Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private Equity News.

1. Nigeria’s CardinalStone announces final close of PE fund

CardinalStone Capital Advisers, a Lagos based private equity fund manager, has announced the final close of its maiden private equity fund, the CardinalStone Capital Advisers Growth Fund LP (CCAGF) at $64 million.

The fund which recorded its first close in December 2018 and final close in S...