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.
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.
Enza Capital, Oikocredit and Partech Africa have co-led a $14m equity investment round in Djamo, a Y Combinator-backed fintech building the leading personal finance company in Francophone Africa.
AIIM, Africa’s largest dedicated infrastructure private equity manager, has committed to invest $34m into Kenya’s Road Annuity Programme through its pan-African AIIF4 Fund.
The Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI) has signed its first transaction in the commercial and industrial solar market, acting as lead arranger for a $33.4m multi-country facility for Solarise Africa’s subsidiaries in Africa.
Global technology investors Flexcap Ventures and revered founder/CEO of Infoscout, Jared Schreiber, have led a $32m series A round of equity & debt in Ramani, an African software company.
ROX Equity Partners, a UK based private equity company, has acquired SilverBridge, a South African financial services technology provider
Norsad Capital has provided Central Africa Building Society (CABS) Zimbabwe, a member of the Old Mutual Group, a $10m medium-term credit facility to support the bank’s growth strategy.
adumo, an independent payments processor operating across Sub-Saharan Africa, has successfully raised R190 million to increase its shareholding and control in some of its recent acquisitions.
Biometrics tech firm iiDENTIFii has raised $15m in a growth capital round led by African investment company Arise, whose investors include Rabobank Partnerships, Norfund, NorFinance and FMO.
CommerzVentures, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), and Arzan Venture Capital, have led a $31m Series B investment round in Money Fellows, an Egyptian fintech platform.
Sanabil Investments, a wholly owned company by Public Investment Fund, has led a $40m Series A investment round in Classera, a global EdTech e-learning company focused on emerging markets.
DOB Equity, Seedstars International, Norrsken Foundation, and Bathurst Capital, have invested in a pre-seed funding round in Eden Care, a licensed Rwanda-based digital insurer.
MaxAB, a food and grocery B2B e-commerce and distribution platform, serving a network of traditional retailers across Egypt and Morocco, has closed a $40m pre-series B equity round to fuel its expansion across the MENAP region.