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Our investor intelligence mobile platform, Africa Private Equity News, is a trusted news filter and reference source for the African private equity community and other private capital asset classes in Africa and beyond. With access to information gathered from capital market participants, we provide accurate, timely and concise reporting of transactions, a wide range of views, analyses and insights from across Africa.

Launched, built, managed and curated in Africa, Africa Private Equity News is the leading investment news and community platform for the private equity, venture capital and broader financial services industries in Africa since 2014.

Managed by an experienced in-house team, the app offers a seamless blend of written and curated news, market data, expert advice, independent press releases, interviews and emerging trends across Africa. The special platform also features a monthly Dealmaker's Log, electronic newsletter, up to the minute exchange rates, currency converter, event and job board, podcasts and videos in one easy-to-access location.

The app is simple to use and constantly updated in real-time to keep pace with mobile technology and communities' information requirements and expectations. Africa Private Equity News assists its user to:

  • Build a deep understanding of African investment landscape.
  • Form knowledgeable options to underpin investment decisions.
  • Conduct desktop due diligence and competitor analysis.
  • Gather secondary, co-investment and portfolio investment opportunities.
  • Network and access financial services specialist and fundraising contacts with ease.


The platform has earned the trust of its readers, sponsorship partners and industry veterans. We intend build on this legacy by staying at the forefront of industry news and development, delivering the best quality services and empowering our users to connect and network across industry sectors and asset classes – ultimately driving investment into and from Africa.


The Africa Private Equity News application brings the latest news, events, training opportunities and African private equity vacancies direct to your mobile phone. Explore more than 550 hosted articles across 16 investment sectors, various transaction categories, four regional filters and a useful search function.


Breaking news mobile alerts are delivered daily to your Apple or Android smartphone device or tablet.


The app host several up-to-the-minute African currencies benchmarked against the US Dollar, British Pound, Euro and/or United Arab Emirates Dirham.


The basic internal rate of return (IRR) calculator quickly calculates any of these three variables – investment period in years, times money back, and IRR – simply by inputting two known values. The advanced IRR calculator offers more in-depth and accurate calculations of an investment's realised or unrealised IRR.


Read on and offline, pull to refresh, save stories to read later, adjustable text size and even read in night mode. If you want to share articles with friends and colleagues, the app has access to a broad social media sharing platform that is quick and simple to use.

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