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Private Equity

17/12/2019 at 15h43, by Aurélie Benoit

Apis Partners tops $500m with its latest fund

The UK private equity fund manager co-founded by a former Abraaj partner has surpassed expectations with...

Private Equity

04/12/2019 at 15h43, by Aurélie Benoit

MCP makes its last investment of the year, advised by Asafo and Allen & Overy

The law firm headed by Pascal Agboyibor has advised Mediterrania Capital Partners on its investment in...

Private Equity

28/11/2019 at 16h44, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Janngo Capital (Fatoumata Bâ): after €12.5m from the EIB, a new investor is expected in early 2020

The social start-up studio run by Fatoumata Bâ, a former senior executive at Jumia, is looking to invest...

Private Equity

27/11/2019 at 11h57, by Aurélie Benoit

Stéphane Heuzé takes the helm at Wendel Africa

Wendel’s new chief was previously deputy to fellow French national Stéphane Bacquaert, who left to take...

Private Equity

20/11/2019 at 17h09, by Valentin Grille

Vantage Capital to launch a new $200m fund for renewable energies

The mezzanine fund manager will also exit its $18.5m investment in Genser Energy, an independent power...

Private Equity

20/11/2019 at 10h03, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Egypt: major institutional investment in the Lorax SME PE fund ($250 million)

The EBRD, EIB and IFC are to invest almost $100m in the SME-focused fund managed by U.S. firm Lorax Capital...

Private Equity

19/11/2019 at 15h53, by Gaëlle Arenson

Lofti Boujendar (Caisse Marocaine des Retraites) banks on SEAF Morocco Growth Fund

The fund headed by Meriem Zairi is targeting a second closing of between $25m and $30m as reported by...

Private Equity

18/11/2019 at 17h16, by Aurélie Benoit

Two high-profile hires for CDC in Lagos and Nairobi

The UK development finance institution has appointed Seema Dhanani and Benson Adenuga to head its operations...


08/11/2019 at 14h10, by Tarik Bargal

Political uncertainty and sterling volatility force Afreximbank to postpone its listing

Fewer than two weeks after confirming its intention to list on the London Stock Exchange, the African...

Capital Market & Private Equity

24/10/2019 at 21h32, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Cepheus Growth Fund has almost raised $100m with the help of Soros

The Soros Economic Development Fund (SEDF), an investment fund created by Hungarian-born US billionaire...

Capital Market & Private Equity

24/10/2019 at 20h39, by Gaëlle Arenson

Stéphane Bacquaert leaves Wendel for Adenia Partners

The PE investor is moving to West Africa to take on his new responsibilities.

Capital Market & Private Equity

21/10/2019 at 21h37, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Helios makes $25m in profit off Fawry IPO in Egypt

On 8 August, PSI Netherlands‬‬ Holding BV reported the sale of 36% of the share capital of Fawry for...

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