Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Dopay, the B2B2C payments platform serving unbanked workers in emerging markets, has closed a $18...
54gene, the health technology company advancing African genomics research for improved global health outcomes, has...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) announced Lauren Cochran has been appointed as Vice...
South African healthtech company Aviro Health announced the successful closing of a pre-series A funding...
Africa Capitalworks (ACW), a sub-Saharan Africa-focused private equity company, has announced a significant equity investment...
SAVCA Private Equity Industry Survey highlights the need for more African investment and increased exit...
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ARM-Harith Infrastructure Investments Limited, a Mauritius-regulated infrastructure fund manager and parent company of ARM-Harith Infrastructure...
Releaf, an agtech start-up that develops proprietary hardware and software solutions that make African farmers...
SunFunder, which provides debt financing for solar enterprises working in emerging and frontier markets, announced...
Africa Private Equity News’ new Chat Feature allows you to directly message other members in...
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has created an independent asset management arm, AFC Capital Partners, with...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI) and impact investor, has made a $60...
Capiter, a Cairo-based B2B e-commerce startup that brings together manufacturers, brands, wholesalers and retailers on...
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Listed Moroccan real estate company Aradei Capital has acquired a 51% stake in Akdital Immo,...
InfraCredit, a ‘AAA’ rated specialised infrastructure credit guarantee institution, has announced an equity investment of...
Ergo Media Ventures and Film Clinic announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Prospa, a Nigerian startup offering software and financial services to entrepreneurs and micro-businesses, closed a...
Proparco, via FISEA +, the AFD Group facility advised by Proparco and part of the...
Actis, a global sustainable infrastructure investor, has appointed Charles Daulon du Laurens as head of...
Lurra Capital AG, a Swiss-based private capital investment firm, has launched The Fynbos, a development...
Swedish-based impact investment platform Trine announced its new partnership with Solarise Africa, a pan-African energy...
Private equity firm Amethis has acquired a minority stake in Avacare, a distributor and manufacturer...
MNT-Halan, Egypt’s leading fintech ecosystem, announced today an investment of about $120 million by major...
A global digital platform that addresses the unsolved payment needs of communities, through innovation and...
Old Mutual Alternative Investments (OMAI), Africa’s largest alternative investment manager, acting through its subsidiary, African...
Wave, a mobile money provider in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire, announced a series A investment...
By Bryan Turner, Partner, SPEAR Capital Despite the limitations of a global pandemic and its...
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Pezesha, a pan-African fintech company building scalable lending infrastructure for SMEs and institutions, announced the...
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lomé based parent company of the Ecobank Group, has announced...
Autochek, the automotive technology company facilitating auto financing across Africa and Ringier One Africa Media...
SPE Capital has announced the promotion to partner of Ahmed El Oraby. Ahmed joined in...
LoftyInc Capital Management (LCM), an early-stage African-focused technology fund, has achieved the first close of...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
From banking in Ghana to macadamia production in Malawi, August 2021 saw a solid number...
Agricorp International, a Nigerian based spices producing, processing, and exporting company has raised $17.5 million...
The Sanlam Investments Sustainable Infrastructure Fund has launched with commitments of R500 million (about $35...
A first-of-its-kind relief fund has been launched with a first close of $68 million and...
Amethis has sold its 22% stake in Sodigaz APC, the leading gas bottle (LPG) distributor...
The Abadali Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP) – a joint initiative by South Africa’s Department...
Yield Uganda Investment Fund and FCA Investments (FCAI) have announced a €1.3 million investment in...
German development financier DEG has invested $8 million in Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) to support...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Over nearly the past 2 years, amidst travelling restrictions that were...
Swvl, a Dubai-based provider of transformative mass transit and shared mobility solutions in Egypt and...
Private equity firm Amethis has announced the first close of its Amethis MENA Fund II...
East Africa Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EAVCA)’s Esther Ndeti will at the end...
Fortis Green Renewables Investment Management, an investment firm providing capital to small-scale renewable energy assets...
The Swiss Investment Fund for Emerging Markets (SIFEM) has invested $10 million in Metier Sustainable...
African investment company Arise has sold its shareholding in Banque Populaire du Rwanda Plc (BPR)...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Newly launched impact venture capital firm Beyond Capital Ventures has announced its first investment: Viebeg...
African payments company pawaPay, has secured $9 million in seed funding. The round was co-led...
Zepz, formerly WorldRemit, a digital cross-border payments platform operating two brands (WorldRemit and Sendwave, acquired...
Africa Search Capital (ASC) announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Falcon Security Hub,...
Mobility 54, the corporate venture capital subsidiary of Toyota Tsusho Corporation and CFAO, has participated...
Old Mutual Limited has announced that it is expanding its investments in innovation through a...
OPay, one of the largest payment services in Africa, has raised $400 million in a...
MaxAB, the largest Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform that serves food and grocery retailers, has acquired...
Many African utilities are failing to meet the energy needs of citizens, calling into question...
Egypt-based on-demand auto-repairs startup Odiggo has successfully raised $2.2 million in its latest funding round...
Gridworks, the UK’s developer and investor in African electricity networks, and New GX, the South...
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) recently released its second Venture Capital...
BlueOrchard Finance Ltd, an impact investment manager and member of the Schroders Group, has announced...
LeapFrog Investments has acquired a 16.94% stake in Ghana’s largest privately-owned bank, Fidelity Bank Ghana...
UK Climate Investments has fulfilled its cornerstone commitment of R500 million (about $32.7 million) to...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
South African venture capital firm Imvelo Ventures, founded by Capitec Bank and Empowerment Capital Investment...
Alerzo, a business-to-business technology and services platform focused on Nigeria’s informal retail sector, announced $10.5...
Grand Parade Investments has advised shareholders that it has reached agreement with South Africa’s Competition...
Oasis Capital Ghana, manager of the Oasis Africa VC Fund (OAF), has announced a dual...
Finnfund has provided a $12 million senior loan to Bandwidth and Cloud Services Group (BCS),...
On 21 May 2021, Seba Foods Zambia Limited (260 Brands) made the first withdrawal of...
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African financial data platform Pngme has raised a further $15 million in series A funding...
MCB Equity Fund, the private equity arm of MCB Group, the largest banking group in...
When the pan-African fund manager Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) became a shareholder in the Eranove...
The African Development Bank has reached financial close on financing agreements for a $20 million...
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Nigerian fintech company Chaka has closed a $1.5 million pre-seed funding round led by Breyer...
RMB Corvest has made an investment in South African education company Inscape. Established in 1981,...
Digitisation is driving the convergence of industries across the globe resulting in traditional financial services...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Allegis Capital, a prominent Silicon Valley VC, and New Frontier Capital Management International (NFCM), an...
Private equity firm Amethis has recruited Nicolas Manardo as a partner in order to launch...
Cairo-based credit card management platform and fintech startup CreditFins has signed an undisclosed amount in...
Revego Africa Energy Limited, South Africa’s only yieldco geared towards the renewable energy sector through...
The IFC is considering an equity investment of $5 million in Brimore, an assisted e-commerce...
I-G3N, a company which develops lithium-ion batteries specifically for the African continent, has successfully raised...
Africa Merchant Capital (AMC) Advisory advised the management team at Gala Agriculture Company, a macadamia...
Moove, an African mobility fintech, has raised $23 million in Series A funding. The round...
Wapi Pay, a fintech company based in Singapore and headquartered in Kenya, has raised $2.2...
The Yield Uganda Investment Fund, which is managed by Pearl Capital Partners, has announced an...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Qatar Holding LLC, an affiliate of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), has agreed to a...
Enygma Ventures has announced a R4 million (about $277,700) investment into Feelgood Health, a natural...