Outlierz Ventures Announces First Five Investments in Africa

Launched in February 2017, Outlierz Ventures, the Moroccan-based venture capital fund dedicated to African technology startups, announces the first five investments on the African...

South Africa: Standard Bank Acquires Liberty Holdings Insurance Platform

The South African Standard Bank Group Ltd bought the technology platform of the short-term insurance business of South African insurer Liberty Holdings for 145...

London investor announced at capital of International Facilities Services

Development Partners International (DPI), a London-based private equity firm, has launched its second fund called African Development Partners II for a $ 35 million...

Investment fund: I & P launches IPAE 2 closing

By Abdoulaye Sow Investors & Partners (I & P) completed the intermediate closing of I & P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE 2), thus reaching a...

South Africa: Agri-Life Fund acquires 36.5% stake in Jumbo Brands

Agri-Vie Fund II has acquired a 36.5% stake in Jumbo Brands, an agribusiness firm in South Africa. Indeed, the investment fund is supported in this...

The I & P Afrique Entrepreneurs 1 Fund makes two outings

The I & P Afrique Entrepreneurs 1 (IPAE 1) fund, launched by Investisseurs & Partenaires in 2012, is now completing two new outings: the...

Ivory Coast: EDF acquires a stake in Conergies-Group

The French group EDF strengthens its presence in Africa with the acquisition of 49% stake in Conergies-group, a leader in integrated energy efficiency services...

Sawari Ventures Completes the First Close Of A Us$70 Million VC Fund to Invest...

Sawari Ventures today announced the US$35 million first closing of Sawari Ventures North Africa Fund I (SVNFI) during a press conference on the sidelines...

Vantage Capital grants mezzanine financing to Pétro Ivoire

This transaction represents Vantage Capital's 27th mezzanine financing transaction on three generations of mezzanine funds, with its mezzanine investment portfolio now spread across nine...

Ivory Coast: Vantage Capital awards 12 billion FCFA to Petro Ivoire, now controlled by...

The Kadio-Morokro family, founder of Petro Ivoire, takes over the majority of the company with the exit of the capital of the funds of...

Emerging Capital Partners Raises Over $ 640 Million for Fourth Pan African Fund

ECP Africa Fund IV has just completed its fundraising and is thus the largest African investment fund raised since September 2016. ECP has brought...

Wendel and IHS unlocked in Nigeria

The investment firm Wendel announced Wednesday evening that all the accounts of IHS, a telecom infrastructure company that represents one of Wendel's main holdings...

Enko Capital invests in Imperial Homes (Nigeria)

Enko Capital has invested in Nigeria Mortgage Bank Mortgage Bank Ltd. (IHMB) through the Africa Private Equity Fund ("EAPEF"). This is the fifth investment for...

Shorecap III LP invests in fintech MFS Africa

Equator Capital Partners LLC announced, on October 30, 2018, an investment from its new fund, ShoreCap III LP, into fintech MFS Africa, a pan-African...