• 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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  • Jose Filomeno dos Santos FSDEA 200x200

    PE funds lift African SWF to 1st profit

    An Africa-based sovereign wealth fund SWF has reported a profit for the first time since it was set up lifted by gains from private equity fund investments with strong performance in ...

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    Specialist funds win LP favour

    Africa-focused private equity managers raising specialist vehicles have been the main winners of LP favour so far this year amidst a continuing tough fundraising market that has seen LPs pivot towards ...

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  • Emmanuel Macron President France 200x200

    French president sets up Africa platform

    France s newly elected president Emmanuel Macron has launched an Africa platform to advise him on his government s policies including investment on the continent The council includes two Africa-focused investors ...

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    Africa returns retain LatAm lead

    Despite LP recent spiked appetite for Latin American flavoured private equity investing voting for the region over Africa recent returns data reveals that the continent has consistently outperformed the LatAm region ...

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    Africa fundraising drops below 50%

    Private equity fundraising aggregate values for Sub-Saharan Africa SSA in the first half of dropped about year-on-year LPs in the period focused on specialist sector funds and regional vehicles as opposed ...

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  • Tommy Thomsen IFU 200x200

    Danish DFI Africa allocations rise, expands strategy

    Denmark s development finance institution DFI Investeringsfonden for Udviklingslande IFU has increased its Africa allocations while also expanding its investment strategy following new regulations IFU in its latest financial year invested ...

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