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4 February 2014

CDC ups commitment to African private equity firm AFIG’s latest fund

UK government-owned development finance institution CDC has made a $18.4m commitment to a new rights issue in West and Central African mid-market private equity vehicle, Atlantic Coast Regional Fund.

16 September 2013

Sequel Holdings seeks $50m for second vehicle

Dallas, US-based private equity firm Sequel Holdings is seeking $50m for its Sequel Capital Fund II, having already raised $31m through commitments from 11 LPs, according to a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm seeks control positions in mid-market companies within the food, beverage, agribusiness, plastics and other industrial sectors.[...]

28 August 2013

Rabobank, Proparco invest in Prabhat Dairy via India Agribusiness Fund

news_milkshake_sml Netherlands financial group Rabobank and French development finance investor Proparco have invested INR140 crore ($21m) in Indian milk and milk products company Prabhat Dairy.

1 August 2013

Special situations investor Clearlake buys Futuris Automotive from Australian agri company Elders

Special situations-focused investment firm Clearlake Capital Group has agreed to acquire automotive component supplier Futuris Automotive from Australian agribusiness company Elders for A$69m.

31 July 2013

Indian mid-market private equity firm Lighthouse Fund holds first closing

India-focused mid-market private equity firm Lighthouse Funds has held a first close of its second fund, which is targeting $125m.

26 June 2013

Institutional investment in commodities, farmland expected to doublep

A trend for agricultural farming investments is expected to continue with the corporatisation of agriculture and an increasing number of new investment funds, according to a new report.

11 June 2013

East African investor Fusion Group names Oxford University economist to board

East African investment group Fusion Group has named Paul Collier to its advisory board.

27 May 2013

IFC inks first investment in Armenia’s agribusiness sector

Development finance group IFC has partnered with Black Sea Trade and Development Bank to invest in Armenian fruit juice company Euroterm.

13 May 2013

MENA-focused Citadel Capital shows improved performance after strategic rethinkp

MENA-focused private equity firm Citadel Capital has reported improved results for 2012, on the back of “fundamental improvements” in underlying businesses as well as a sustained emphasis on cost control.

26 November 2012

CDC goes direct with Africa agribusiness deal

Emerging markets investor CDC has made its first direct investment, providing $32.5m of financing as part of a $65m finance facility for African agribusiness company Export Trading Group.

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