uLesson, the African learning technology platform, has closed a $7.5 million series A round led...
By Bowmans The long-awaited relaxation of the rules relating to ’loop structures’ has finally been...
The European Union (EU) has committed €19.7 million to Climate Investor Two (CI2), the second...
Egypt’s Opio, a direct-to-consumer everyday women’s wear brand, has raised a $300,000 seed funding round...
Globeleq, an independent power generation company in Africa, has confirmed it will take a 74%...
Emerging Energy Corp. (EEC), a private equity firm focused on financing energy companies that pursue...
Delivery Hero, the world’s leading local delivery platform, announced the launch of DX Ventures, an...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
SPE Capital Partners today announced the final close of SPE AIF I, an Africa-focused private...
Khumovest has announced the launch of the Khumovest Private Equity Fund I, which is a...
Hichem Omezzine has joined TPG Growth as a partner based in London, according to his...
Starsight, the leading commercial and industrial (C&I) solar power provider in West Africa, has announced...
Actis, a private capital investment firm, has successfully exited its stake in C&I Leasing Plc,...
OZÉ, a Ghana-based fintech startup focused on helping African small businesses grow by digitising their...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is proposing a loan of up to $10 million in...
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Docspert Health, a telemedicine startup with offices in the UK and Egypt, closed a six-figure...
The Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI) has received a further $24 million subscription by KfW....
Daystar Power, a provider of hybrid solar power solutions to businesses in West Africa, today...
Gro Intelligence has raised $85 million in series B funding. The round was co-led by...
Refinitiv today released the 2020 investment banking analysis for the sub-Saharan African region. According to...
The Regional MSME Investment Fund for Sub-Saharan Africa (REGMIFA), an impact investment fund advised by...
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) chief executive officer Adam Boehler visited Morocco to explore...
In 2004, private equity firm Pearl Capital Partners set up African Agricultural Capital (AAC) with...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
XSML, the fund manager active in Central and East Africa, announced its fourth investment in...
The Microfinance Enhancement Facility (MEF) has announced €40 million of additional first loss capital provided...
Nawah Scientific, the Egypt-based healthtech startup, has closed a second pre-series A fundraise of $1...
The second round of funding for the first Finnish impact fund to invest in emerging...
Cassbana, the Egypt-based startup that uses AI to run a behaviour-based credit scoring system, has...
InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), and Global Logistics Services Inc...
Arise B.V. has acquired a 34.9% shareholding previously owned by Rabobank in NMB Bank Plc,...
Access Bridge Ventures (ABV), a newly launched regionally-focused early-stage venture capital fund, has made a...
Sub-Saharan African fintech investment fund – GreenHouse Capital – has invested in Indicina, an innovative...
Enygma Ventures has announced it is extending the period for its final 2020 call for...
Akhdar, an Egypt-based book summary mobile app, has raised a six-figure seed funding round from...
The IFC has disclosed an equity investment of up to $10 million in Ascent Rift...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has unconditionally approved the proposed merger whereby Temo Capital 2 intends...
The Competition Authority of Kenya has approved the proposed acquisition of shares, with veto rights,...
We are delighted to share another edition of our monthly Dealmaker’s Log, which tracks the...
The Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, FMO, has approved a €5 million investment in the IDH...
Dutch development financier FMO has approved a $10 million investment to Ascent Rift Valley Fund II...
The Africa Finance Corporation, an infrastructure solutions provider in Africa, today announced it has successfully...
As part of its ongoing effort to foster sustainable investing across the firm, AfricInvest, a...
Nigeria’s insurance industry is a “screaming opportunity” while demand for good quality schools far exceeds...
A selection of African private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our...
We look back at Africa-focused private equity investor Helios Investment Partners’ major deals and announcements...
Inspired Evolution, an Africa-focused investment advisory firm that specialises in clean and renewable energy, led...
Africa Private Equity News looks at a selection of agribusiness- and food-related private equity deals...
Verod Capital Management is a Lagos-based private equity fund manager which invests across multiple sectors...
Société Tunisienne d’Elevage de Poissons (STEP) is a modern aquaculture business based in Bekalta, Tunisia....
Cleopatra Hospital Group (CHG), one of private equity investor Actis’ current portfolio companies, has entered...
Egypt-based private equity firm B Investments has entered into an agreement to sell 20% of...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub has announced its first co-investment partnership with...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Read the ITL e-News December 2020 brief for the latest business...
By Berhane Demissie, co-founder and managing partner of Ethiopian private equity firm Cepheus Growth Capital....
TLG Capital yesterday announced its exit from Branch Nigeria, an investment made through its Credit...
Solar debt finance company Sunfunder has completed a new $500,000 loan with InspiraFarms, which will...
FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), the investment arm of the UK aid-funded financial inclusion organisation FSD...
Umba, the digital bank for emerging markets, has announced a $2 million seed funding round...
GOODsoil VC, an Africa-focused early-stage venture capital firm, has invested $940,000 seed capital in Ghanaian...
A selection of African private equity exits that came across our desk in 2020. AfricInvest, through...
The USAID-funded West Africa Trade & Investment Hub has announced a co-investment partnership with Koster...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed a $10 million working capital loan for Kioo...
Dutch development financier FMO has signed a $70 million working capital loan to Agri Commodities and...
Enygma Ventures announced its final investment of 2020 into PremierCredit, an online microlending platform operating...
The Société Moderne d’Industrie Plastique et d’Emballage (SOMIPEM), a Tunisian plastics and packaging company, has...
The Swedish development finance institution, Swedfund, is making an additional investment in African Development Partners...
The African Development Bank’s board of directors on Monday 14 December 2020 approved $15 million...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Alterra Capital Partners, an Africa-focused private equity firm with offices in Johannesburg and Lagos, has...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved an equity investment of up to...
Sanlam Investments has announced that the first round of transactions from one of its three...
This article is a shortened version of an interview produced and published by the African...
Pearl Capital Partners is a fund manager that invests in agribusiness enterprises in East Africa....
STANLIB has announced that it has successfully raised R5.5 billion (about $370.2 million) from a...
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering an equity investment of up to $18 million...
Ilara Health, a healthtech start-up focused on bringing essential, affordable and life-saving diagnostics to African...
Ethos Private Equity today announced an agreement with JSE and LSE-listed investment manager Ninety One,...
By Nina Triantis, Head of Telecoms and Media for Standard Bank Group COVID-19 has impacted...
Starsight, the commercial and industrial (C&I) solar power provider in West Africa, and Chapel Hill...
Minet Group and Africa Lighthouse Capital have announced their intention to acquire Aon’s shareholding in...
Oolu, a solar distributor in West Africa, has closed a $8.5 million series B investment...
Zeal Rewards, a mobile payments and loyalty startup, announced the completion of an undisclosed round...
FMO and Cathay AfricInvest Innovation have made an investment in Aerobotics, a South African agritech...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has announced the completion of...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd ITL recently hosted a webinar titled “Mauritius opens doors to Foreign...
TLG Capital announced today it is exiting its investment in BAJ Stations Uganda, after nearly...
Helios Investment Partners, the Africa-focused private investment firm, has announced today a partnership with BİM...
The African startup StarNews, specialised in the field of mobile video, has secured investment from...
CredPal, a fintech startup that offers consumer credit, has raised $1.5 million in a recent...
Following shareholder approval at the Fairfax Africa Holdings Corporation special meeting of shareholders on December...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed a proposed investment in AK Life Sciences Limited...
German development financier DEG has signed a $10 million investment in African Infrastructure Investment Fund...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 8 December 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
SunCulture, a Kenya-based technology company and leader in solar power systems, water pumps, and irrigation...
Jersey Finance recently commissioned African Business magazine to produce an independent research report on the...
Secha Capital has announced two investments through its new fund, Secha Capital Impact, which backs...