Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, July 27th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

In the week that saw the U.S. President arrive in Kenya, there were a number of pieces in different media outlets reviewing, and in most cases, reprising the investment case for Africa

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Las empresas respaldadas por Venture Capital obtienen más de 29.000 millones de euros en el segundo trimestre de 2015

by KPMG

La ‘megafinanciación’ y el incremento de inversores no tradicionales disparan la cifra acumulada en los seis primeros meses del año hasta los 54.400 millones de euros

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Fintech, comercio electrónico y 'ehealth' lideran las inversiones en 'start up' españolas

by Expansión

En el primer semestre se ha producido un crecimiento de inversiones en 'start up' con respecto al mismo periodo de 2014, además de un aumento de la inversión extranjera y un incremento del peso del ...

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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, August 10th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

It must be said that deal activity involving private equity, venture capital and infrastructure investors in Africa last week was somewhat muted. There was only one private equity deal of significance...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, August 17th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

If there was a common theme to the private equity investment news coming out of Africa last week, it was sector-based. Financial Technology or Fintech to be precise. A number of deal and fundraising ...

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FOND-ICO Global aumentará su dotación de 1.200 millones a 1.500

by ICO - Instituto de Crédito Oficial

FOND-ICO Global , desde su lanzamiento en octubre de 2013, ha comprometido inversiones por valor de 755 millones en 29 fondos de capital riesgo que, cubriendo todos los estadios de desarrollo de la em...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, August 24th, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

In what was otherwise a quiet week for private capital investing in Africa, a couple of interesting and somewhat uncommon deals were announced last week

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El capital riesgo se lanza en España a por start-ups e invierte un 52% más

by elEconomista.es

Este aumento se posiciona como el tercer mejor registro histórico, apoyado fundamentalmente, en la actividad de los fondos internacionales, cuya participación en start ups españolas, ha empujado su...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, August 31st, 2015

by Allan Cunningham

Leading emerging markets investor The Abraaj Group grabbed most of Africa-related private equity headlines last week with the announcement that it had closed its second North Africa fund at $375 milli...

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

by Allan Cunningham

In an otherwise quiet week for deals, Actis added to its portfolio of South African retail assets by taking a "significant" minority stake in home furnisher Coricraft Group

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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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