Taolo Modisi is an Investor and the founder of Alpha Reign, a capital markets advisory and investment firm. Prior to founding Alpha Reign, Taolo headed up Debt Capital Markets for Southern & Central Africa in Standard Bank South Africa, which included eleven different countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. Taolo also worked for Investec Bank South Africa as a Senior Consultant in the Africa Finance team covering Sub-Saharan Africa. Taolo has significant experience in Debt Capital Markets, Lending and Investment Banking. She has placed USD billions of issues and advised various Sovereigns, Multinationals, State Owned Entities, Banks, and Corporates. Her transactions have received awards from the likes of EMEA Finance Magazine, The Credit Magazine and The Banker.
Taolo has originated several firsts in various countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. She originated the first commodity-linked note in Africa (ex South Africa), the first issues for government, corporate and commercial paper in several countries across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Taolo’s successes in Investment Banking Africa reign from her passion in developing the Capital Markets across the continent.