Leapfrog Strategic Africa Investments will acquire a 24% stake in ICEA LION Insurance Holdings Limited,...
South African SME capital provider ProfitShare Partners has announced that it has secured R100 million...
CDC Group and Finnfund today announced a $70 million commitment to AfricInvest Fund IV, a...
Honoris United Universities, a pan-African network of private higher education institutions majority owned by private...
By Robyn Berger, Executive: Tax; Theunis Claassen, Senior Associate; and Catherine Robson, Candidate Attorney –...
By Louis van Ravesteyn, Head: Agribusiness – Pan Africa, Standard Bank Group The African continent...
The IFC; IFU, the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries; and Proparco, a member of...
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and peer development finance institutions (DFIs) across the globe...
The IFC has approved an equity investment of up to $25 million in Lorax II...
Africa Private Equity News speaks to Yan Ng, executive director for fund services at Intercontinental...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, today released its Annual Review 2019, which highlights...
Pan-African cross-border payments company MFS Africa has acquired Beyonic, a digital payments management provider of...
Medu Capital has acquired 25.1% of Weir Minerals South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Weir Minerals Africa’s...
Over the past seven years, investment firm 54 Capital has built a portfolio of assets...
Climate Fund Managers (CFM) and UPC Renewables (UPC) have announced their partnership for the development...
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing €10 million in financing to...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Energicity Corp, the developer and operator of microgrid utilities in West Africa, announced that it...
Nigerian fintech company Wallets Africa has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Mozilla Corporation,...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd The Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2020 (GTCI 2020) assesses 132 countries...
Through a $30 million investment in the first close of AfricInvest’s new multisector private equity...
The Republic of Djibouti has announced the creation of the Djibouti Sovereign Fund (Fonds Souverain...
A large number of companies issue bonds as a source of financing, giving them access...
By Katharina Neureiter, Executive, Impact Management, CDC Group At one point during the global Covid-19...
Ingressive Capital has doubled its investment vehicle to back high-growth, tech-enabled startups across Africa. It...
Catalyst Fund, the inclusive fintech accelerator managed by BFA Global, supported by UK Aid and...
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), the pan-African industry association which promotes...
Stonechair Capital and CPCS are partnering to accelerate energy access in Africa via the former’s...
Inside Capital Partners has announced the fifth investment of its first fund, Inside Equity Fund,...
South African venture capital firm HAVAÍC has invested in Mobiz, joining Kalon Venture Partners as...
Egyptian fintech platform MoneyFellows has secured $4 million in series A investment from venture capital...
By Tshego Sefolo, CEO, Agile Capital With R900 million (about $51.8 million) available for investment...
South African agribusiness investment company Zeder has sold its 32.1% stake in Quantum Foods, a...
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is investing up to $10 million in...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Gaia Impact Fund has announced an equity investment in Nuru, a mini-grid developer and operator...
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), which is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group...
By Jaco Maritz Private equity firm Development Partners InternationaI (DPI), through its third fund ADP...
Proparco and Société Générale Cameroon are supporting private equity investor Actis for the construction of...
Private equity firm Senatla Capital has acquired a 34% stake in South African advertising, brand...
Egyptian online real estate platform Sakneen has received investment from Y Combinator (YC), the Silicon...
The OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I has reached a first close of €76 million....
Planet42, a South Africa based fintech that focuses on providing access to mobility to the...
The European Investment Bank has disclosed it is considering a $17 million equity participation in...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has signed a partnership agreement...
Cairo-based online pharmacy marketplace Chefaa has raised a seven-figure USD pre-series A round from several...
Michelle Kathryn Essomé has announced she is stepping down as the CEO of the African...
Chicago-based impact investor VestedWorld has invested in Rwanda-based food distribution company GET IT, according to...
PayGo Energy, a venture-backed company founded in Kenya, has received investment from Saisan Company Ltd...
This article is a shortened version of an interview produced and published by the African...
CDC Group, the UK’s impact investor and development finance institution, has announced the appointment of...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd The Covid-19 pandemic crisis is not in our rearview mirror yet...
SAVCA and GIBS would like to invite you to the annual SAVCA-GIBS Foundation Programme in...
Futuregrowth Asset Management, through its Futuregrowth Development Equity Fund (DEF), has invested in LifeCheq, a...
South African fund manager Edge Growth, through its Edge Action Fund, has awarded a debt...
Sanlam Investments has committed R2.25 billion (about $131.7 million) of its own capital to seed...
The chairman of the Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) Peter van Mierlo has announced that...
As fossil fuel industries face existential threats, the implications of an energy transition will have...
Mergence Investment Managers and Third Way Investment Partners have invested R225 million (about $13.5 million)...
Solar Frontier Capital (SFC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of African Frontier Capital (AFC), and d.light, a...
Sun Exchange, the world’s first peer-to-peer solar leasing platform, announced a $3 million investment by...
Investment company Brait has sold its entire 63.1% interest in British supermarket chain Iceland Foods....
Ethos Mezzanine Partners and the French development finance institution, Proparco, have announced a $22 million...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) board of directors has approved $1 billion of...
Àrgentil Capital Partners has provided additional debt and equity investment to support its portfolio company,...
JSE- and LSE-listed investment manager Ninety One has launched an impact investment initiative – the...
Platform Capital, a Nigeria-based growth markets investor, has invested in Merge Tech, a South African...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has recommended that the Tribunal approve a proposed transaction whereby the Public...
Dutch development financier FMO has announced a transaction with Miro Forestry, one of the largest...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The LionPride Agility Fund Limited, founded and managed by LionPride Investment Holdings, has invested in...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has approved an investment of up to $25...
Basel-based Fondation Botnar has entrusted the Swiss firm Obviam with the set-up and management of...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd In a past edition of our newsletter issued last month, we...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has approved an investment of up to $30...
The Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund) has provided a loan of €800,000 to soya milling...
MIT Solve, through its venture vehicle Solve Innovation Future, has announced an investment in Access...
Nigeria-based Platform Capital, a growth markets investor, has announced its investment in Lipa Later, a...
Private equity firm RMB Corvest has announced it will exit, subject to competition commission approval,...
This article is a shortened version of an interview produced and published by the African...
CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned impact investor, has closed a co-investment in mPharma, a...
Private equity and venture capital funds play a unique function in the investment marketplace because...
South African healthcare investment company RH Bophelo (RHB) has completed a cross listing on the...
The current Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the globe is not stopping leading African law firm, Bowmans,...
Longevity Development has completed a complex restructuring and new investment transaction for a major water...
Tana Africa Capital, a pan-African private equity firm, announced the latest investment through its second...
A selection of private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our desk...
DHL Express announced its minority stake acquisition in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that...
Building Energy’s management, in partnership with Inspired Evolution’s Evolution II Fund, has successfully closed a...
The board of South Africa’s Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has welcomed the appointment of Abel...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
mPharma, a tech-enabled healthcare company developing a more efficient supply chain for pharmaceutical products across...
Carry1st has raised a seed round of $2.5 million led by CRE Venture Capital with...
By Jaco Maritz A significant portion of the capital invested in African private equity funds...
Global private equity group Carlyle is spinning out its sub-Saharan African team to a new...
Inclusivity Solutions, the company that designs, builds, operates and innovates digital insurance solutions, has secured...
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), on behalf of its client, the Government Employees Pension Fund...
Gulf Capital has completed the sale of Metamed, a diagnostic imaging network, to Ray Lab,...
Cepheus Growth Capital Partners has revealed it is finalising the fundraising for its first $100...