South African healthtech startup, Udok, has raised R10 million (about $613,000) from local venture capital...
Dutch development financier FMO is proposing a $30 million working capital loan to Agri Commodities...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Equites Property Fund Limited, a JSE-listed real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on logistics assets...
After building SN Power into a leading hydropower company in developing countries, Norfund, Norway’s development...
Comoé Capital, Côte d’Ivoire’s leading impact investment fund and partner of Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P),...
Catalyst Fund, managed by BFA Global, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and the Meltwater...
Egyptian venture capital firm Foundation Ventures has officially launched its first fund focused on early-stage...
The IFC is proposing to invest, through unfunded risk sharing facilities (RSFs) with tier 1...
Gulf Capital has acquired a significant majority stake in CWB Group, an intellectual property services...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 20 October 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Pan-African infrastructure financier Harith General Partners has appointed Sipho Makhubela as its chief executive officer....
COVID-19 and the ensuing national lockdown has had a dramatic effect on all spheres of...
SixThirty has made a multi-million rand investment in Cape Town-based insurtech company Click2Sure. SixThirty invests...
Ilara Health, the healthtech company which provides point of care diagnostic testing to small primary...
Secha Capital Partners today announced the first close of its second fund, a Southern Africa...
Allianz Global Investors’ €200 million AfricaGrow fund of funds, which was launched in November last...
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French development finance institution Proparco has invested $11 million in LCP Fund II, to help...
AirSmat, a Nigerian-based software company, has received a $100,000 pre-seed investment from UK-based Zetogon. AirSmat...
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is considering an additional equity commitment of...
Gaia Fund Managers and Kruger International Asset and Wealth Management have announced the listing of...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Peter Baird, former managing principal of Investec Asset Management’s Africa Private Equity unit, has stepped...
4G Capital Group Limited, a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion, Citi, the U.S. International...
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is being hailed as the single most progressive...
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a €5 million investment in class B shares...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is announcing today its first global development strategy,...
Nigerian payments company Paystack has agreed to be acquired by global payments leader Stripe to...
The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has committed $1.55 million in technical development for...
At a time when the rest of the world is re-thinking its approach to commercial...
Crossfin Technology Holdings, one of the first investors in South African-based mobile rewards software company...
Phakwe Group, with the support of African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), has achieved financial close...
CPCS, a global management consulting firm specialising in infrastructure, has partnered with Stonechair Capital to...
Venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners, IDF and an unnamed investor have invested in Carscan,...
Goodwell Investments has launched a Belgian fund for investments in the inclusive economy in sub-Saharan...
Actis, an investor of private capital into global emerging markets, has entered into agreements to...
Plus Venture Capital (+VC) has announced the launch of its operations and its $60 million...
Cairo-based fintech startup NowPay, a financial-wellness platform for employees in emerging markets, has raised $2.1...
Tugende has raised $10 million in debt and equity capital from a consortium of investors...
Namibian private equity fund manager Eos Capital aims to raise N$500 million (about $30.3 million)...
During the course of August to November 2020, three senior tax professionals from Bowmans will...
The Supervisory Board of Dutch development financier FMO has announced the appointment of Linda Broekhuizen...
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering an equity investment of up to $10 million...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Bpifrance and Proparco have announced the first closing of Averroès Africa, their fourth fund of...
TLG Capital today announced it has purchased 49% of Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd (OBUL), a...
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced an investment in an Egyptian...
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) – the industry body for...
Maris Ltd. is an investment holding company with a diversified portfolio across five sectors in...
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has disclosed a proposed R150 million ($8.96 million) equity investment...
Lagos-based Platform Capital, a growth markets investor, has announced its investment in KOKO Networks, a...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 6 October 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
The Egyptian American Enterprise Fund (EAEF) has announced a $50 million investment in Lorax Capital...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the availability of alternative equity...
Many people re-discovered their enthusiasm for local production during the disruptive, bewildering early days of...
French development finance institution Proparco has granted a $60 million loan to the West Indian...
Tugende, a technology-enabled asset finance company operating in Uganda and Kenya, has announced the completion...
Cairo-based La Reina, the online fashion rental service, has raised an undisclosed six-figure investment from...
Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, has made a $28 million equity investment to...
We are delighted to share another edition of our monthly Dealmaker’s Log, which tracks the...
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a commitment of $22 million with LCP Fund...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
NXT Grid BV, a solar mini-grid rental company, with a focus on online automation and...
International private equity firm Spear Capital has announced its investment in Arkay Plastics Zambia Ltd...
Lekela Power, a pan-African renewable power platform backed by private equity firm Actis, has been...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will invest up to $50 million in...
Itanna, the venture capital arm of Honeywell Group, announced its participation in Indicina Technologies’ most...
Private equity firm SPE Capital has announced that Stéphane Heuzé has joined the firm as...
Good Nature Agro, a Zambian company working from end-to-end within the specialised legume value chains,...
The African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has announced the appointment of Jules Ngankam as the new...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 29 September 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
A selection of African private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our...
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today released its 2020 H1 African...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, alongside Germany’s DEG, the European Investment Bank, FinDev...
Easy Solar, a solar company in West Africa, announced the closing of a $5 million...
Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners has recorded an eventful third quarter with several new...
GreenTec Capital Partners has announced an investment in Nigeria-based Powerstove Energy. Powerstove has developed an...
Inside Capital Partners has announced the merger of its portfolio company Kalulushi Clay Bricks (KCB)...
Rwanda-based healthcare equipment business Africa Medical Supplier (AMS) has received a trade finance facility from...
PAPE Fund Managers is a South African private equity investment outfit launched in 2008. The...
Shell-funded impact investment company All On has announced a $1.5 million investment in Auxano Solar...
CDC Group, the UK’s publicly owned impact investor, has signed a memorandum of understanding with...
South African consumer packaged goods company Libstar earlier this month notified its shareholders that Kagiso...
EPE Capital Partners Ltd (Ethos Capital) is an investment company, registered and incorporated in Mauritius...
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has signed a $20 million term...
VestedWorld, an Africa-focused venture capital firm, announced an investment into Viamo, an emerging-markets mobile engagement...
Alta Semper Capital, a consumer and healthcare focused private equity investor operating across several growth...
South African private equity firm Capitalworks and businessman Tim Hutchinson have bought a majority shareholding...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has conditionally approved the proposed merger whereby Roos Foods intends to...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 22 September 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Agribusiness investor Agris has expanded Kenya-based Evergreen Herbs Ltd with an investment in Kajiado Farm....
The impact investing group Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) has announced the launch of a new...
The Sinergi Burkina impact fund, dedicated to support SMEs in Burkina Faso, has provided seed...
Widenergy Africa has received an investment from ShEquity, a newly-launched investment vehicle that focuses on...
Vuna Partners Fund I, managed by Vuna Partners, announced its acquisition of an 80% equity...
Greenlight Planet Inc., a provider of solar-powered home energy products in sub-Saharan Africa and South...
Nigerian fintech company Mono has raised a $500,000 pre-seed round from Lateral Capital, Ventures Platform,...
Solar home systems provider Lumos has secured $35 million in new financing from the U.S....