• DFC and Morocco seal SSA deals plan

    US International Development Finance Corporation DFC has signed a billion co-investment agreement with the Government of Morocco to cover deals across the country and Sub-Saharan Africa SSA DFC will look to inject billion in deals in Morroco and co-invest with Morocco-based private investors across SSA The agreement which has been structured ...

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  • Ethos takes over Ninety One funds

    Ethos Private Equity has solidified its footing in the African private equity space with the take over of two Ninety One Africa-focused private equity funds The GP is taking over the asset management of two funds the larger of which is Investec Africa Private Equity Fund IAPEF closed at million in ...

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  • Helios & Fairfax merger finalised 

    Helios Holdings and Fairfax Africa Holdings deal to merge and create an alternative investment platform Helios Fairfax Partners Corporation HFP a vehicle listed in Canada has been finalised Helios Holdings will hold a stake in the combined vehicle with Fairfax Africa s shareholders holding the rest Fairfax Africa s shareholders include ...

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  • PEA 2020 Award Winners Announced

    Congratulations to the winners of the Private Equity Africa PEA Awards In their th year the PEA awards are the ultimate accolade of success in the African Private Equity industry The awards see firms recognised for their investments and advisory services across Africa The final winners were selected by an independent ...

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  • European DFIs allocate $4bn to Africa deals

    A number of Europe-based development finance institutions DFIs are looking to allocate at least billion to small and medium sized companies across Africa by the end of This is in a bid to cushion the impact of the coronavirus disease COVID- crisis The DFI s will look to inject capital in ...

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  • PEA 2020 Awards Shortlist Announced

    Private Equity Africa PEA is pleased to announce the awards shortlist highlighting the best-in-class investors and advisors In their th year the PEA awards are the ultimate accolade of success in the African Private Equity industry and are based on achievements The shortlist is a compilation of self-entries complemented by editorial ...

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  • Nigeria’s SWF & CDC in co-invest pact

    Nigeria s sovereign wealth fund SWF Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority NSIA has signed a co-investment agreement with UK s development financier CDC to cover deals across Africa The pact which has been structured as a memorandum of understanding MoU will focus on the healthcare agriculture and infrastructure spaces We are delighted ...

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  • Canadian DFI CEO steps down

    FinDev Canada s chief executive officer CEO Paul Lamontagne is stepping down from the role after almost three years at the helm The development finance institution DFI is yet to reveal his replacement This comes after FinDev signed a spree of memorandum of understandings with a number of other DFIs including ...

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  • US DFI searches for Africa deals team

    The US International Development Finance Corporation DFC a development finance institution DFI is searching for people to make up an Africa deals team that will be based on the continent The team will take on the roles of investment advisors and will be based locally on the continent across East West ...

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  • Helios & Fairfax merge to create listed vehicle

    Helios Holdings and Fairfax Africa Holdings have merged to create an alternative investment platform Helios Fairfax Partners HFP a vehicle to be listed in Canada Helios Holdings is an investment holding vehicle that holds management fees and carries on behalf of some Helios Investment Partners team members Helios Investment Partners is ...

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