Khady Kone-Dicoh



Khady Koné-Dicoh was raised in Côte d’Ivoire. She has 15 years of African and European private equity and investment banking experience.

She joined Amethis 8 years ago and led 7 investments and divestments for the company including investment and exit from the largest supermarket chain in Côte d’Ivoire, CDCI; investment and exit from the leading LPG bottles distributor in Burkina Faso, Sodigaz; investment in the one-stop shop logistics company, Velogic; investment in the hospitality and leisure company in Mauritius, VLH; and investment in the regional pharma distributor Avacare in Southern Africa. She sits at the Board of Directors of those companies. Her responsibilities at Amethis include deal sourcing and analyzing, as well as overseeing due diligences and leading transaction execution teams. She is head of West and Southern Africa for Amethis.

Prior to joining Amethis, Khady was Manager in Société Générale’s mergers and acquisitions team. Over 7 years, she advised many transactions in the telecom, health, FMCG and hospitality sectors across Europe Middle East and Africa for both strategic players and private equity funds.

Khady holds a Master of Science in Management from EM Lyon Business School and a master’s degree in business law from Lyon III University. She also holds an Executive Education, Accelerated Development Programme from London Business School. Khady is dual-citizen of France and Cote d’Ivoire.