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4 March 2015

Driving Africa Forward: Growing Private Equity Investmentp

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.

3 March 2015

Colombia’s Tribeca soars to 22.9 per cent return from OTCA exit

plane-overhead-357020-m Colombia private equity firm Tribeca Management has made a 22.9 per cent IRR exiting Bogota Airport air cargo terminal operator OTCA.

2 March 2015

High-value deals pushed Africa PE investment near record level last yearp

africa Private equity dealmaking in Africa passed the $8bn mark in 2014 to mark the second-highest result on record, new research shows.

2 March 2015

Sequoia increases investment in Indian express delivery business

flying-basket-824202-m Indian express delivery marketplace Grofers has picked up a $10m Series A financing round from existing investor Sequoia Capital and new backer Tiger Global.

27 February 2015

Africa’s ‘hidden iceberg’ of private equity investorsp

blue-icebergs-1253865-m Panellists at the Private Equity Africa conference this week spoke about the increasing number of firms looking at Africa, with Emerging Capital Partners’ Andrew Brown revealing that that it is not just the big brand funds which are looking for deals.

27 February 2015

Rise of new funds helped Latin American PE, VC fundraising to record $10.39bn in 2014p

chili hot south america latin pepper spice Latin American private equity funds pulled in a record $10.39bn last year amid a continuing expansion of the asset classes in the region.

25 February 2015

GGV makes rapid return to fundraising with new Capital Select vehicle

China flag US and China-focused early-stage investor GGV Capital has filed to raise a new $450m vehicle less than a year after closing its fifth flagship fund.

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.

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