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    Africa deal prices go up

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    Zambia tops credit charts

    Zambia s new nationwide technology-based credit check system has won it top slot on the World Bank s business rankings making it the country with the best facilities in Africa for ...

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    DPI hires principal from KKR

    Development Partners International DPI has bolstered its deal making and portfolio management team with a senior hire as it works to deploy its latest fund He has been brought in from ...

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    Risk concerns drive ESGs

    A significant number of investors incorporate environmental social and corporate governance ESG factors into their investment decisions because of risk concerns with this driver being stronger than the desire to meet ...

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    Senegal opens up

    Senegal has been listed as one of the African countries that has significantly improved its business and investment environment in recent times The country has risen six ranks on the World ...

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  • Nick O'Donohoe CDC 200x200

    CDC targets 33% for Africa funds

    CDC is earmarking of its new allocations for Africa to funds - as it works to double the size of its portfolio on the continent in the five years up to ...

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  • Dabney Tonelli Helios 200x200

    Helios endorses LP reporting

    Helios Investment Partners has become the first Africa-focused private equity fund manager to endorse industry-backed reporting tools that enable GPs to pass on information to LPs in a transparent and uniform ...

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    Venture deals hit record high

    Early-stage deals across Southern Africa saw a spike in interest in with the aggregate amount injected by investors hitting a record high as values more than doubled year-on-year Investors infused about ...

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  • Idris Mohammed DPI 200x200

    Carlyle Africa hires DPI partner

    Carlyle has brought in Development Partners International DPI partner Idris Mohammed as managing director on the firm s Africa team He started in the role today Mohammed leaves DPI after years ...

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  • Tembinkosi Bonakele Comp Com 200x200

    SA deals regulations ease

    Deals that previously required stringent regulatory clearance to close will now be able to be finalised without having to go through the South Africa Competition Commission according to new regulations South ...

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