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Private Equity

07/01/2020 at 17h13, by Gaëlle Arenson

Kim-Andrée Potvin moves into impact investing at Bamboo Capital Partners

A graduate of McGill University, Ms Potvin was most recently Chief Operating Officer of the Swiss wealth...

Private Equity

31/12/2019 at 15h27, by Gaëlle Arenson

At the head of Orange Digital Ventures, Jerôme Berger targets investments of $56m in Africa

Orange Group’s Treasurer since 2012 was appointed CEO of the operator’s global CSR and impact investment...

Private Equity

18/12/2019 at 17h08, by Julien Clémençot

Axian (Hassanein Hiridjee) invests in technology fund blisce/

Malagasy group Axian, co-led by brothers Hassanein and Amin Hiridjee, in mid-October joined the international...

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...

Private Equity

30/09/2019 at 15h58, by Jeune Afrique Business+

DPI supports the growth of Channel VAS, a provider of mobile financial services

The British fund confirms a $54m investment in Channel VAS, through its African Development Partners...

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