JM Mantle is an independent professional services company based in Kenya and engaged in the provision of specialized Consulting and Advisory services and Capacity Building through its subsidiary Frontfin Training Limited (“Frontfin”). Our services are offered to a broad spectrum of clients ranging from financial institutions, small growing businesses and development agencies and most recently in a number of engagements that involve agriculture finance and agribusiness.
JM Mantle was founded in 1997 as a vehicle to pool the talents and leverage the experiences of its founding principals, who shared a vision of providing professional services to suppliers and users of capital. Michael Mithika the CEO is a founding partner and continues to provide leadership to this day. The company’s original focus was in the area of structured finance and corporate financial advisory services. The principals in the early years were engaged exclusively in advising and structuring trade finance facilities, capital raising and other financial advisory services.
Today JM Mantle has built key competencies in the specialised areas of development finance, in particular financial inclusion for the majority in Africa, and training professionals in microfinance and SME finance and investment management. We are committed to deepening financial markets and contributing to developing inclusive financial systems with financial service providers and other stakeholders. Our advisory and consulting services include strategy, operating reviews, financial planning and analysis, institutional assessments and specialist sector advice, delivered in more than 8 African countries.
The firm has in the past 12 years effectively evolved and reinvented itself to respond and address itself to new markets, opportunities and changing client needs. For its relative small size, JM Mantle has displayed a dynamism that has helped it attain a record of achievements in the region that sets it apart, as one of the leading financial consultancy firms operating in frontier markets. We like to believe that our reputation precedes us and are considered trusted advisors by many of our clients.
JM Mantle has built competence and developed capacity over time, to offer a broader spectrum of services to an equally broad list of clients. The Firm’s strategic focus today includes:View the Firm's strategic focus