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16 July 2014

Actis hires ex PwC, Innovest exec as responsible investment director

Shami Nissan Actis Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Actis has hired former PwC sustainability and climate change team member Shami Nissan as a director in its responsible investment team.

23 June 2014

Actis and Ethos to sell stake in Alexander Forbes to Mercer Africa

safari Professional services and insurance firm Mercer Africa is due to buy a 33 per cent stake in African pension-fund manager Alexander Forbes from buyout backers Actis and Ethos.

19 May 2014

Actis sells Umeme stake for $85.5m

africa-tanzania_sq London-based private equity firm Actis has sold a substantial stake in Ugandan power group Umeme in an $85.5m deal.

6 May 2014

Actis considers Umeme stake sale

africa-tanzania_sq UK private equity firm Actis is looking to sell a substantial part of its majority interest in Ugandan power group Umeme.

28 April 2014

Actis backs Chinese biscuit maker Jiashili

Emerging markets-focused investment firm Actis has backed Chinese biscuit maker Jiashili Food Group.

24 April 2014

Actis backs African credit bureau Compuscan

africa-tanzania_sq Emerging markets-focused investment firm Actis has bought Africa’s largest independent credit bureau Compuscan.

22 April 2014

Actis invests in emerging markets mobile marketing company Upstream

UK emerging market firm Actis has completed a “significant” investment in mobile monetisation company Upstream.

1 April 2014

Actis sells down stake in listed Eqyptian bank CIB

news_egypt_protester_sml UK emerging markets private equity firm Actis has sold down its stake in Egyptian banking group Commercial International Bank (CIB) to 6.5 per cent.

3 February 2014

Actis invests in East African tyre company AutoXpress

Emerging market private equity firm Actis has acquired a 36 per cent equity interest in AutoXpress group, East Africa’s largest tyre wholesaler and retailer.

11 December 2013

Actis finally exits India’s Sterling Hospital 12 months after freezing sale processp

Sterling Hospital Global emerging markets investor Actis has finally agreed to exit its majority stake in Indian healthcare provider Sterling Hospital more than a year after putting the sale on ice.

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