About us


Actis invests exclusively in the emerging markets. With a growing portfolio of investments in Asia, Africa and Latin America; it currently has US$7.6 billion funds under management. Combining the expertise of over 120 investment professionals on the ground in nine countries, Actis identifies investment opportunities in three areas: private equity, energy and real estate.

The firm has a strong presence in Latin America and in the energy sector. Since 2002, Actis has deployed in excess of US$1.9 billion in 27 energy transactions, totalling ~14GW across 21 countries and providing energy access to over 30 million people.

It operates under the highest standards of ESG in the industry and helped the UN define the code for responsible investing. Actis is proud to actively and positively grow the value of those companies in which it invests and in so doing contribute to broader society.


Mainstream Renewable Power

Mainstream Renewable Power is one of the world’s leading independent developers of renewable energy projects. With a development pipeline of over 16GW, it has 334MW in operation, and a further 371MW in construction throughout Africa, Europe, North America and South America.

Mainstream is developing just under 8GW of offshore wind projects in England, Scotland and Germany with 4.45GW of secured grid connection for these offshore projects.

Mainstream employs more than 140 experienced staff with offices in Berlin, Cape Town, Calgary, Chicago, Dublin, Glasgow, Johannesburg, London and Santiago.


lekela Power is a joint venture actis Mainstream Renewable Power