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    TPG buys into Satya

    US-based private equity giant TPG has partnered with Satya Capital to create an Africa-focused private equity investment platform that is expected to invest about billion across the continent The deal sees ...

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    SSA maintains third place in LP survey

    Limited Partner LP investors have ranked Sub-Saharan Africa SSA as the third most attractive place for investment for the second year in a row according to the latest LP Survey from ...

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    2015 Private Equity Africa Award Winners

    nbsp Congratulations to the winners of the Private Equity Africa Awards In their th year the Private Equity Africa Awards exclusively celebrated the achievements of GP Investors and Advisors in The ...

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    Abraaj Africa III closes at $990m, 2nd largest SSA fund

    Abraaj Group has closed its third Sub-Saharan Africa SSA fund at million exceeding its original million target by almost The close sees the manager raise the second largest SSA-focused private equity ...

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    DPI closes fund II at $725m, exceeds target by 45%

    Development Partners International DPI has closed its sophomore fund African Development Partners II ADP II at approximately million exceeding its target by about The fund was oversubscribed attracting significant interest from ...

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    PEA 2015 Awards Shortlist Announced

    Private Equity Africa is pleased to announce the shortlist for its th Annual GP amp Advisor Awards The awards have received a very strong response with over self-entries across the main ...

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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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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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SSA maintains third place in LP survey

SSA maintains third place in LP survey

Limited Partner (LP) investors have ranked Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as the third most attractive place for investment, for the second year in a row, according … Watch nowmore

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Phoenix Infraworks’s CDFF gets $76m

Phoenix Infraworks’s CDFF gets $76m

Phoenix Infraworks, a up South-Africa based infrastructure investor, has received approximately $76.4million (£50milion) for the Climate Development Finance Facility (CDFF), from the UK government. CDFF … Watch nowmore