AgDevCo has announced its latest investment in Mozambique’s agribusiness sector. The UK-based investor has closed...
Swvl Inc., a provider of mass transit and shared mobility solutions, and Queen’s Gambit Growth...
By Aadil Cajee, Head of Infrastructure at Standard Bank As we look to rebuild our...
Helios Investment Partners, the Africa-focused private investment firm, has entered into an agreement to acquire...
Egypt-based online household shopping service, GoodsMart, has raised additional funding of $3.6 million, led by...
By Fazil Hossenkhan, Managing Partner, and Nafiisah Jeehoo, Associate, Bowmans Mauritius Mauritius was added by...
MyJouleBox, a solar distributor and operator, just completed a €3 million series A round aimed...
The Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF) closed on June 30 at $58 million. This equity...
UK Climate Investments (UKCI) and FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi) confirmed a £35 million (Ksh 5.2...
Go1, one of the world’s largest corporate education content hubs for on-demand training and resources,...
South African payments and software platform, Yoco, has secured $83 million in series C funding...
The 27four Black Business Growth Fund II Partnership (27four BBGF II), a blended finance partnership...
South Africa’s City Lodge Hotels has announced it will sell its East African operations, comprising...
Olumide Soyombo, one of Africa’s most active early-stage investors in tech startups, has today announced...
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, is lending...
Tana Africa Capital, a pan-African private equity firm, is pleased to announce its latest investment...
SAVCA releases 2021 Venture Capital Industry Survey In 2019, 69 early stage fund managers invested...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
The Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU), a development financial institution owned by the Government...
Convergence Partners, a private equity investor focused on the technology sector across sub-Saharan Africa, announced...
Agtech company Ignitia has closed a $4.2 million financing round led by Novastar Ventures, followed...
By Lindeka Dzedze, Standard Bank Group Executive Head of Institutional Clients and Global Markets The...
PowerGen, a developer in Africa of on-grid and off-grid distributed energy, has secured long term...
Naspers is boosting the South African insurtech sector with a R34 million (about $2.3 million)...
Johannesburg-based online marketplace for home services Kandua has announced that it has raised a significant...
REGMIFA, the Regional MSME Investment Fund for sub-Saharan Africa, has attracted a further $10 million...
An extract from Tanya van Lill’s recent conversation with economist Iraj Abedian on the topic...
A consortium led by Metier, an independent African private equity fund manager, has invested $36...
South African company Penflex has been transformed into a plastics conversion business specialising in the...
Taager, the Egyptian social ecommerce platform empowering online merchants with end-to-end logistics, has secured $6.4...
Mediterrania Capital Partners, the private equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd With an overall score of 1.592, Mauritius has ranked 28th globally...
Actis, the global sustainable infrastructure investor, and Convergence Partners have appointed Jasper Lankhorst as the...
This article is a shortened version of an interview produced and published by the African...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Elmenus, an Egyptian food discovery and ordering platform, has successfully closed a $10 million funding...
Enygma Ventures has announced a R4 million (about $275,300) investment into Koa Academy, an online...
Yodawy, an Egyptian online pharmacy benefits marketplace, has raised $7.5 million in series B funding...
Alterra Capital Partners, the Africa-focused private equity firm that spun out of Carlyle in 2020,...
SAVCA would like to invite you to join us for a webinar which will explore...
Damanesign, a Morrocan startup that provides digital trust solutions – electronic signature, electronic seal, time...
Amid growing demand for funding for Africa’s underserved medium-sized companies, the IFC announced an investment...
Read Standard Bank’s Monthly Market Update June 2021 here (downloads as PDF). Standard Bank Group...
Private equity firm RMB Corvest and Imbani Private Equity have acquired a significant shareholding in...
Nigerian fintech company Lidya has completed its $8.3 million pre-series B funding round, led by...
AgDevCo has announced a multi-million-dollar mezzanine debt investment in Victory Farms, a rapidly growing aquaculture...
Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today the successful first close on its...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd Read the ITL e-News July 2021 brief for the latest business...
By Samir Ellary, partner, Bowmans, Johannesburg On 18 May 2021, the Minister of Trade, Industry...
Smile Identity, the company that enables ID verification and KYC compliance through artificial intelligence, has...
Yeelen Financial Fund, a fund dedicated to the financial sector of the West African Economic...
The Norwegian Government has given Norfund the responsibility of managing the new Climate Investment Fund,...
Strengthening Jersey’s ongoing commitment to Africa as a strategic market, Jersey Finance has recruited Dr...
MAGIC Fund announced that it has raised a $30 million Fund II to continue backing...
Mineworkers Investment Company (MIC) today announced the launch of MIC Khulisani Ventures, a R150 million...
South African venture capital company Kalon Venture Partners has successfully completed its final Section 12...
Verdant Capital has completed its fourth major fintech transaction in the last 12 months. The...
MaxAB, the largest Egyptian B2B e-commerce platform that serves food and grocery retailers, has secured...
Nigerian fintech startup, TeamApt, which provides financial services for the underserved mass market in Africa...
Wala is a financial data and analytics platform that makes it easy for investors and...
Following a brief break, we are delighted to share another edition of our Dealmaker’s Log,...
CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution (DFI), has announced a $36 million (R500 million)...
A selection of African private equity deal, fundraising and exit announcements that came across our...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
I&P Acceleration Technologies, a programme dedicated to African digital startups led by Investisseurs & Partenaires...
Zipline – an on-demand drone delivery service with a presence in Rwanda, Ghana and the...
Nina Triantis, Global Head of Telecoms, Media & Technology at Standard Bank Africa is poised...
Rwanda Finance Limited (RFL) and the East Africa Venture Capital Association (EAVCA) announced a new...
VestedWorld, an Africa-focused early-stage investment fund manager, today announced an investment into Terragon, a marketing...
African Development Partners II (ADP II), a fund advised by private equity firm Development Partners...
Bpifrance and Mubadala Investment Company announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to...
To support the development of vaccines for African countries, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC),...
Enygma Ventures has announced a R4 million (about $280,400) investment into Brown and Ayo, an...
MDaaS Global, the healthtech company building and operating a network of modern, tech-enabled diagnostic centres...
Seedstars Africa Ventures has partnered with French private equity firm LBO France as part of...
Ascension Private Equity Fund I (APEF) achieved its first close on the 21st June 2021,...
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Adenia Partners and the IFC have partnered to invest a...
Private equity firm Tana Africa Capital, through its second fund Tana Africa Capital II (TAC...
By Jon Clapshaw (Senior Lawyer), Kendall Evans (Director), Alex Mathini (Partner) and Richard Harney (Senior...
By Intercontinental Trust Ltd At the latest FATF Plenary session held on 21-25 June 2021,...
Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Ascendis Health has announced that negotiations are at an advanced stage to...
Kibo Capital Partners completed the sale of its 6.01% stake in I&M Bank Rwanda (IMR),...
Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Limited (IACHL), the impact investment fund managed by Injaro Investments, announced...
Here are summaries of the five most widely read stories this week on Africa Private...
Oasis Capital Ghana, managers of the Oasis Africa VC Fund (OAF), has announced its investment...
Starting September 1st, Michael Jongeneel will be the new chief executive officer for Dutch entrepreneurial...
By Stephen Barnes, Global Head: Power and Infrastructure, Client Coverage at Standard Bank Group As...
FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), the investing arm of FSD Africa, has invested $4.5 million in...
The Africa Renewable Energy Fund II (AREF II), a private equity fund investing in clean...
By Angela Miller-May, chief investment officer, Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund My family drilled the value...
Entrepreneurs and businesses most impacted by economic, health and social challenges triggered by Covid-19 will...
Acumen, a global social impact investor, has made an investment in Ed Partners Africa, a...
South Africa’s SilverLeaf Investments has made an investment into a local medicinal cannabis facility. SilverLeaf...
DressCode, a Cairo-based fashion and lifestyle e-commerce startup, has secured a $250,000 investment from Egypt...
The Agri-Business Capital Fund has invested $1 million in Apollo Agriculture, a Kenyan ag-tech which...
Trella, a Cairo-based digital freight marketplace in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (Menap),...
Standard Bank Group is bringing together international investors, policymakers and top African corporates to look...
Adenia Partners, a private equity firm investing in Africa, has acquired a majority stake in...
Swedish development finance institution Swedfund has committed Є15 million to the Africa Renewable Energy Fund...