Apis Growth Fund I, a private equity fund managed by Apis Partners, has agreed to sell the whole of its interest in payment solutions provider Q Link to Sanlam Private Equity (SPE).
AfricInvest has announced the final close of its AfricInvest Fund IV with total commitments of $411m.
TA Associates, Mubadala Investment Company and The Carlyle Group have taken a minority stake in Apex Group, a financial services provider.
Mediterrania Capital Partners has sold its stake in Groupe Cofina, a mesofinance and transactional financial services institution in West and Central Africa, to Development Partners International (DPI).
Advocacy group Niyel has launched a Call for Proposals (CFP) into cross-country collaboration initiatives on behalf of the Africa Data Governance Opportunity Fund.
Phatisa, together with a consortium of leading development finance institutions, has acquired a significant minority stake in South African-based citrus and fresh-produce exporter, Lona Group, for an undisclosed sum.
Spear Capital has announced additional backing for Arkay Plastics, allowing this portfolio company to expand into new territories through the company’s Malawian operations.
Apis Growth Fund II, a private equity fund managed by Apis Partners, has invested in DT One, a global B2B digital micropayments platform powering cross-border transfers of mobile top-ups, data bundles, gaming pins and gift cards.
LeapFrog Investments and Tana Africa Capital have made a strategic investment in Interswitch, one of Africa’s leading technology-driven companies focused on the digitisation of payments.
Chancen International (CI) has announced the first close for its $21mFuture of Work Fund (FWF), a significant move aimed at realizing African Union’s agenda 2063 which advocates for well-educated citizens and skills revolution underpinned by science, technology, and innovation.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has completed a follow-on acquisition in MetroFibre Networx (MetroFibre), following approval from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa.
Currency risk can be a major challenge when investing in Africa, according to the ‘Currency Risk Management Practices in African Private Equity and Venture Capital’ Report, the second AVCA’s special report series alongside The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX) and MFX Solutions.
Old Mutual Private Equity (OMPE), a division of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, has sold its stake in Consol Holdings to Luxembourg-based Ardagh Group, one of the largest glass producers in the world, for an equity value of approximately R10bn (enterprise value of approximately R17bn),
Inspired Evolution and Schneider Electric to explore innovative Energy- as-a-Service solutions across Africa
Inspired Evolution and Schneider Electric have agreed to collaborate on various energy-related solutions for the African region.