NEWS & VIEWS

Global private equity and venture capital news and research

Africa

25 February 2015

Cordiant collects $350m for latest emerging markets loan fund

loan_lrg Emerging markets private debt firm Cordiant has held a $350m final close for its latest vehicle.

25 February 2015

Africa’s Ascent gets $1m from Kenyan pension scheme

nairobi-city-878475-m Ascent Capital Africa has received a $1m commitment from Kenya’s Nation Media Group Staff Retirement Benefits Scheme towards its Rift Valley Fund.

24 February 2015

Bob Geldof’s firm 8 Miles buys stake in Ugandan bank

Uganda flag Africa-focused private equity firm 8 Miles has bought a 42 per cent stake in Uganda-based Orient Bank from Nigeria’s Keystone Bank.

17 February 2015

Mozambique, Rwanda are sweet spots for Momentum’s Africa RE fund $

news_africa.lrg Momentum Global Investment Management will be targeting commercial real estate opportunities across Africa via its new private equity fund, with the firm being optimistic about investing in Mozambique and Rwanda.

17 February 2015

Actis launches $1.9bn African renewables platform

acciona wind farm Emerging markets private equity firm Actis has launched a $1.9bn pan-African renewable energy platform called Lekela Power.

11 February 2015

Amadeus leads $21m Series A for Cambridge Clean Energy

telecoms6_sq UK venture capital firm Amadeus Capital Partners has led a $21m Series A financing round for renewable energy-management-solution-as-a-service company Cambridge Clean Energy (CCE).

9 February 2015

Actis exits Africa power business Globeleq to CDC, Norfund

news_pylon2_lrg Emerging markets private equity investor Actis has agreed to sell Africa power operating company Globeleq to UK development finance institution CDC and Norfund.

9 February 2015

UK’s Momentum holds $50m first close of $250m-targeting Africa Real Estate Fund

coloured-houses-3-345132-m Momentum Global Investment Management has raised $50m for its Africa Real Estate Fund, which it is managing together with South Africa’s Eris Property Group.

27 January 2015

Abraaj nears $1bn mark for third Africa fund

south-african-road-1097295-m Emerging markets investor Abraaj Group has reportedly pulled in nearly $1bn for its Africa Fund III.

23 January 2015

Hillhouse leads $40m backing of emerging markets online classifieds company Saltside

woman-using-computer-1208423-m Chinese investment house Hillhouse Capital Management has led a $40m investment round in emerging markets online classifieds business Saltside Technologies.

Page 5 of 60« First...34567...102030...Last »

Legals & Terms of UsePrivacy Policy


AltAssets is registered as a trademark of Investor Networks Limited (06695690).
Registered Office: Zetland House, 5-25 Scrutton St, London EC2A 4HJ
Content is © AltAssets 2000-2015