Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, October 31st, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

IFC, the World Bank's private investment arm, was involved in a number of news items relating to Africa's private equity and infrastructure investment markets last week. The biggest, in dollar terms, ...

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European regulator takes action on venture capital passporting fees

by King & Wood Mallesons

While no change on that is expected imminently, the review of AIFMD scheduled for 2017 is a perfect chance for legislators to ensure that this practice is ended for all fund managers. That would be a ...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, November 07th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

In term's of private equity activity in Africa last week, deals were slow and muted. No transactions involving direct investments by fund managers were reported. We had to look to a portfolio company ...

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The vital role of the European Investment Fund

by King & Wood Mallesons

Last week's important announcement by the European Commission is that €400 million will be used to seed a new EU fund of funds for investment in venture capital. While this adds pressure to ensure t...

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

by Allan Cunningham

A couple of healthcare-related deals, an energy and infrastructure fund exit and significant fund close garnered most of the attention in Africa's private equity world last week.

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, November 21th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

There were some interesting private equity and venture capital related-transactions in Africa last week. One huge, another featured a couple of pukkah Silicon Valley outfits while yet another involved...

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

by Allan Cunningham

Small and midcap deals were the name of the game in Africa's private capital markets last week. There were a few of them. In terms of size, Phatisa's deal to expand its stake in Kanu Equipment was the...

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CMS’ Private Equity Watch

by CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

CMS’ Private Equity Watch gives an overview of the European market, as well as articles covering the UK specifically, W&I, co-investment with strategics in the German market, the availability of fin...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, December 05th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

Carlyle's dedicated sub-Saharan Africa fund has made its second deal of 2016 by agreeing to buy a majority share in CMC Networks, a South Africa-headquartered provider of managed connectivity services...

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Africa Capital Digest - The Weekly Wrap, December 12th, 2016

by Allan Cunningham

While neither won the award for the biggest transaction of the week, two infrastructure deals grabbed people's attention last week. The first had a claim to call itself "the biggest", in this case the...

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Clave Mayor: First investment deals of the Venture Capital Fund UN I+D+i Technology Transfer

by Clave Mayor

UN I+D+i Tech Transfer v.c.f., managed by Clave Mayor, was launched in November 2015, with the goal of investing mostly in technology projects and in their early stages, mainly originated within the U...

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Nace Mastertech Capital SCR, con 6.3m€ para invertir en SCR y FCR de tecnología en España y Europa

by Mastertech Capital SCR

Mastertech Capital SCR ha sido promovida por la agencia de valores Talenta, que actuará como sociedad gestora del fondo. Jordi Jofre, que es uno de los socios de Talenta, asumirá la presidencia,Roge...

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