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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...

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...

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...

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...

Private Equity

28/05/2020 at 17h03, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Genevieve Sangudi, co-founder of Alterra Capital Partners, to continue to work for Carlyle

The team at the Carlyle Sub-Saharan African Fund (CSSAF) has reached an agreement with the Carlyle Group...

Private Equity

06/05/2020 at 18h24, by Aurélie Benoit

AIIM (Old Mutual) shifts its AIIF2 portfolio away from renewables

The pan-African investment fund manager, a subsidiary of Old Mutual, has sold stakes in two projects...

Capital Market & Private Equity

22/04/2020 at 16h42, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Canadian and Spanish investors take part in closing of Mediterrania Capital III

The Malta-based investment manager Mediterrania Capital Partners completed its final closing for its...

Private Equity

16/04/2020 at 16h39, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Development Partners International brings in a new backer for ADP III

With its new pan-African fund, the UK private equity firm demonstrates an ambitious investment approach...

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