to illegal, invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the rest of these Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect. Only you and we shall be entitled to enforce these Terms and Conditions. No third party shall be entitled to enforce any of these Terms and Conditions, whether by virtue of the Contracts (Right of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.                                                            
These Terms and Conditions set out the entire agreement between you and us and supersede any and all prior terms, conditions, warranties and/or representations to the fullest extent permitted by law. Any delay or failure by us to exercise any right we may have under these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver by us of that right. These Terms and Conditions are governed by English Law. In the event of any matter or dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, you and we shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.                                                            
We may update or amend these Terms and Conditions, the important information and/or the Limitation of Liability from time to time to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirements without notice to you. Any updates or amendments will be posted on the website. By continuing the use of the website, you agree to be bound by the terms of these updates and amendments.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY


To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Lilium Capital and its affiliates expressly disclaim any and all liability whatsoever for errors and omission in any information or materials, and for any use or interpretation by others of any information or materials , contained in or accessible through the Site.


To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall Lilium Capital or any of its affiliate be liable in any respect whatsoever for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the information and materials in or accessible through the Site, even if Lilium Capital or an authorized representative has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting, and in addition to the foregoing, in no event shall the total liability (if any) of Lilium Capital and its affiliates to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), or otherwise) exceed in the aggregate the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing the Site.


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No waiver by Lilium Capital or any of its affiliates of any right under or term or provision of these terms and conditions will be deemed a waiver of any other right, term or provision of these terms and conditions at that time or a waiver of that or any other right, term or provision of these terms and conditions at any other time.    

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