Timbuktu Capital Management, LLC offers portfolio management, financial planning, and investment advice.

Portfolio Management includes the set up and management of the following accounts:

  •         401K plans, 403b plans, 457 plans
  •         IRAs (individual Retirement Accounts): Traditional, ROTH, SEP, INHERITED
  •         Brokerage Accounts (Individual Accounts, Joint Accounts,
  •         Company 401K plans, ESOPs

Financial planning includes:

  •         Tax planning
  •         Insurance planning
  •         Retirement planning
  •         Estate planning
  •         Debt Management
  •         Business planning
  •         Income growth planning

Financial planning services may include consultations and/or written plans that analyze a client’s financial situation. We then make appropriate recommendations for strategies and methods of implementation of the strategies.

Financial Planning and Investment Management

Timbuktu Capital Management, LLC provides financial planning and investment management.

We work with:

  •         Individuals
  •         Families and their related entities
  •         Trusts and estates
  •         Pension plans
  •         Family businesses

We Help Define and Develop Strategies to Reach Financial Objectives

  •         Identification of financial problems
  •         Cash flow and budget management
  •         Tax planning
  •         Risk exposure review
  •         Investment management
  •         Education funding
  •         Retirement planning
  •         Estate planning
  •         Charitable goals
  •         Special needs planning
  •         Family business succession issues
  •         Business management issues
  •         Business planning
  •         Fringe benefits
  •         Special issues specific to the client

Timbuktu Capital Management, LLC’s compensation is solely from fees paid directly by clients. The firm does not receive commission based on the client’s purchase of any financial products, including insurance. No commissions in any form are accepted. No referral fees are paid or accepted. No benefits are received from custodians/broker-dealers based on the client securities transactions (“no soft-dollar benefits”).

Assets under the direct management of Timbuktu Capital Management, LLC are held by independent custodians, including TD Ameritrade, TIAA-CREF, Vanguard, Fidelity, Schwab, or others, in the client’s name. Timbuktu Capital Management, LLC does not act as custodian of client’s assets, although we may at times be considered by the regulatory agencies to technically have “custody” over certain types of accounts held at independent custodians.


It is an article of faith for us that financial planning and investment advice should not be expensive.

It is our aim to become a premier financial management company for any investor, but most particularly we aim to be the premier financial management company serving immigrant communities. We will always provide the best financial management service possible at the lowest possible cost.

We always provide dependable and independent financial advice that is focused on the interests of our clients. We understand that each of our clients and their families have unique financial service requirements, and we help them develop and implement financial plans that are tailored to fit their particular and individual needs.



Investment Manager: Ousmane Diagne

Ousmane Diagne is investment manager and principal of Timbuktu Capital Management, LLC, a Boston based asset management and investment advisory company.

He is a member of the CFA institute and The Boston Security Analysts Society, Inc. Ousmane has over 15 years of experience working both as a market maker (trader for Charles Schwab) and as financial advisor. His experience through two financial crises and the rigorous training of the CFA program have equipped him with the necessary skills to manage assets for both institutions and high net worth individuals.

With his consulting experience, he was selected as a MIT ideas global challenge competition judge; he has given lectures at various institutions such as Princeton University. Ousmane holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics and Business from Lafayette College Easton, PA. He is the president of the Senegalese Organization of MA since 2013. Married and father of two girls, he lives in Chestnut Hill, MA and enjoys playing soccer, swimming, and gardening.