• Dollar-Sign3

    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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    Helios passes $790m on Fund III

    Helios Investment Partners has so far raised at least million for its third fund setting it on a path to bring home the billion it is targeting for one of the ...

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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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    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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  • Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal4

    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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