South African business accelerator Grindstone has announced the 20 successful candidates for its 2020 programme....
South African AI and data annotation startup Enlabeler has received an undisclosed amount of investment...
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Africa-focused investor AHL Venture Partners had a busy couple of months exiting deals, according to...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Read the ITL e-News August 2020 brief for the latest business...
I&M Burbidge Capital (IMBC) has advised on the debt financing transaction by Proparco to Kenya...
South African financial services group Vunani has proposed to separate its private equity assets through an...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) board of directors has approved new members of...
Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), announced that it...
Plentywaka, a Nigerian bus sharing platform, has secured a $300,000 pre-seed investment led by Emfato,...
Investment holding company Grand Parade Investments (GPI) has renegotiated the terms of its agreement to...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 4 August 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
The SEAF Morocco Growth Fund (SMGF) has welcomed ASMA Invest as a new investor. ASMA...
A selection of African private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our...
Enygma Ventures’ subfund Shift has opened for a second round of funding for entrepreneurs and...
South African based business accelerator Grindstone has launched a new venture capital fund, Grindstone Ventures,...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, has appointed two...
Private equity firm RMB Corvest has partnered with Mark Bowman, former managing director of SABMiller...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has committed a $5 million loan to BIX...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) yesterday published its 2020 Private...
This article is a shortened version of an interview published in the SAVCA 2020 Private...
South African investment firm Edge Growth has announced a partnership with Massive Quantum, which procures...
The shareholders of Orient Bank Limited have entered into an agreement with I&M Holdings Plc...
After experiencing accelerated growth for the last three years, sub-Saharan Africa is expected to go...
Enko Capital Managers has announced it will start fundraising for its successor fund Enko Africa...
In February 2020, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) identified Mauritius as a jurisdiction having...
Swiss impact investment manager BlueOrchard has announced the final close of the InsuResilience Investment Fund...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 28 July 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
DPO Group, an online commerce platform in Africa operating across 19 countries, has entered into...
Feronia Inc, the Canadian stock market listed agribusiness in which CDC has a 41% stake,...
Dutch development financier FMO has signed a $10 million investment in Eco.business II Sub-Fund (EBF...
LeapFrog Investments, the profit with purpose investment group whose companies now reach over 200 million...
The European Investment Bank has approved a debt investment of up to $10 million in...
The European Investment Bank is considering a $20 million investment in the ARCH Cold Chain...
Enko Capital Managers (ECM), managers of the Enko Africa Private Equity Fund (EAPEF), has completed...
InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed an agreement with...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Investment manager Ninety One recently launched the Ninety One SA Recovery Fund, in association with...
VALR, South Africa’s largest bitcoin exchange by trading volume, announced that it has raised R57...
By Timothy McDougall, Sibonelo Mdluli and Tinille Soupen (Bowmans) There have been a number of...
SAVCA would like to invite you to the virtual launch of the SAVCA 2020 Private...
BioLite, a Brooklyn-based company on a mission to bring energy everywhere, closed a $5 million...
Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided R82 million...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 21 July 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Investment management firm ShEquity has announced its first investment in Superfluid Labs, a B2B data...
WIC Gestion, manager of the WIC Capital Fund, has completed an investment in E-cover SAS,...
The board of directors of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has...
Many African organisations are well placed to drive the next wave of innovation in the...
Vital Capital, a private equity fund focused on companies in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced a...
Zambian startup Sage Valley has been awarded a revolving working capital facility of up to...
Private equity investor Actis has held a first close of the Actis Energy 5 LP...
Invictus Energy has completed the placement for an equivalent of AUD$440,000 (about $310,297) with the...
Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Africa (E4E), a new venture capital fund aimed at building internationally successful...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 14 July 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
Liquidators of bankrupt private-equity firm Abraaj Group are suing to claw back money from a...
Verod Capital Management Limited, a West African private equity firm, has announced the hiring of...
South African animation, gaming and AR/VR company Sea Monster today announced the conclusion of a...
ZIZ Energie, a Chad-based electrification company, has raised funding led by Aster’s early-stage African fund,...
TransCentury PLC, partly owned by private equity fund Kuramo Capital, is set to voluntarily delist...
Asset management firm Futuregrowth added to its venture capital portfolio of early-stage growth companies in...
SDG500, a $500 million investment platform, dedicated to helping achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...
Read Standard Bank’s Weekly Market Update 7 July 2020 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank...
The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) yesterday announced it is launching the Africa Investment...
Komaza, a tech-enabled, sustainable forestry company has secured a first close of $28 million of...
TradeDepot, the B2B ecommerce platform for consumer goods in Africa, has raised a further $10...
RMB refinanced a 35% equity stake in South Africa’s Touwsrivier CPV Solar Farm, held by...
Verod Capital Management Limited has announced the appointment of Yanish Bondahjagalu as chief funds operations...
EFG Hermes Holding S.A.E and the Sovereign Fund of Egypt have announced that they have...
Cold Solutions Kenya Limited, a temperature-controlled warehouse and logistics service provider, has announced that it...
Fairfax Africa, an investment holding company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange whose objective is...
Norsad Finance Limited, an impact investor providing structured financing solutions to mid-market growth companies in...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The African Rivers Fund III, managed by XSML, has received an investment from the SDG...
By Brendan Grundlingh, Executive, Global Consumer Packaged Goods Sector Coverage, Standard Bank Group It took...
The IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced a $5.2 million loan...
OnePay has announced a MAD 4 million (about $414,330) investment from Maroc Numeric Fund II...
SolarX, a Mali-based solar company has raised series A funding led by European venture capital...
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), managed by Ninety One, is to invest up to...
Enygma Ventures has made a $1 million investment in Zambian based microfinance startup, Lupiya. This...
The SDG Frontier Fund reached its first close at €25.3 million thanks to the participation...
GreenTec Capital Partners has announced an investment in Pricepally, an innovative digital Nigerian wholesale platform...
The business rescue practitioners of embattled South African retailer Edcon today announced plans to sell...
This article is a shortened version of an interview produced and published by the African...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has committed $100 million to Helios Investors IV,...
All brands and businesses evolve. As the biggest bank in Africa by assets, Standard Bank...
Acumen has exited Tanzanian pay-as-you-go technology company KopaGas through Circle Gas’s $25-million acquisition of the...
A consortium consisting of FyreFem Fund Managers and IA Heating Systems has acquired South African...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
A selection of private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our desk...
Leapfrog Strategic Africa Investments will acquire a 24% stake in ICEA LION Insurance Holdings Limited,...
South African SME capital provider ProfitShare Partners has announced that it has secured R100 million...
CDC Group and Finnfund today announced a $70 million commitment to AfricInvest Fund IV, a...
Honoris United Universities, a pan-African network of private higher education institutions majority owned by private...
By Robyn Berger, Executive: Tax; Theunis Claassen, Senior Associate; and Catherine Robson, Candidate Attorney –...
By Louis van Ravesteyn, Head: Agribusiness – Pan Africa, Standard Bank Group The African continent...
The IFC; IFU, the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries; and Proparco, a member of...
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and peer development finance institutions (DFIs) across the globe...
The IFC has approved an equity investment of up to $25 million in Lorax II...