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Private Equity

14/09/2022 at 20h26, by Africa Business+

CLEAR climate fund (Helios-InfraCo) targets closing of up to $500 million by end 2023

The vehicle achieved an initial closing of $50 million in mid-August.

Private Equity

14/09/2022 at 07h56, by Africa Business+

Lion’s Head banks on large cheque from the IFC ($47 million)

Launched last October, the vehicle managed by the London-based entity is expecting the equivalent of...

Private Equity

13/09/2022 at 07h37, by Aurelie Benoit

Fatoumata Bâ’s determination pays off in first closing for her VC fund

At a time slowed down by the Covid-19 pandemic, Jumia’s ex-director closes a first round of financing...

Private Equity

11/09/2022 at 13h29, by Africa Business+

Seedstars plans to invest $80 to $110 million in Africa via its two funds

The seed stage venture capital fund has just finalised the first closing of its second international...

Private Equity

11/09/2022 at 13h25, by Africa Business+

Kenya, Egypt, Namibia, Botswana – main beneficiaries of the impact fund responsAbility

The Swiss-based impact fund has just financed a sixth project in Botswana. The ongoing investments of...

Private Equity

08/09/2022 at 14h27, by Africa Business+

Denis Barrier, Cathay Innovation: “35 to 40% of our fund has still to be invested” 

Joint interview with the co-founder of Cathay Innovation and Yassine Oussaifi, partner at AfricInvest,...

Oil & Gas

06/09/2022 at 20h20, by Africa Business+

Petro Ivoire : Vantage Capital to exit earlier than planned

The fund had accompanied the rise of the founders in the capital of the oil distributor.

Private Equity

31/08/2022 at 13h04, by Africa Business+

Amethis closes Mena II fund with support from Bpifrance and BII

With the final closing, the Amethis vehicle focusing on SMEs in North Africa and Jordan stood at €120...

Private Equity

30/08/2022 at 20h11, by Africa Business+

Amethis managing partner Luc Rigouzzo : « In terms of investments and exits, 2022 will be a record year »

The pan-African fund Amethis was created in 2012 in Paris by Luc Rigouzzo and Laurent Demey, managing...

Private Equity

23/08/2022 at 16h33, by Africa Business+

Venture capital: MEVP readjusts fourth fund 

The Dubai-based fund focused on the MENA region and led by a former VP of Abraaj appears to be scaling...

Capital Market & Private Equity

18/08/2022 at 15h55, by Africa Business+

Bluepeak to deploy $30 million by the end of the year

Backed by a $20 million Swedfund ticket, the London, Tunis and Nairobi-based fund completed a second...

Capital Market & Private Equity

20/07/2022 at 16h40, by Africa Business+

Côte d’Ivoire: Patrick Achi approaches Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group for funding

The Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire diversifies the sources of financing for the Head of State, Alassane...

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