Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private Equity News.

1. PAPE Fund 3 acquires stake in DDS Group

PAPE Fund 3, the mid-cap South African private equity fund, has announced the successful acquisition of 45% of the equity in the DDS Group of companies, a leading African beverage dispensing and refrigeration services provider.

The DDS Group of companies provide beverage dispensing and refrigeration services ...