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Dutch fund manager XSML has closed its Central-Africa fund at $19million.
Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) utility portfolio company Finagestion has won a three-year water services contract in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Finagestion has been awarded a technical
XSML has invested an undisclosed amount in RJ Trading, a consumer retail company based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The Africa Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has signed an agreement to receive support from the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) - a deal supported by the UK Prime
Vital Capital Investments has attracted $250 million at the first closing of its maiden Africa-focused agriculture and real estate fund, Vital Capital Fund I. The fund is targeting $500million
Not long ago any mention of investing in an Africa-focused private equity fund would have been preceded by words such as ‘opaque’ or ‘risky’. But now Africa is
Helios Investment Partners has acquired 40% of Shell’s African downstream businesses across 14 countries, in a joint venture deal with Vitol valued at about $1 billion. Europe-based crude oil
Sub-Saharan Africa private equity fundraising for the year 2010 closed at $1.49bn, as the region registered one of the fastest growth rates across the emerging markets, according research
The recent report from the EDHEC-Risk Institute showing that developing countries private equity fund managers have historically generated significantly lower returns than their developed countries counterparts provides food
Investing in Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming safer on declining political risks, according to results of a recent analysis of 211 countries carried out by global insurance experts. Kenya, Mozambique,