Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, June 20th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

Chocolates, Human Resources, Solar Energy and Machine Learning. All focuses of some of the companies attracting private equity and venture capital financing in Africa over the last week, neatly demons...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, June 13th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

In terms of deals in Africa last week, it was pretty quiet. Private equity firm Mediterrania Capital Partners made the sixth investment for its €120 million second fund by acquiring an 18% stake in ...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, May 23rd, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

Some of the heavy hitters in Africa's private equity investment ecosystem made a reappearance last week after an absence of some weeks. In the biggest reported deal of the week, Mazarine Energy, an u...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, April 4th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

Perhaps blame it on the Easter break, but it was very quiet on the private equity, venture capital and infrastructure deals front last week. AfricInvest backs Outsourcia, Andreesen Horowitz leads $9ml...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, March 14th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

It wasn't until the end of the week that the most notable private equity news in Africa last week hit the newswires. In what will be the first consolidation in the continent's mobile telecoms infrastr...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, February 22nd, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

It was Africa's energy sector that proved to be the major beneficiary of private equity investment activity last week with the news that Seven Energy, a Nigerian oil and gas company, received $100 mil...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, December 7th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

Africa Capital Digest; Coast2Coast backs two food companies, M-KOPA lands $19mln, OMPE takes 70% stake in MoreCorp and more last week

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, September 28th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

It was all about fundraising last week with the healthy levels of capital commitments confirming that Africa's opportunities are still attractive to private capital investors. The African Renewable En...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, September 21st, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

Some notable private equity deals took place in Africa last week. TPG dipped its toe in the water to make its first investment in Africa.

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, September 14th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

The biggest deal in Africa last week was in the mobile broadband space - namely Smile Telecoms' $365 million debt/equity financing provided by a mix of investors and lenders

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, August 3rd, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

Two significant fundraising closes dominated private equity and infrastructure investment news in Africa last week. In the first, Mediterrania Capital Partners announced it had raised €120 million f...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, June 8th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

Actual deals were thin on the ground in Africa's private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors last week. There were a couple of smaller transactions

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