Helios Investment Partners has announced the launch of Africa Specialty Risk Group (ASR) in partnership...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The I&P Acceleration Technologies programme, managed by impact investor Investisseurs & Partenaires, has added three...
While South African venture capital (VC) investors may have seen a significant slowdown in deal...
The Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund) has provided loans worth a combined amount of €1.2...
Endeavor has announced the closing of Endeavor Catalyst Fund III, a $134 million venture capital...
GSV Ventures recently invested $7 million into ​Valenture Institute​, founded by South African entrepreneur Robert...
Naspers Foundry, Naspers’s R1.4 billion (about $85.2 million) early-stage investment vehicle aimed at boosting the...
PAPE Fund 3, the mid-cap South African private equity fund, has announced the successful acquisition...
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Dutch development financier FMO has signed a $10 million investment in XSML’s third fund, African...
Bamboo Capital Partners, the impact investing platform, and Palladium, the global impact advisory and management...
The activities of the Djibouti Sovereign Fund (Fonds Souverain de Djibouti – FSD) were officially...
African music and entertainment company Trace has acquired a majority stake in Okuhle Media, a...
Xecced Ventures announced the launch of its $100 million Africa focused artificial intelligence (AI) venture...
Leading African law firm, Bowmans, has been confirmed as the top multi-jurisdictional M&A adviser in...
Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted a fund manager’s licence to African Diaspora Asset...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
AgDevCo is an impact investment firm specialising in agribusiness in sub-Saharan Africa. It has a...
The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has approved two investments in East African e-commerce...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 8 September 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Africa is the most rapidly urbanising continent in the world – 50% of Africans will...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of insurance brokerage company Mpumalanga Risk...
AMMP Technologies, a software company providing operations platforms for decentralised renewable energy systems, has raised...
Small Foundation has announced an expanded partnership in the equipment finance sector with an equity...
Rand Merchant Investments (RMI), through its fintech investment arm AlphaCode, has today exited its investment...
GreenTec Capital Partners has announced an investment in Freshbag, a digital platform in Cameroon that...
Singapore-based fintech startup Thunes, which operates a global B2B cross-border payments network, has attracted a...
BIMA, a provider of digital health and insurtech services in emerging markets, has secured $30...
Each month, our Dealmaker’s Log tracks the reported African private equity and venture capital deals, fundraising closes...
The latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance report reveals that private equity, like many...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved a proposed transaction whereby Apex Partners Holdings intends to...
Yellow Card, a cryptocurrency startup which started out in Nigeria, has announced a $1.5 million...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 1 September 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of remittance company Remitix by ECP...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Swedfund has announced an investment of $10 million in African Rivers Fund III, managed by...
Following close to three years as the first CEO of FinDev Canada, Paul Lamontagne has...
Energy Access Ventures (EAV) has announced a follow-on investment in Solarise Africa, a pan-African clean...
XSML, a fund manager active in Central and East Africa, announced the first close of...
Leading African law firms, Bowmans and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie (UUBO), have announced that they...
Mawingu Networks, a last-mile wireless internet service provider, has closed a financing round with Energy...
Christian Kettel Thomsen has been appointed Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee of the...
Nigeria’s Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company plans to establish a $1 billion fund to back...
Private equity firm Metier, through its most recent Sustainable Capital Fund, has made a substantial...
At the recently held Startup Circles.ai Demo Day, 13 startups from around Africa showcased their...
Best Health, a portfolio company of Amethis Maghreb Fund I, has finalised the acquisition of...
Dutch development financier FMO has signed a $1.49 million investment in Azimuth Group Corp. (active...
Swedfund, the Swedish Development Finance Institution, has committed $12 million to the Solar Energy Transformation...
The Africa Food Security (AFS) Fund is expecting a final close in December 2020 at...
A selection of African private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our...
West African data centre operator, Rack Centre, majority-owned by private equity firm Actis alongside Jagal,...
The National Pension Service (NPS), South Korea’s state pension fund, has committed between $100 million...
Venture fund Digital Horizon has invested in Healthlane, an African startup focusing on modern, online...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned impact investor, has announced a further $12 million commitment...
PraxisIFM Group and Oak Group have announced that negotiations are underway to combine their global businesses. Heads of...
Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected to serve a second five-year term as president of the...
EFG Hermes (through its non-bank financial institution arm EFG Hermes Finance Holding) and GB Auto...
Investors seeking opportunities in Uganda should consider industries such as manufacturing, infrastructure-related services and business...
Sahel Capital, fund manager for the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (FAFIN), has announced...
Cross-border payments company WorldRemit has agreed to acquire Sendwave, a rapidly growing app-based remittance company...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 25 August 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
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Ciel Healthcare – a sub-Saharan African healthcare platform with operations in Mauritius, Uganda and Nigeria...
Zebu Investment Partners, through its sophomore fund, the Africa Food Security (AFS) Fund, has successfully...
DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has made a further investment...
SparkMeter, a provider of grid management services, equipment, and software solutions that increase access to...
Enygma Ventures has announced that it has made a R4.2 million (about $250,000) investment into...
DataProphet has raised a $6 million series-A funding round led by Knife Capital, joined by...
EFAfrica Group has raised $12 million new equity for regional expansion and acquired EFTA, Tanzania’s...
By Charles Douglas and Tholinhlanhla Gcabashe, Co-heads of M&A, Bowmans Having delivered an unprecedented systemic...
An overview of reported African private equity exits during 2020. Africa-focused investor AHL Venture Partners...
From import substitution to water to the facilitation of cross-border trade, Namibia offers several opportunities...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Dutch development financier FMO has disclosed a proposed R42.75 million (about $2.5 million) investment in...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, plans to make...
The I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE 2) fund, managed by Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), has...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 18 August 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering a total investment of about €59 million in...
Tate & Lyle, a global provider of food and beverage ingredients, and Solevo, a distributor...
French development financier Proparco is supporting Kenya Nut Company with a $18.7 million loan. This...
Guidepost, a South African telemedicine company, has received joint investment from AlphaCode, the fintech investment...
Africa Foresight Group (AFG), a network of freelance management consultants in Africa, has raised over...
Helios Investment Partners has appointed Phil Davis as Director of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)....
IHS Holding Limited has announced it is exploring an initial public offering in the United...
Tembo Capital’s latest fund, Tembo Capital Mining Fund III, has a fundraising target of $300...
Africa means business, and as a bank fully invested in Africa, we believe in enabling...
Energy+, a Malian-owned and managed off-grid solar company with a mission of delivering affordable and...
WorkPay, a company that builds HR and payroll solutions for Africa, announced that it has...
The Cairo Angels (CA) investment network has closed its commitment to e-commerce company Fatura’s seven-figure...
Sanari Capital, backed by institutional investor 27four, has announced a R25 million ($1.5 million) investment...
Secha Capital has appointed Seema Lalloo as a private equity fellow. A corporate lawyer by...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
In the past months, Mauritius faced its fair share of challenges and after having successfully...
The University Technology Fund (UTF) – a co-investment by the Technology Innovation Agency and the...
By Rob Heath, partner at South African VC firm HAVAÍC At HAVAÍC, we invest in...
Dutch development financier FMO has disclosed a proposed €500,000 investment in ZIZ Energie, a vertically...
Kenyan supermarket chain Naivas has raised Ksh.6 billion (about $55 million) from the sale of...
GBfoods, a global culinary products manufacturer, recently built a N20 billion ($53 million) tomato processing...