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    OPIC Africa portfolio touches $4.7bn

    The Overseas Private Investment Corporation OPIC Sub-Saharan Africa SSA portfolio touched billion in the third quarter of - a billion rise over the previous period The billion SSA rise signals a ...

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    Services attract most deals in 2015

    Business services deals were the most popular transactions in reclaiming investor favour from industrial according to latest data from Preqin Business services has been trailing at number two since to which ...

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    Top 20 Funds to Watch in 2016

    Fundraising for African private equity is set for a busy year in as a good number of managers aim for initial pushes final and interim closures LPs interested in Africa are ...

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    2015 People Moves Review: A Year of Musical Chairs

    The year delivered a number of game-changing developments to the African private equity industry including key moves b Global Titan Hires b TPG accelerated its Africa strategy last year with the ...

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  • Henry Gabay, Duet 200x200

    Duet sets up Israeli LP feeder fund

    Duet Private Equity has launched Duet Marathon a special purpose feeder vehicle targeting LP investors based in Israel The feeder fund Duet Marathon is looking to raise up to million from ...

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  • Donald Kaberuka TPG Satya 200x200

    Kaberuka joins TPG Africa

    TPG has bolstered its Africa team with the appointment of Donald Kaberuka former president of the African Development Bank AfDB Donald Kaberuka has been brought in as senior advisor to the ...

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  • Ahmed-Heikal Qalaa 200x200

    Qalaa profits rise 71%

    Qalaa Holdings previously Citadel Capital has recorded a year-on-year rise in profits in the first nine months of this year The investor s earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortization Ebitda ...

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  • Dollar-Sign2

    Investec spins out new vehicle

    Investec Bank has spun out an asset management arm that is set to manage up to billion R billion in assets Investec bank is spinning out Investec Equity Partners IEP from ...

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  • graph Dec 2015

    Africa debt fundraising hits record high

    Fundraising for Sub-Saharan Africa-focused private debt vehicles has touched record levels in as investors seek to increase their credit exposure to high growth companies across the continent Fundraisers have brought in ...

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