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    Africa EM fundraising stake rises

    Sub-Saharan Africa s SSA share of emerging market fundraising reached in the first half of the highest stake attained historically A good amount of the capital was committed to the larger ...

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    Carlyle & Dangote sign pact

    The Carlyle Group has signed a deal with Dangote Industries to co-invest in companies across Africa Carlyle International Energy Partners will work with Dangote on equity investments across the oil amp ...

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    H1 2014 Deals on track at $1.6bn

    Deal doers disclosed bn worth of deals in the first half of this year according to Preqin data Private Equity Africa however places a different aggregate value of deals closed in ...

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    Blackstone & Dangote in $5bn deal

    Blackstone has signed a billion energy investment deal with Dangote Industries The duo will allocate the capital across power transmission and pipeline projects in the five-year period up to Blackstone has ...

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    Kingdom Holding & Pinebridge set up Africa venture

    Kingdom Holding Company KHC the investment holding company headed by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud of Saudi Arabia has setup an Africa-focused private equity platform with PineBridge Investments Middle ...

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    Wilton departs from IFC

    David Wilton has retired from his role as chief investment officer for global private equity at the International Finance Corporation IFC He is understood to be moving to Morgan Stanley Alternative ...

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    CDC returns net $193m

    The CDC Group has reported net returns of approximately million m on assets of billion for the full-year across its emerging market investments The percentage return is less than half the ...

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    2014 Private Equity Africa Award Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the sup rd sup Annual Private Equity Africa Awards The Private Equity Africa Awards exclusively celebrated the achievements of GP Investors and Advisors in The final ...

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    Helios hits 1st close on $1billion fund (Exclusive)

    Helios Investment Partners has hit a million first close on its third fund as it works to raise a record billion Africa fund Helios III Helios III is on the path ...

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H1 2014 Deals on track at $1.6bn

H1 2014 Deals on track at $1.6bn

Deal doers disclosed $1.6bn worth of deals in the first half of this year, according to Preqin data. Private Equity Africa, however, places a different … Watch nowmore

Analysis

Africa EM fundraising stake rises

Africa EM fundraising stake rises

Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) share of emerging market fundraising reached 11% in the first half of 2014, the highest stake attained, historically. A good amount of … Watch nowmore

Global

Carlyle raises $1.86bn for CIEP

Carlyle raises $1.86bn for CIEP

Carlyle Group has raised about $1.86 billion worth of LP commitments for its Carlyle International Energy Partners (CIEP) fund, exceeding its $1.5billion original target, according to … Watch nowmore