• PEA 2022 Awards Shortlist Announced

    Private Equity Africa PEA is pleased to announce the PEA Annual and Decade Awards shortlist The strong Landmark th Anniversary strong strong PEA Awards Gala Dinner strong will be hosted on strong th October strong at strong Kensington Palace strong in London The dinner will be preceded by the strong PEA ...

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  • UK DFI in $300m Africa energy deal

    The UK's development financier British International Investment BII is working on plans to back a million investment into the Africa hydropower operations of an emerging-markets focused renewable energy platform BII previously CDC is looking to invest into the Africa hydropower assets of Scatec alongside Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries Norfund ...

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  • DFI hires CEO from parent company

    France s Proparco has appointed Fran oise Lombard as its new chief executive officer CEO bringing her in from its parent company She takes over the reins from Gr gory Clemente who steps down after six years having a href https debtinvestorafrica com people proparco-names-new-ceo stepped into the role a in ...

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  • PIC PE head departs as COO is suspended

    Public Investment Corporation PIC has seen the departure of its acting executive head for developmental investments and private equity Lusanda Kali who has stepped down in resignation Her resignation comes as PIC suspends its chief operating officer COO Vuyani Hako just after a year in the role Hako has been suspended ...

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  • Infrastructure boosts African fundraising

    The infrastructure space boosted African fundraising for Africa in raising fundraising to a record high according to a recent research report African fund managers brought in billion in final fund closures in the year which is a four times year-on-year spike from the billion brought in in This is according to ...

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  • CDC renamed BII

    UK s CDC has finalised its renaming British International Investment BII with plans to also invest up to about billion billion in the five years to CDC is rebranding to reflect its new strategy which includes expanding its coverage in Asia The development financier which works in -year cycles plans to ...

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  • DFI hires CEO from parent company

    France s Proparco has appointed Fran oise Lombard as its new chief executive officer CEO bringing him in from its parent company She takes over the reins from Gr gory Clemente who steps down after six years having a href https debtinvestorafrica com people proparco-names-new-ceo stepped into the role a in ...

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  • DFIs set up small-cap deals platform

    A consortium of six development finance institutions DFIs has signed a pact to back micro small and medium-sized corporates across Africa International Finance Corporation IFC has partnered with five development financiers to set up the Alliance for Entrepreneurship in Africa AforE which will look to jointly invest across the continent The ...

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  • US DFI names new CEO

    US International Development Finance Corporation DFC the US government s development financier has named Scott Nathan as its new chief executive officer CEO He takes over from Dev Jagadesan who has been acting in the role for almost a year a href https peafricanews com dfc-names-interim-ceo following the departure a of ...

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  • Serena Williams platform seals Africa deal

    An investment platform set up by a Serena Williams pictured has signed a deal to back a pre-seed investment round into a Nigeria-based financial services technology company as part of a consortium of investors Serena Ventures has backed a million funding round into Nestcoin investing alongside Distributed Global Alter Global A ...

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