Dutch development financier FMO signed a €500,000 convertible note to ZIZ Energie, a privately-owned integrated...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has...
Harith General Partners, one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has announced that...
Zebu Investment Partners has closed its investment in AMC Trade Finance (AMCTF) through its sophomore...
The African Development Bank’s board of directors has approved a $5 million investment in the...
South African tech start-up LetMeIn.to has raised R2.2 million (about $131,000) in funding from an...
Africa focused travel platform Viatu has announced the closing of a six-figure pre-seed round. The...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
BioNTech SE and InstaDeep Ltd, an AfricInvest backed company, announced a multi-year strategic collaboration aimed...
Dutch development financier FMO has approved €460,000 in funding to Colsen International B.V., a family-owned...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 24 November 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Through its African Food Fund, specialist investment manager Silk Invest has invested in a Nigerian...
By Stephen Barnes, head of power and infrastructure and Rentia van Tonder, head of power...
Private Equity Africa (PEA) has announced the winners of the PEA 2020 Awards. The 2020...
Chicoa Fish Farm, a Mozambican-based company addressing the critical challenge of a lack of affordable...
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By Dino Zuccollo, chairman, 12J Association of South Africa The 12J Association of South Africa...
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), managed by Ninety One, is lending $31 million over...
Private equity firm AfricInvest has sold its shares in Hydrosol Fondations, a Tunisian geotechnical and...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd 2020 has been a calamitous year so far – while the...
DOB Equity, a Dutch family office, is investing in Victory Farms, East Africa’s largest commercial...
Development Partners International (DPI), a pan-African private equity firm, has announced the signing of Compagnie...
AfricInvest, a pan-African mid-cap-focused private equity firm, has announced the acquisition of a minority stake...
The latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance Report for the second quarter of 2020...
A.P. Moller Capital, through the Africa Infrastructure Fund 1, has completed the acquisition of a...
The Southern African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (SAVCA) notes with disappointment the downgrade...
InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a €1 million...
African fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised $30 million in a series B funding round...
Autochek, the automotive technology company that aims to build solutions for the African market, has...
This edition of Africa Insights goes back to basics – food security, which is under...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Xago, a South African fintech business, has received investment from Imvelo Ventures, a venture capital...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd 2020 has been a calamitous year so far – while the...
Online retailer Yebo Fresh, a Cape Town-based company that delivers food and household goods to...
Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic and domestic challenges in Ethiopia, Roadrunner Technology Solutions LLC, a...
Bboxx, a next generation utility, has secured a $4 million loan from the Facility for...
African focused talent outsourcing and incubator company, TalentQL, has raised $300,000 in a pre-seed funding...
Regional private equity firm Africa Capital Alliance (ACA), through its Capital Alliance Private Equity IV...
Naspers today reaffirmed its commitment to driving increased growth in South Africa’s technology sector through...
Enygma Ventures has announced that Black Mamba Foods, an ethical producer of specialty foods based...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 17 November 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), one of Africa’s largest private alternative investment managers, through its...
Promoted by Digital Africa and deployed by Proparco, the Bridge Fund is intended to be...
FinDev Canada has proposed an equity investment of $12 million in Miro Forestry, a forestry...
Development Partners International (DPI), through its ADP III fund, CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa’s largest infrastructure-focused private equity fund managers, has...
CrossBoundary Energy today announced the exit of its first fund at a 15% net IRR...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed a proposed equity investment of up to $15...
While African tech companies are attracting considerable investor interest, South Africa-based private equity firm Secha...
Bamboo Capital Partners, the impact investing platform, has been appointed by the government of Madagascar...
Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has received confirmation from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) of an...
The Currency Exchange Fund has announced that the European Commission (EC), with the support of...
We are delighted to share another edition of our monthly Dealmaker’s Log, which tracks the...
Supply-chain-focused company Sote has raised a $3 million seed round largely led by MaC Venture...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has made a further investment...
Micro-insurtech startup Turaco has announced the close of a $2 million fundraising round to further...
South Africa based FinChatBot, a creator of conversational AI solutions for the financial services industry,...
Dutch development financier FMO is proposing a $15 million investment in Egypt’s Eagle Chemicals Group,...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed a proposed equity commitment of up to $15...
Dutch development financier FMO is proposing an €18 million investment in the Africa Renewable Energy...
The Vumela Fund, managed by Edge Growth, today announced the provision of a significant debt...
Kuda, the Lagos and London based fintech building a pan-African digital challenger bank, has announced...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 10 November 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
As impact investing gains momentum worldwide, traditional and thematic investors are increasingly interested in African...
SwiftVEE, a South African agricultural trading platform, has raised $1.5 million from Subtropico Ltd, an...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed a proposed debt package of up to $200...
As part of Europe’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, eleven members of EDFI, the Association...
Development Partners International (DPI), a pan-African private equity firm with $1.7 billion in assets under...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 3 November 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Dutch development financier FMO, through its FMO Ventures Programme, intends to participate in the series...
BlueOrchard Finance, an impact investment manager and member of the Schroders Group, has launched the...
CARMA, a tech-startup filling the credit-data gap in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced an early-stage funding...
Pan-African alternative investment firm, EXEO Capital, together with Stellenbosch Graduate Institute (SGI) – a specialist...
ILLA, an FMCG delivery logistics marketplace, has successfully raised a six-figure seed funding round with...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Fashion platform Brantu has raised a seven-figure series A round led by Sawari Ventures. Mohamed...
Eris Property Group has raised an initial R650 million (about $41.4 million) for its social...
German development financier DEG has disclosed a commitment of $40 million to AfricInvest Fund IV,...
Intercontinental Trust Limited (ITL) has been named “Best Fund administrator – real estate & infrastructure...
We are delighted to share another edition of our monthly Dealmaker’s Log, which tracks the...
Atlan Space has announced that it has raised MAD 10 million (about $1.1 million) from...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Over the years, Mauritius has developed a well-earned reputation for its...
Impact investor Gray Matters Capital has announced its funding of Nairobi-based Farmers Pride, a one-stop...
Lagos based HR and payroll tech start-up SeamlessHR has closed a VC-led round of funding...
The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the need for Africa to develop flexible energy systems in...
Climate Fund Managers (CFM), the manager of the Climate Investor One facility, will co-develop a...
Wee Media, the pan-African digital media company with teams in Kenya and Nigeria, has raised...
Imperial, an African and European-focused provider of integrated market access and logistics solutions, announced an...
A selection of African private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our...
Salesforce Ventures, the global investment arm of customer relationship management (CRM) company Salesforce, launched a...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
With a large population of over 100 million and rapid economic growth (9% in 2019),...
InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a convertible loan...
Incofin, together with KfW and the German Ministry BMZ, have launched an emergency liquidity facility...
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) presents its next industry conference...
The Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund) has signed an agreement for a $2 million revolving...
Climate Fund Managers (CFM) and Eos Capital have announced a partnership between Climate Investor Two...
Investment company Mobility54 – established in October 2019 as a group joint venture between Toyota...
Angaza, a technology provider enabling consumer access to essential products in emerging markets, has closed...