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    Africa PE exits cross $7bn in 2014

    African private equity exits hit a record billion in according to Preqin data Private Equity Africa places the exits figure at over billion counting in a number of large transactions whose ...

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    Top 10 largest deals in 2014

    em Private Equity Africa ranks its top- deals in by deal size The ranking features deals from Abraaj Atlas Merchant Capital Carlyle Helios ECP IFC-AMC KKR Standard Chartered and Rocket em ...

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    Helios closes fund III at $1.1bn

    Helios Investment Partners has closed its third fund at the billion hard-cap raising the largest Africa-focused private equity fund historically The vehicle has exceeded the billion original target and was oversubscribed ...

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    Brait exits Pepkor for $2.4bn

    Brait is exiting its stake in South Africa-based clothing retail company Pepkor for approximately billion R bn in one of the continent s the largest private equity exits historically The exit ...

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    Swedfund names new PE head

    Swedfund has appointed a new head of private equity funds to replace Fredrik T rgren who left the firm earlier this year to take on an operational role at Ericsson Global ...

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    CDC hires Grant as Africa Funds Head

    CDC has appointed Murray Grant as managing director to head its Africa Funds team He will start in his new role in January He takes over the reins from managing director ...

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    IFC commits $105m to Africa funds

    The International Finance Corporation IFC committed million to Africa-focused funds in the year up to June IFC s largest commitment in the year was million to Investec Asset Management which is ...

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    Africa PE exits hit $1.3bn

    A stream of exits has cheered Africa s private equity space this year - following a dismal which saw sales sink to their lowest ebb in recent times The year up ...

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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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Africa PE exits cross $7bn in 2014

Africa PE exits cross $7bn in 2014

African private equity exits hit a record $7billion in 2014, according to Preqin data. Private Equity Africa places the exits figure at over $8.2billion, counting … Watch nowmore

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Africa PE exits cross $7bn in 2014

Africa PE exits cross $7bn in 2014

African private equity exits hit a record $7billion in 2014, according to Preqin data. Private Equity Africa places the exits figure at over $8.2billion, counting … Watch nowmore

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Rocket launches tech fund

Rocket launches tech fund

Rocket Internet has launched Rocket Emerging Markets (EM) Internet Fund to invest in early-stage internet-based companies across emerging markets. The vehicle is looking for about … Watch nowmore