Sanlam Private Equity (SPE), has acquired a controlling stake in SkipWaste, a provider of integrated waste management solutions to commercial, industrial and retail clients primarily in Gauteng. SPE, a division of Sanlam Investments, made the acquisition through its new private equity fund, SPE Mid-Market Fund I.
Aruwa Capital Management, an early-stage growth equity and gender lens fund investing in Nigeria and Ghana has made a follow-on investment in AgroEknor International, a fast-growing hibiscus flower exporter and wellness brand.
Vantage Capital has announced that in December 2022 it fully exited its investment in Pétro Ivoire, the most established locally-owned distributor of petroleum and gas products in Côte d’Ivoire.
Verod Capital Management via its Verod Capital Growth Fund II has fully exited from its investment in Daystar Power Group to Shell.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has announced a €25m finance facility to Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE), which will build a 44MW hydro electricity generation plant on the Bandama River near the village of Singrobo in Côte d’Ivoire.
Catalyst Fund has announced a $2m investment into 10 startups building solutions to improve the resilience of climate-vulnerable communities in Africa.
Mediterrania Capital Partners has sold part of its stake at Akdital through an IPO at the Casablanca Stock Exchange.
Ventures Platform has announced the final close of its early-stage and intercontinental fund, at $46m, surpassing its initial $40m target.
Aruwa Capital Management, a Lagos based female founded and led early-stage growth equity and gender lens investment fund, has closed its first institutional fund, which was oversubscribed, surpassing a target of $20m.
The Futuregrowth Community Property Fund (Comprop) has acquired KG Mall, which brings the Comprop portfolio to 23 shopping centres, with a total gross lettable area of more than 392 000 meters squared valued in excess of R6.6bn.
Nclude has led a a $3m seed round in OneOrder, the MENA-based fintech-enabled restaurant management platform providing food supplies to hotels, restaurants and cafes.
ADP III, a fund advised by Development Partners International (DPI), and funds advised by Fireball Capital, have co-led an investment in Ukheshe International, a fintech enablement partner with an expanding footprint in key emerging markets globally.
Mediterrania Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North Africa and Sub-Saharan countries, has announced that AMMC, the Moroccan Capital Market Authority, has approved Akdital’s IPO in December 2022.
Admaius Capital Partners via a subsidiary of the Virunga Africa Fund 1, it has made a significant investment in Power Brands, the parent company of Céréalis, Tunisia’s producer of salted snacks and a significant producer of baked goods.