Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, March 21st, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

In an otherwise quiet week, most deals in Africa last week involved the private equity companies themselves. Abraaj acquires Themis, Agri-Vie launches EXEO, EchoVC backs AdPump and more

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, March 28th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

In private equity deal news in Africa last week,London-headquartered Duet Group, the alternative investment management firm with more than $5 billion in assets is paying $18.6 million for an undisclos...

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Blockchain intelligence firm Elliptic raises $5 million Series A

by Santander InnoVentures

Santander InnoVentures, Santander Group’s fintech venture capital fund, focuses on new and disruptive technologies that can bring real value to Santander’s customer base, as well as the Group and ...

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Encomenda, impulsada por Carlos Blanco, invertirá hasta 15 millones en 60 start up

by Expansión

Encomenda Venture Capital, una vez cerrada prevé tener unos recursos de entre diez millones y 15 millones de euros para entrar en unas 60 start up de base tecnológica en los próximos tres años

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El ICF invierte 7,7 millones de euros en 49 start-ups catalanas

by Institut Català de Finances (ICF)

La entidad financiera pública catalana dispone de una línea de financiación específica para empresas innovadoras de nueva creación, en las que invierte mediante préstamos participativos conjunta...

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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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Capitana Venture Partners ha constituido un fondo de capital riesgo para invertir en startups Capitana Tech Fund FCR

by Eureka-Startups EXPERTS

Capitana constituyó el pasado 17 de marzo Capitana Tech Fund FCR, vehículo de inversión destinado a invertir en fases tempranas de compañías con elevado potencial de crecimiento y proyección int...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, April 11th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

If you thought the week before last was a little light on the private capital deal front in Africa, think again. Last week was particularly slow, perhaps a hangover from the holiday season just ended....

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Idodi Venture Capital makes two new investments Deliberry and Offemily

by Idodi Venture Capital

This investment vehicle promoted by the investor and technology consultant Marc Vidal and the investment funds lawyer Carlos Guerrero, with partners like Carlos Blanco, Daniel Lacalle, Risto Mejide or...

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Una veintena de gestoras de capital riesgo aspira a la nueva inyección del fondo de fondos del Gobierno

by Expansión

Axis seleccionará dos vehículos por apartado. El importe máximo que el fondo de fondos público está dispuesto a comprometer será de 50 millones de euros, en expansión; 20 millones, en venture c...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, April 18th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

If the prior couple of weeks had been notable for their lack of deals, last week' activity went some way to making up for any signs of weakness. Vantage Capital's $20mln Landmark deal, AFC backs Gabon...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, April 25th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

DFIs and debt; if there were two major themes to last week’s private capital markets in Africa, it was the prominence of development finance institutions in deal activity and debt as the asset class...

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