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    Africa GP takes Mauritius regulator to court, retains $3bn SWF mandate

    An Africa-focused GP has taken its case against Mauritius s regulator to the country s Supreme Court following the suspension of its funds which also included the freezing of bank accounts ...

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    Mauritius suspends 7 Africa PE funds

    Mauritius s regulator the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius FSC has suspended Quantum Global s seven Africa private equity funds licences The funds managed by the Switzerland-based investor have been suspended ...

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    FMO backs 8 Africa funds

    FMO committed capital to eight Africa-focused private equity funds in All the latest funding went into specialist and regional vehicles The development financier committed an aggregate million to the funds which ...

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  • Colin Buckley CDC 200x200

    UK & China DFIs sign deal

    The UK s development finance institution DFI CDC and China Development Bank CDB China s development financier have signed an agreement that is expected to facilitate their investments in Africa CDC ...

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    DEG Africa commitments hit 5-year low

    Germany's development finance institution DFI DEG's commitments to Africa have plummeted to a five-year low across direct deals and fund commitments The LP backed three Africa-focused funds in the year ending ...

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    Abraaj’s Vettivetpillai departs

    Abraaj s managing partner and global head of impact investing Sev Vettivetpillai is leaving the firm becoming one of the most high-profile person to depart the firm Vettivetpilla was chief executive ...

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    SSA boosts EM infrastructure fundraising

    Sub-Saharan Africa SSA infrastructure and real assets-focused fundraising in touched million bolstering figures for the emerging market region The SSA figure was a year-on-year rise from the million raised in This ...

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    Abraaj dissolves fund

    Abraaj has dissolved its latest fund Abraaj Private Equity Fund VI which has resulted in it also having to release LPs in the vehicle from their commitments The private equity investor ...

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    OPIC SSA allocations drop

    The Overseas Private Investment Corporation OPIC Sub-Saharan Africa SSA allocations plummeted year-on-year in it is latest financial year The US-based investor allocated million to SSA in the year a significant slide ...

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    Top 25 Funds to Watch in 2018 (free content)

    Fundraising for Africa is set for a busy year following a challenging with a number of expected fund launches and closes Private Equity Africa looks at some of the key vehicles ...

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