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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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    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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Africa PE exits hit $1.3bn

Africa PE exits hit $1.3bn

A stream of exits has cheered Africa’s private equity space this year – following a dismal 2013 which saw sales sink to their lowest ebb … Watch nowmore

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IFC commits $105m to Africa funds

IFC commits $105m to Africa funds

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) committed $105.4 million to Africa-focused funds in the year up to June 2014. IFC’s largest commitment in the year was … Watch nowmore

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LeapFrog II hits $400m final close

LeapFrog II hits $400m final close

LeapFrog Investments has raised $400 million at the final close of its financial services sector-focused sophomore vehicle, LeapFrog II, to invest across Africa and Asia.  The … Watch nowmore