The Africa Food Security Fund has closed its investment in Elgin Free Range Chickens Holdings...
Aruwa Capital Management, an early-stage growth equity and gender lens fund investing in Nigeria and...
African Capital Alliance, a pan-African alternative investment firm focused on managing investments across Africa, announced...
CDC is the UK Government’s international impact investor with a mission to help solve the...
Crossfin, a leading player in the South African fintech industry, is being acquired by a...
South African company DKN Transport has secured funding from The Engen Convoy Fund, which is...
Adbot, the leader in online advertising solutions for owners of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...
Symbiotics and Oikocredit have extended a loan of $30.8 million to Agri Commodities & Finance...
Jump Capital has led the investment of $4.2 million into Busha, an Africa-based cryptocurrency exchange....
Shell-funded impact investment company, All On, has announced a $1 million investment in Salpha Energy...
Verod Capital Management Limited has announced the appointment of Ori Rewane as its new head of...
The 2021 SAVCA Venture Capital (VC) Conference was held on 15 November 2021. In a...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has appointed Thithi Kuhlase-Maseko as...
The Axian Group has announced its subscription to Actis Energy 5, a new energy fund...
The IFC is considering an equity commitment of up to $25 million in Quona Accion...
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IFC, Proparco and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) are partnering with Ciments de l’Afrique (CIMAF),...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Owing to its close proximity and favourable tax environment, South Africans...
GreenTec Capital Partners has invested in T40, a Nigerian intercity transport and logistics-tech company developing...
Dutch entrepreneurial development bank FMO is proposing a $30 million investment in Convergence Partners Digital...
Open-source intelligence company, VoxCroft Analytics, raised close to $2 million in series A funding from...
South African payments company Ozow has attracted Tencent, a Chinese internet and technology company, in...
Private equity firm Amethis, through its newly launched fund, Amethis MENA Fund II (AMF2), has...
Climate Investor Two (CI2) is Climate Fund Managers’ (CFM) second climate-focused, blended finance initiative following...
InfraCo Africa, together with a consortium including DOB Equity and Mobility 54, has signed an...
The Company The Fund for Export Development in Africa – FEDA – was established as...
Healthtech startup DrugStoc has raised $4.4 million in series A funding to expand access to...
Albert Alsina, Founder and CEO of Mediterrania Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on...
TLG Capital and United Gulf Financial Services North Africa (UGFS NA) announced today that they...
Verdant Capital has closed four private equity-related transactions in South Africa with fundraisings for Bridge...
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STANLIB Asset Management, one of the largest investors in South African infrastructure, has joined forces...
Kibo Capital Partners has sold its interest in the Kenyan logistics and distribution company, General...
The Rwanda Innovation Fund (RIF), managed by Angaza Capital, has made an investment in VIEBEG...
By Michael Rudnicki, executive, and Samir Ellary, partner, Bowmans South Africa Much has been written...
AfricInvest’s Financial Inclusion Vehicle (AfricInvest FIVE) has announced its investment in MFS Africa as part...
Grindstone Ventures this week launched a $6.5 million (R100 million) fund dedicated to seed funding...
The Egypt-based e-commerce startup and dark store Appetito has successfully raised $2 million in its...
JUMO, a technology company building next-generation financial services for emerging market entrepreneurs, announced the successful...
Ata Capital, a private equity investment management firm, and Respiratory Care Africa (RCA), a medical...
To support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, the IFC has partnered with Liquid...
The IFC is considering an equity investment of up to $30 million in the Adenia...
AfricInvest – a pan-African asset management platform covering private equity, venture capital and private credit...
Dutch development bank FMO is proposing a $20 million investment in the Ezdehar Mid-Cap Fund...
Nigerian education company Semicolon Africa has closed a $1.2 million seed funding round. The round,...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Tuesday 2 November 2021 marks yet another milestone for Mauritius as...
The Kigali International Financial Centre has announced the establishment of the $250 million Virunga Africa...
Aruwa Capital Management, an early-stage growth equity and gender lens fund investing in Nigeria and...
The Mahlako Energy Fund’s 10MW solar plant in the Northern Cape has reached commercial operation....
Actis company BTE Renewables (BTE), working in close coordination with Craftskills Limited and global environmental...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I, the first Finnish global emerging markets impact fund, has...
We are thrilled to present another issue of our Dealmaker’s Log, which tracks the reported African...
InfraCo Africa and Helios Investment Partners are working together to establish a pan-African investment vehicle:...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution; Finnfund, the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation; Norfund,...
In October 2021, Oceana Group Limited – with Standard Bank acting as the Mandated Lead...
Payhippo, a lending startup that is widening credit access for small businesses in Nigeria, announced...
Breadfast, an Egypt based grocery delivery platform, has secured $26 million in a series A...
Opibus, an electric vehicle manufacturer, has raised $7.5 million in funding led by Silicon Valley...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, is to invest over £3...
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering an equity investment of up to...
Ampersand Rwanda, Africa’s first electric motorcycle company, has secured a $9 million loan facility from...
OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I, the first global emerging markets impact fund in Finland,...
ShipBlu, a platform that is redefining the e-commerce shipping and fulfillment experience in Egypt, has...
South Africa’s Competition Commission has unconditionally approved the proposed merger whereby Vuna Partners Fund I...
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World Wide Fund for Nature Zambia (WWF), Zanaco Bank and Kukula Capital signed a letter...
Sakhumnotho Group Holdings has recently acquired a 26% stake in the Refinex and SA Tank...
In this latest thought-leadership article, Faizal Bhana – Director for the Middle East, Africa and...
By Jeff Miller, CEO and Co-Founder, Grovest Starting a venture capital or private equity fund,...
RecoMed, an online healthcare marketplace and booking platform in South Africa, recently concluded a funding...
The board of directors of the African Development Bank has approved an equity investment of...
Agrifood-tech startup, Vendease, has closed a $3.2 million seed round led by Global Founders Capital...
Standard Bank Group, Citi, CDC Group and Norfund have partnered to provide a $75 million...
By Joyce Mbui and Vruti Shah As a result of COVID-19 and other market factors,...
Autochek, the automotive technology company facilitating auto financing across Africa, has secured $13.1 million in...
Pan-African alternative investment firm EXEO Capital’s new food sector investment vehicle, Nurture Foods, this week...
The Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund) has invested $1.8 million in the Union Nationale des...
MFS Africa is acquiring Baxi to expand its network into Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and...
The Yield Uganda Investment Fund has announced the investment of UGX 6.79 billion ($1.8 million)...
Norsad Finance, a leading impact investor has been awarded the Emerging Markets Initiative of the...
The Gaia Africa Climate Fund has been selected as one of five funds to be...
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Africa REN, a pioneer in clean infrastructures in Africa, has launched the construction of the...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd At its Plenary held on the 19-21 October, the Financial Action...
Brass, a Nigerian digital bank delivering easy access to affordable premium banking services for small...
Africa Private Equity News readers qualify for a 10% discount to attend this year’s SuperReturn...
To meet the needs of entrepreneurs, particularly at the start of their ventures, the Choose...
By Philip Myburgh, Head of Trade and Africa-China, Business & Commercial Clients, Standard Bank The...
German development finance institution DEG announced the acquisition of a minority equity stake in Ashwah...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Intercontinental Trust Ltd (ITL) is delighted to announce that it has...
The IFC has proposed an equity investment of up to $20 million into Ezdehar Mid-Cap...
Asante Financial Services Group announced a $7.5 million series A investment anchored by Goodwell Investments...
TLG Capital announced an investment it’s made into a Paris based fintech company, FairMoney, which...
Tala, the global technology company building the world’s most accessible financial services, announced a $145...
d.light, a leading innovator of solar, lighting and sustainable products, announced that it had raised...
Read Standard Bank’s Monthly Market Update September 2021 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank Group...
Eden Life, a Lagos-based home services app for scheduling food, laundry and cleaning services, has...
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Standard Bank Group has been named the best bank in Africa in Global Finance’s 28th...