South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners today announced a $1-million investment into Mobiz,...
By John Bellew, Head of Private Equity, Bowmans Fund managers have their hands full in...
The World Bank Group has welcomed the United States’ authorisation of a $5.5 billion capital...
By Jaco Maritz With companies around the world in panic mode due to the Covid-19...
By Robyn Berger (Executive: Tax, Bowmans) and Esther Geldenhuys (Senior Associate, Bowmans) It is very...
By Mark Silveira (Counsel, MJ Hudson) and David Harris (Associate, MJ Hudson) In this article...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $8.25 million corporate loan to Olivine Industries...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $10-million equity investment in the Razorite Healthcare...
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By Rob Eloff, managing partner, Lateral Capital As one of our portfolio CEOs in Kenya...
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By Intercontinental Trust Ltd The Property Development Scheme (PDS) was amended on 4 May 2019...
Africa Private Equity News looks at the agribusiness- and food-related private equity deals and exits...
Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has signed a...
By Michael Rudnicki (Executive – Tax, Bowmans) and Aneria Bouwer (Partner, Bowmans) On 23 March...
Private equity firm AfricInvest recently announced that its AfricInvest Financial Inclusion Vehicle (FIVE) acquired a...
GreenTec Capital Partners has made an investment in Coliba, a Côte d’Ivoire-based recycling and waste...
By Michael Zornitta, Fund Solutions team, Investec The spread of Covid-19 has had a huge...
South Africa’s Competition Commission will significantly scale down operations during the national lockdown which starts...
In a time of uncertainty and low economic growth, the latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private...
The sophomore fund of Zebu Investment Partners, the Africa Food Security Fund, has closed its...
ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investment has appointed Tariye Gbadegesin to managing director and chief investment officer. ARM-Harith...
With South Africa headed into a 21-day lockdown this week, combatting the threat of the...
By Jeanette Clark Lelemba Phiri is not afraid of jumping headfirst into the unknown. She...
South Africa’s 27four Investment Managers has announced the second close of the 27four Black Business...
International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Zebu Investment Partners on the closing of its...
EquaLife Capital, an Africa-focused venture debt fund, has committed to a $20 million COVID-19 debt...
By Kesaven Moothoosamy, Executive Director, Perigeum Capital The global environment appears to have come to...
The board of impact investment manager BlueOrchard has appointed Philipp Müller, its current head of...
Consumer products group PZ Cussons Plc has announced progress regarding the sale of its Nigerian...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
By Karin Wasteson As the global economy is entering a recession following the global coronavirus...
By Andrew Wollaston (EY Global Reshaping Results, Restructuring and TAS Private Equity Leader) and Pete...
Lagos-based Ingressive Capital has announced an investment in Nigeria’s digital escrow start-up Vesicash. Vesicash is...
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Global food company Danone has selected Incofin Investment Management as its partner to jointly invest...
By Ian Lessem, managing partner of South African VC firm HAVAÍC As Africa braces itself...
Private equity firm RMB Corvest has revealed it is the lead investor in a management...
In full support of President Ramaphosa’s outlined approach to contain the spread of COVID-19, the...
Tembo Power has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Metier, an independently owned private...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Globalisation, or the physical and the increasingly digital integration of world...
Clément Chenost is co-founder and managing director of the Moringa Fund, a private equity investment...
AfricInvest, a pan-African private equity platform, has announced its AfricInvest Financial Inclusion Vehicle (FIVE) has...
The African Development Bank, the European Commission, KfW, the Clean Technology Fund, Norfund, and other...
Swiss impact asset manager ResponsAbility Investments yesterday announced the launch of a $3 million technical...
South Africa’s Grindstone Accelerator received a R25 million ($1.5 million) investment from the SA SME...
Johannesburg-based private equity firm Capitalworks has made an offer to acquire and delist Peregrine Holdings,...
Early-stage venture capital firm, AFZA Capital, has launched its first East African-based fund in Nairobi,...
Private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) has announced that its portfolio company Eranove has...
By Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (See original) The cascading impacts of the...
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has stepped up its level of precaution at its headquarters...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
By Richard Li While the number of COVID-19 cases in China is on the decline,...
The Mauritius-Ghana Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (the DTAA) was signed in 2017 and came into...
US-based impact investor Gray Matters Capital (GMC), through its coLABS platform, has announced an investment...
The African Development Bank has committed €12 million to the Yeelen Financial Fund, managed by...
Fuzu Limited has raised a €3.4 million series A round to support the development of...
Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB Canada) recently announced the launch of Hummingbird Impact. Hummingbird Impact...
Healthcare supply chain company Field Intelligence has closed its series A funding round, led by...
Kibo Capital Partners recently announced that its portfolio company Blowplast Limited, in partnership with Unilever...
Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP), the pan-African real estate investment business managed by Growthpoint Investec...
Khazna, an Egypt-based startup that extends mobile financial services to the underbanked, has raised an...
A funding solution from Standard Bank’s Real Estate Financing division has helped Growthpoint Investec African...
Orange Digital Ventures Africa, an early-stage tech fund backed by telecoms company Orange, led a...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed an agreement with DAL Group, one of Sudan’s...
By Abhishek Mittal, Partner, Aavishkaar Africa Fund / Aavishkaar Capital African private equity firms raised...
One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V), a private family capital fund backed exclusively by industry-leading...
By Jaco Maritz “We absolutely do not think there should be any compromise whatsoever between...
Payment infrastructure services company TerraPay has announced that a consortium of investors, including Prime Ventures,...
South African logistics company Imperial has partnered with venture capital firm Newtown Partners to launch...
By Mark Kenderdine-Davies, Chief Legal Officer, CDC Group (This article was first published on LinkedIn)...
Austria’s development bank, OeEB, has made an investment in the SIMA Off-grid Solar and Financial...
The Ascent Rift Valley Fund, an East African-focused private equity fund, has acquired the plastics...
Overall, African equity capital market (ECM) activity in 2019 declined sharply both in volume and...
Leading African law firm, Bowmans (AF Mpanga, Advocates in Uganda) has appointed top tax lawyer,...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The financing of a new 390MW natural gas-fired power plant for Côte d’Ivoire was announced...
Dutch development finance institution FMO, a prominent investor in African private equity funds, has announced...
Nigerian listed insurance firm Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc has received a binding offer...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd On 10 October 2019, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of...
Persistent Energy Capital LLC announced that it has raised over $8 million in equity in...
Quona Capital, a venture firm focused on financial inclusion in emerging markets, has announced the...
Edtech company Snapplify has acquired Onnie Media / Teacha! – an educator media hub for...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed it is considering an investment in a special...
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Africa Private Equity News’s ‘Due Diligence’ series asks top players in Africa’s private equity industry about...
WhereIsMyTransport, a digital product company using data and technology to improve mass public transport in...
The impact investment fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs, the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO)...
Emerging markets investor Actis has announced it is establishing a $250 million pan-African data centre...
CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned impact investor, has appointed Amal-Lee Amin (pictured) as climate...
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today released its inaugural Industry Survey...
Tangerine Life Insurance, supported by West-African private equity firm Verod Capital Management, has announced its...
By Ian Lessem, managing partner of South African VC firm HAVAÍC When assessing a potential...
GreenTec Capital Partners has announced an investment into Kwiks, a Moroccan digital platform that specialises...
The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) last week launched Portfolio for Impact and Innovation (PI2)...
A selection of private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our desk...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed it is considering a $30 million equity investment...
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) saw its loan portfolio grow by 16% in 2019....
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Private equity firm Amethis – alongside its partners DEG, MCB Equity Fund and IFC –...