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26 November 2015

Actis makes second Nigeria deal in a week with $62m Sigma Pensions investment

business-962359_1920 Global emerging markets investor Actis has made its second Nigeria deal in two weeks by paying $62m for a majority stake in pension fund administrator Sigma Pensions.

25 November 2015

Abraaj sells stake in Moroccan insurer Saham Finances

road-288016_1920 The Abraaj Group has announced its full exit of the 2012 investment in Morocco-based insurance holding company Saham Finances to financial services provider Sanlam Group and Saham's parent company.

25 November 2015

Actis seals another Nigerian exit with Ikeja City Mall sale

credit-card-851502_1920 Emerging markets private equity investor Actis has exited its 60 per cent stake in Nigeria's Ikeja City Mall after a seven year association.

24 November 2015

Abraaj halfway to $1bn target for first dedicated healthcare fund

mother-434355_1920 Emerging markets-focused private equity major The Abraaj Group is halfway to hitting the $1bn target for its first dedicated healthcare fund.

13 November 2015

Flexpoint to back aircraft leasing business Veling

pilatus-pc-12-795197_1920 Chicago-based private equity firm Flexpoint Ford will back Veling, a Mauritius-based aircraft leasing company, with an undisclosed amount of financing.

4 November 2015

Abraaj buys two oncology businesses

blood-732298_640 Dubai-based The Abraaj Group has tapped its second North Africa Fund to acquire a majority stake in two oncology businesses.

3 November 2015

Africa’s decade is ahead of us, so time is right to invest, DBL Partners exec says $

nancy Africa's readiness to embrace development and growth was the motivation behind DBL Partners' first investment outside the US, managing director Nancy Pfund has told AltAssets.

2 November 2015

Lack of data among main barriers to foreign LP investments in Africa $

silhouettes-816486_1920 Insufficient affirmation figures that investing in Africa will pay off is stopping many international LPs entering markets on the continent.

2 November 2015

Synergy backs woven sack maker Riggs Ventures West Africa

rice-sacks-283750_640 Nigeria-based Synergy Capital Managers has backed Riggs Ventures West Africa, a manufacturer of polypropylene woven sacks, with an undisclosed investment.

30 October 2015

Sensitisation at heart of Nigerian pension funds embrace of more PE investments

Anohu-Amazu2 Sensitization of Nigerian pension funds about the benefits of private equity investments has been essential for the gradual adoption of PE in the country.

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