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15/04/2020 at 16h52, by Jeune Afrique Business+

SPE sets its sights on four to five new investors for its pan-African fund, AIF

After having brought the IFC into its fund with $15m, the Tunisia-based private equity firm is preparing...

Private Equity

08/04/2020 at 13h25, by Jeune Afrique Business+

“The Covid-19 crisis, far from slowing us down, will act as a catalyst” (Tarik Haddi, Azur Innovation Fund)

Completed in mid-March, the Azur Innovation Fund (€31m) has become the largest funding vehicle dedicated...

Private Equity

03/04/2020 at 16h17, by Valentin Grille

EquaLife Capital’s new $2m Covid-19 Relief Fund: the details

Kenya-based EquaLife Capital, a firm specialising in venture debt, plans to invest in 10 to 20 businesses...

Private Equity

24/03/2020 at 17h26, by Aurélie Benoit

Benoit & Associés to open in Côte d’Ivoire in 2020

Historically focused on Asia and despite the Covid-19 crisis, the investment bank remains confident in...

Private Equity

23/03/2020 at 16h10, by Aurélie Benoit

KeysFinance fears a “lull” in investments in Côte d’Ivoire

While the year is shaping up to be politically delicate, the pan-African investment bank is now having...

Private Equity

20/03/2020 at 17h17, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Refocusing on regional investors, Yeelen Financial Fund lowers its target to €65m

Run by Cauris Management, the West African investment vehicle received €12m in funding from the African...

Private Equity

17/03/2020 at 17h36, by Valentin Grille

Engineers Without Borders Canada launches a $24m fund and targets Francophone Africa

The new vehicle, Hummingbird Impact, will support start-ups run by women or with a high level of ethnic...

Private Equity

06/03/2020 at 16h44, by Aurélie Benoit

AfricInvest opens a new office in Mauritius and prepares two new investment vehicles

The Pan-African investment and financial services company is to add two new vehicles to its wide offering...

Private Equity

07/02/2020 at 16h12, by Valentin Grille

TLcom confirms its strategic shift towards Africa with a new 71 million $ vehicle

TLcom initially wanted $100 million for the new Tide Africa Fund. “We set a high limit to guarantee that...

Private Equity

03/02/2020 at 17h30, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Lateral Capital is eyeing French-Speaking Africa with its panafrican vehicule

Launched by two business angels, the US venture fund already received 20 millions $ with their first...


10/01/2020 at 22h26, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

FMO invests $7.5m in Jacqueline Novogratz’s ARAF impact fund

With its contribution to this New York-based fund, the Dutch development bank aims to support smallholder...

Private Equity

10/01/2020 at 14h25, by Jeune Afrique Business+

AFC begins search for Oliver Andrews’ successor with advisory firm Egon Zehnder

A widely respected expert in infrastructure development in Africa, Oliver Andrews is leaving Africa Finance...

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