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15 April 2015

South African private equity bucks volatility of competing investment markets $

tidal wave South African private equity funds are continuing to offer relatively strong performances despite a backdrop of significant volatility across investment markets in the country, new research suggests.

14 April 2015

Templeton taps emerging markets fund to back Vietnamese restaurant chain

Huy Vietnam Vietnamese restaurant chain Huy Vietnam has picked up $15m of Series C financing from investors including Templeton Strategic Emerging Markets Fund IV.

13 April 2015

Europe, North American LPs flock to help Abraaj Africa fund hit $990m final close

hummingbird_lrg Emerging markets private equity giant The Abraaj Group has closed off its third sub-Saharan Africa fund on $990m.

13 April 2015

TVM Capital reveals Hong Kong expansion amid China biopharma fund close

life science test tube_sq Venture capital investor TVM Capital Life Science has hit a $50m first close for its first biopharma fund exclusively focused on expanding Western businesses to the Chinese market.

10 April 2015

Ola investment surge goes on with $314m round led by Russian billionaire’s DST Global

Ola Venture capital-backed Indian taxi booking service Ola has picked up another $314m of funding led by DST Global, the firm led by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner.

9 April 2015

Templeton leads investment in Turkish clothes seller Defacto Perakende

news_clothes3_lrg Templeton Asset Management has tapped its emerging markets private equity fund to invest in Turkish clothing retailer Defacto Perakende Ticaret.

9 April 2015

GP Investments to target $1.5bn across four new funds

Brazil Brazilian buyout major GP Investimentos is believed to readying itself for four new fundraises totalling more than $1.5bn.

7 April 2015

East Africa continues emergence as viable private equity destination $

Nairobi East African private equity investments are rising steadily in number and the region is enjoying a proportionally larger share of transaction activity, new research suggests.

7 April 2015

Aqua Capital aims to boost Brazilian wine culture with Grand Cru investment

wine-bottles-278764-m Latin American agribusiness, food and logisitics-focused private equity firm Aqua Capital has picked up a majority stake in Brazil's largest wine retailer, Grand Cru.

2 April 2015

Actis scores strong part-exit of Edita Food through London, Egypt IPO

Edita Emerging markets-focused private equity firm Actis has sealed a part-exit of North African snack business Edita Food Industries by selling a 15 per cent stake on the Egyptian and London stock exchanges.

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