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4 March 2015

Driving Africa Forward: Growing Private Equity Investment $

Alex-Handrah-Aime-1 Emerging Capital Partners managing director Alex-Handrah Aimé reflects on record private equity fundraising in Africa and what the continent could offer LP investors.

4 November 2014

PE-backed African Phone tower firm IHS set raises $2.6bn

telephone-12_sq Private equity-backed Nigerian phone tower group IHS has raised $2.6bn.

22 September 2014

OPIC commits $100m to EMC Africa fund IV

EMC Africa fund The US Government’s development finance institution OPIC has agreed a $100m commitment to Emerging Capital Partners Africa Fund IV.

16 July 2014

Emerging Capital Partners prepares to exit 2007 investment in Continental Reinsurance

Private equity house Emerging Capital Partners is ready to sell its majority stake in African insurer Continental Reinsurance after seven years.

1 April 2014

Emerging Capital Partners launches $750m fund

africa Private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners is reportedly targeting $750m for its fourth pan-African fund.

14 March 2014

Emerging Capital Partners acquires 33% stake in Algeria’s Atlas Bottling Corp

africa-tanzania_sq Private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners has agreed to acquire a 33 per cent stake in Algerian bottling company Atlas Bottling Corp from Group Mehri.

9 December 2013

Investor enquiries expected to bloom in Africa’s burgeoning private equity industry $

There is expected to be a "marked uptick" in investor enquiries in Africa, as LPs look to benefit from the key macro trends which are expected to underpin continued positive GDP growth across the continent.

5 December 2013

Emerging Capital Partners nets 2.6x return from MTN Côte d’Ivoire exit

africa woman women_sq Private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) has exited Ivory Coast-based mobile network operator MTN Côte d’Ivoire for a return of 2.6 times after six years of ownership.

25 September 2013

Emerging Capital Partners back in market for $750m-targeting eighth fund

Africa-focused private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners has reportedly started pre-marketing for its fourth vehicle which could target up to $750m.

15 April 2013

Emerging Capital, Attijari make 94% IRR from Osead Maroc Mining exit

Private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) has exited its stake in Osead Maroc Mining (OMM) for an 8.4 times return and and 94 per cent IRR.


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