Sir Sam Jonah named in 'Ghana Richest People' list

BY: Samuel K. Obour
Sir Sam Jonah, the third richest man in Ghana and one of Ghana's three billionaires

Sir Sam Jonah has been named in a list of Ghana's richest people compiled by management consulting blog, Goodman AMC.
Goodman AMC wrote on its blog that it came up with the list after tracking the wealth of successful entrepreneurs and investors in Ghana who have $100 million or more in assets and investments. 

Sir Sam Esson Jonah, 65, reached the prime of his career when he led the $1.48 billion merger between Ashanti Goldfields and AngloGold in 2004. A lot of mining companies have benefited from Sam Jonah's expertise in the mining industry. Sam's equity fund, Jonah Capital owns 14 mineral resource assets across 10 countries in Africa.

Sam Jonah acquired most of his fortune through Jonah Capital, a holding company and private equity firm that makes investments in the mining sector, real estate, agriculture, construction materials, financial services, oil and gas services.
The private equity firm is 78% owned by the Jonah Family and 22% by Standard Bank. See a breakdown of Sam Jonah’s wealth here.

Editor's Note: While we have no immediate means to independently confirm the veracity of the information contained in Ghana Wealth Report 2015, its author, Goodman AMC provides a caveat that the Report is for information purposes only and not an investment advice.

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