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21 October 2016

Africa can not rely on global LPs, more needs to come from local sources says AVCA exec $

africa-290434_960_720-3 Despite Africa seeing an increase in investor appetite for real estate, the lack of involvement from local LPs in the private equity is still a long way off from materialising according to AVCA’s Ponmile Osibo.

3 October 2016

Metier closes second African PE fund at ZAR2.8bn

lion-1514079_960_720 Johannesburg-headquartered Metier has closed its second African private equity fund at ZAR2.8bn ($205m).

12 September 2016

DPI invests $100m in banking group Atlantic Business

dollar-1362244_1920 African private equity specialist Development Partners International has backed banking group Atlantic Business International with $100m.

21 July 2016

DPI taps its second fund to back Egyptian retailer B.TECH

iphone-410311_1280 African private equity specialist Development Partners International (DPI) has tapped its second fund to invest EGP300m ($33.7) in Egyptian retailer B.TECH.

20 May 2016

Actis backs Moroccan university Mundiapolis

college education graduat Growth market investor Actis has backed Mundiapolis University (Mundiapolis), a private university in Morocco, with a n undisclosed investment.

12 April 2016

Equity capital markets will help settle unstable African exit environment, GP says $

andrew brown Investor wariness towards political risk is causing an unstable exit market in Africa, but the opening of equity capital markets could renew optimism in the continent according to Emerging Capital Partners’ managing director and CIO.

4 April 2016

Mediterrania buys 43% stake in Cieptal Cars

car driver wheel Barcelona-based private equity firm Mediterrania Capital Partners has tapped its second fund to buy a 43 per cent stake in car rental business Cieptal Cars.

8 February 2016

Helios looking to offload payment-processing company Interswitch

payments_lrg African-focused private equity firm Helios Investment Partners is reportedly set to sell payment-processing company Interswitch, AltAssets understands.

22 January 2016

LeapFrog joins with insurer Prudential to launch Africa partnership

africa-60570_640 Emerging market investors LeapFrog Investments has joined with Prudential Financial to launch a $350m investment partnership in Africa.

6 January 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa still under-represented in PE despite strong recent returns, SAVCA says

sahara-838494_1920 The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association is talking up investment in the region through 2016 on the back of strong ten-year return figures.

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