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15/07/2020 at 16h16, by Aurélie Benoit

The people making the Fairfax-Helios deal a reality

The merger, which is shaking up the African private equity scene, involves many advisors on both sides...

Capital Market & Private Equity

30/06/2020 at 17h39, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Leïla Bouamatou joins Amadou Raimi as a Djibouti sovereign fund director

The CEO of Générale de Banque de Mauritanie and the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Atlas Mara have...

Private Equity

29/06/2020 at 17h22, by Aurélie Benoit

The Nkontchou brothers behind Enko Capital poach HSBC executive for their Enko Africa Debt Fund

Abdoulaye Karamoko, most recently in charge of HSBC’s trading business in the Africa region, has joined...

Private Equity

29/06/2020 at 16h33, by Valentin Grille

ENSafrica advises Ethos and Ninety One on its €515m Covid-19 fund

The fund is expected to make its final closing in October, after an interim closing in July.

Private Equity

29/06/2020 at 16h29, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Investment Director Laureen Kouassi-Olsson to leave private equity firm Amethis

The French-Ivorian, leader of the firm’s West Africa office and its investment strategy in the financial...

Stock exchange

26/06/2020 at 15h59, by Valentin Grille

How CDC and BDO are backing the Kigali International Financial Centre

The new financial centre, expected to be launched next year, is set to double the impact of financial...

Private Equity

22/06/2020 at 18h34, by Aurélie Benoit

Former First Lady Zanele Mbeki’s WDB (Women’s Development Business) launches $170m fund

With a target of $170m, the South African organisation has big ambitions for its latest fund in support...


19/06/2020 at 18h45, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Charles Kié and Paulo Gomes are considering establishing NACP in Kigali

According to our sources, the ex-Ecobank boss and the former executive director at the World Bank are...

Stock exchange

18/06/2020 at 16h58, by Valentin Grille

Kenya: Centum (Chris Kirubi) faces legal uncertainty over share buybacks

Tycoon Chris Kirubi’s investment company is increasing its liquidity and selling off debts so that it...

Private Equity

10/06/2020 at 18h47, by Gaëlle Arenson

Wendel closes its Casablanca office and suspends future investments in Africa

Along with other major investment firms worldwide, Wendel ultimately struggled to find opportunities...

Private Equity

08/06/2020 at 15h41, by Jeune Afrique Business+

AfricInvest IV wins over the DFC to achieve a first closing of $200m

The American development agency has just invested in Karim Trad and Ziad Oueslati’s pan-African private...

Stock exchange

05/06/2020 at 16h54, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Fadhel Abdelkefi joins Ismael Mabrouk’s BIAT board to defend Tunisie Valeurs’ interests

Unsurprisingly, Fadhel Abdelkefi, President of finance company Tunisie Valeurs (TV), has joined the board...

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