Kasada Hospitality Fund LP, advised by Kasada Capital Management, an investment platform dedicated to the...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) and Helios backed Starsight Energy announced its expansion into East...
Reunert and A.P. Moller Capital have announced the establishment of a new joint venture, Lumika...
South African buildings materials company Everite has been fully acquired by a private equity consortium...
Lami Technologies, a Kenyan insurance technology (insurtech) company that aims to democratise insurance products and...
The IFC has disclosed an investment of up to $20 million in Learn Capital Venture...
Read Standard Bank’s Monthly Market Update April 2021 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank Group...
The board of directors of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has...
Independent South African-based fund manager, Tamela Capital Partners, a subsidiary of Tamela Holdings, has during...
South African investment firms Kalon Venture Partners and Caleo Private Equity today announced a $2.5...
Impact investment fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs (IPAE) 2, managed by Investisseurs & Partenaires, has invested...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has announced a $100 million...
8 Miles, a pan-African private equity firm, is exiting Orient Bank after a six-year holding...
Acre Impact Capital, an impact-focused investment manager, announced the closing of a catalytic capital investment...
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FinDev Canada is proposing an additional investment of $10 million in the African Development Partners...
Mergence Unlisted Investment Managers (Namibia) has increased its shareholding in the two Ejuva renewable energy...
The IFC is considering an equity investment of up to $10 million in the TIDE...
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The Vumela Fund, established by FNB Business and Edge Growth, has announced a new investment...
The Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, FMO, intends to participate in the series A-2 equity round...
Finnfund, a Finnish development financier and impact investor, announced today a $10 million commitment to...
Carry1st, the mobile games publishing platform that enables global gaming studios to unlock the untapped...
Global impact investor FCA Investments has committed $1 million to Ugandan fintech company Ensibuuko, which...
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has announced a rolling call for applications from private...
Cepheus Growth Capital Partners has announced an investment into JP Textile Holding Company Limited, the...
Expensya, an automated spend management solution for businesses, has concluded a $20 million fundraise. Two...
By Jason Wilkinson and Wandisile Mandlana, Partners, Adéle de Jager, Executive: Tax, and Ivan Vorster,...
Moove Africa could receive an IFC investment of up to $30 million comprising of: (i)...
Uhuru Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm based out of Lagos and Abidjan, has...
The IFC has disclosed a proposed equity investment of up to $25 million, not to...
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TIBU Health, a Kenyan healthtech startup, has successfully raised seed funding from the Blue Haven...
RENEW, an impact investment firm, has expanded to its third African country, Rwanda. RENEW Investment...
Adenia, a private markets investment firm in Africa, today announced that it has finalised the...
Goodwell Investments, an impact investment firm, today announced the launch of Goodwell V. Following on...
Revego Africa Energy Limited has announced its first major acquisition, in the form of a...
While the COVID-19 pandemic slowed private equity (PE) deal-making and fundraising in Southern Africa in...
Misr Capital, the investment arm of Banque Misr, and Elevate Private Equity, have announced the...
Ajua, the integrated customer experience management solution for businesses in Africa, has acquired WayaWaya, the...
The IFC has proposed an equity investment of up to $10 million in the Knife...
Despite the setbacks caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the manufacturing sector in East Africa still...
Birimian, the first operational investment company dedicated exclusively to African luxury and premium heritage brands,...
South African fintech startup Payflex has secured investment from Zip Co Limited, an Australian-listed multinational....
Upon receipt of all necessary approvals from the National Pension Commission (PenCom), AXA Mansard Pensions...
According to a new survey by CoreDataResearch Ltd, 40% of the surveyed global institutional investors...
Atlas Mara Limited, the sub-Saharan African financial services group, has announced that its subsidiary, ABC...
Small Foundation has announced a new partnership with Founders Factory Africa (FFA), a Johannesburg-headquartered venture...
Venture capital fund Powerhouse Ventures has participated in Nithio’s $7.1 million series A round, led...
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The IFC has proposed an investment of up to $20 million in the Greenpoint Capital...
OKO, an insurtech start-up that provides inclusive agricultural insurance to secure farmers’ income across Africa,...
Persistent, a venture capital investor in the off-grid energy sector, has announced a strategic venture...
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MetroFibre Networx, a portfolio company of African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), has acquired the fibre-to-the-home...
TLG Capital announced today that it is commencing a private placement partnership with Calbank Ghana,...
Nigerian fintech platform Okra has secured a $3.5 million seed raise. The round was led...
Dutch development bank FMO intends to commit up to €12 million in a long-term facility...
Laverie, an Egypt-based dry-cleaning and laundry app, has announced an undisclosed six-figure funding round from...
Altica Partners, an Africa-focused investment firm that provides credit strategies to impact and ESG conscious...
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While progress towards the gender equality Sustainable Development Goal is growing in many industries, the...
Samurai Incubate has officially closed its second Africa fund after having raised 2.026 billion yen...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd On 16 April 2021, Cabinet agreed to proceed with the drafting...
Toyota Tsusho Corporation has announced an investment in the Samurai Africa Fund 2, a fund...
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has published its sophomore Industry Survey....
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The IFC has committed investment of up to $2 million in Antler East Africa, based...
Cape Town-based cryptocurrency investment platform, Revix, with offices in Cape Town and London, has raised...
Moshesh Partners, a mid-market alternative asset manager, has reached a first close for its first...
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Crossfin Ventures, the angel investment arm of Crossfin Technology Holdings, announced its investment in Troygold,...
Numida, a Uganda-based fintech business, has closed a $2.3 million seed round led by pan-African...
Quro Medical, a South African digital health startup, has closed its seed funding round led...
Finnfund, a Finnish development financier and impact investor, today announced a $26 million commitment to...
Africa Private Equity News speaks to Michael Rudnicki, a tax executive at law firm Bowmans,...
Keiwa and Legafrik, two Ivorian start-ups operating in the tech sector, have received seed funding...
Harith General Partners has announced a $200 million capital raise in a follow-up fund to...
South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners has announced its follow-on investment in cyber-security...
By Hari Chaitanya, Head of Investor Services, Product Management at Standard Bank A year ago,...
Algebra Ventures, an Egyptian VC firm, announced the launch of its $90 million second fund,...
Appzone, the pan-African fintech software provider building proprietary solutions for the continent’s banking and payments...
Mahlako Financial Services, a subsidiary of South African alternative investments fund manager Mahlako a Phahla...
A consortium consisting of Agile Capital and RMB Corvest has completed a management buyout of...
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By Intercontinental Trust Ltd The Financial Services (Special Purpose Fund) Rules 2021 (referred hereinafter as...
By Henri de Villeneuve The telecommunications and renewable energy industries understand a lot about disruption....
Paymob, Egypt’s market-leading digital payments provider, has announced the largest ever series A fundraise by...
Ampersand Rwanda Ltd, Africa’s first electric motorcycle company, has just secured a $3.5 million investment...
The Annual AVCA Conference returns virtually, bringing together world-class investors, policymakers and business leaders for...
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The IFC is proposing an A-Loan investment of up to €20.9 million to African Hotel...
AgDevCo has announced a $3 million follow-on mezzanine debt investment into Uzima Chicken Limited, a...
By Nafiisah Jeehoo, associate Bowmans, Mauritius. Mauritius is well known among promoters and institutional investors...
Verdant Capital serves as Tugende’s financial advisor and arranger for its equity and debt capital...
Sawari Ventures, the Cairo-based VC, has announced the final closure of its Egypt-focused fund, with...
The Raxio Group, a pan-African data centre developer and operator, and Meridiam, a global asset and fund manager specialising...
Infra Impact Investment Managers, the specialist infrastructure investment firm, has reached the ZAR 250 million...
The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) and EFG Hermes announced that TSFE has committed EGP...