The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) board of directors has approved the agency’s new...
Despite current circumstances – dominated by the human and economic cost of Covid-19 – the...
Zoscales Partners has made an investment into Pioneer Diagnostics Center (PDC), a diagnostic imaging service...
South African online fashion retailer RunwaySale has received an investment of R100 million (about $5.7...
UFF Agri Asset Management has invested in Jacoma Estates Limited and its Malawian subsidiary Tropha...
Syafunda, a South African educational platform that provides access to digital content through mobile technology,...
James Mworia is the CEO of Nairobi-based investment firm Centum. In this interview – first...
Apollo Agriculture, the financing and products platform empowering small-scale farmers to maximise their profits, has...
InspiraFarms, a provider of on- and off-grid cold storage solutions in East and Southern Africa,...
Sweden’s development finance institution Swedfund will lend €5 million to Platcorp, a financial institution providing...
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Mediterrania Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of MetaMed, the largest platform of diagnostic imaging...
AgDevCo has announced a long-term debt investment into Pee Pee Tanzania Limited (PPTL), a regional...
Pearl Capital Partners, which manages the Yield Uganda Investment Fund, has made its seventh investment...
RENEW’s Impact Angel Network (IAN) has funded a third investment in Roadrunner Technology Solutions LLC,...
Development Partners International (DPI), a pan-African private equity firm, has announced the second investment from...
Every month, African ports receive thousands of containers of imported products that could easily be...
AG Rhino Advisors has announced an investment in Nigeria’s mobile advertising startup Admoni Inc. Admoni...
Actis, an investor of private capital into global emerging markets, has exited its majority stake...
CDC Group, the UK’s impact investor and development finance institution, has announced a record month...
Naspers announced a R100 million (about $5.55 million) investment in South African agritech business Aerobotics,...
The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has revealed an $8 million investment in...
Nigeria-based investment firm Platform Capital has announced a commitment to the View Accelerator fund. View...
Tomato Jos, an agro-processing company focused on the local production of high-quality tomato paste for...
Cepheus Growth Capital Partners has announced an investment into East African Lion Brands Manufacturing Share...
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By John Bellew, Head of Private Equity, Bowmans One of the problems facing dealmakers in...
Fully black-owned private equity company Agile Capital is actively seeking to invest millions of rands...
Cape Town-based fintech company, CompariSure, today announced that it has secured venture capital (VC) funding...
The Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF) has committed $10 million to Alitheia IDF, a private...
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and Standard Bank Group are calling on...
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Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
SunFunder, a provider of debt financing to solar enterprises, has closed four new loans at...
By Larry McCarthy, Head of Strategic Investments and Alliances, Standard Bank The Covid-19 outbreak has...
The Novastar Ventures Africa Fund II (NVAF II), managed by Nairobi and Lagos based Novastar...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd The European Commission issued the list of High Risk Third Countries...
China’s Silk Road Fund has become a 49% shareholder in ACWA Power Renewable Energy Holding,...
Alongside Rand Merchant Bank Ventures (RMBV) and other shareholders, Ninety One, via its Africa Private...
Egypt-based direct selling platform Brimore has raised $3.5 million in a pre-series A round led...
Dutch development financier FMO has proposed a $15 million investment in I&M Bank Rwanda. I&M...
Private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) has announced that its portfolio company Mukuru​, an...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has disclosed a potential equity investment of up...
Convergence Partners announced that its pan-African digital service provider platform, inq. Holdings Limited (formerly Synergy...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) today announced a new Health and Prosperity Initiative,...
Finnfund is one of the investors in a syndicated loan to ETG Group (ETG). ETG...
The Standard Bank Group has advised the leading Malawian telecoms company, Airtel Malawi, on its...
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has welcomed a decision by the Trust Fund Committee of...
Africa Private Equity News last year reported that US-based private equity firm Housatonic Partners has...
Zain Latif is the CEO of TLG Capital, which focuses on private credit investments in...
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AgVentures, a South African based agrifood tech investment company, recently raised an anchor commitment of...
SouthBridge Group, a pan-African financial services firm offering solutions to public and private clients across...
MIGA, a member of the World Bank Group, has issued guarantees in support of the...
Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine debt fund manager, announced that it has fully exited its...
East Africa Fruits Co., a Tanzanian company addressing food distribution challenges to improve efficiencies in...
Helium Health, a Lagos-based healthcare technology company, today announced it has completed a $10 million...
Private equity firm Capitalworks Investment Partners plans to invest R5 billion (about $267 million) of...
DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has made a further investment...
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Private equity firm Fanisi Capital bought a minority shareholding in Kenya’s St Bakhita Schools for...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved the proposed merger whereby PAPE Fund III intends to...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) announced the successful divestment of AIIF2’s 14% stake in Cookhouse,...
Cauris Management’s Yeelen Financial Sector Fund has so far raised €35 million of its €65...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a follow-on investment in Egypt’s...
French development finance institution Proparco has made a $20 million investment in the SPE AIF...
Invictus Energy Limited, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, has entered into a binding AUD...
Alice M. Miller was approved by the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) board of...
GreenTec Capital Partners has invested in Ghana’s Sumundi, which has developed a digital retail management...
Development finance institution FinDev Canada has disclosed it is considering a $20 million investment in...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd The Mauritius Revenue Authority has issued a communique on 28 April...
A selection of private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our desk...
CDC Group Plc, the UK’s impact investor for Africa and South Asia, has announced the...
Àrgentil Capital Partners is providing support to a number of initiatives to help with the...
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After 10 years of building and investing in African companies, Emilian Popa has seen it...
South Africa’s Value Capital Partners (VCP) has acquired a 13.4% stake in Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed...
German development financier DEG has disclosed a commitment of approximately $3.1 million for a minority...
Egyptian foodtech company Mumm has closed a pre-series A bridge round from the Alex Angels...
Private equity firm Kibo Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in a Mozambican tertiary...
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The CDC, the UK’s development finance institution, is a meaningful investor in Africa-focused private equity...
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Nigerian fintech platform Okra has secured a $1 million pre-seed fundraise from TLcom Capital, strengthening...
Egpyt’s Commercial International Bank (CIB) has acquired a 51% stake in Kenyan lender Mayfair Bank....
Nigerian-based education technology startup uLesson has announced participation in its seed funding round by Founder...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialised United Nations agency and international financial...
Many South African companies are currently under severe stress due to the Covid-19 lockdown that...
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Dutch development financier FMO has disclosed a proposed $7.5 million investment in Komaza Group Inc.,...
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced today an investment of $9 million into...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has revealed it is considering an investment of up to...
Dubai-based venture capital (VC) firm Global Ventures, which invests in the Middle East and North...
Phatisa Food Fund 2 (PFF 2) and a group of co-investors – Norfund, Mbuyu Capital...
Bowmans’ leadership in East and South Africa was recognised in The Legal 500’s Europe, Middle...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has unconditionally approved the proposed merger whereby Sana Partners Fund 1...