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DFDF backs Africa VC fund in tenth LP-style bet

Finance

19 February, 2024

DFDF backs Africa VC fund in tenth LP-style bet

Dubai Future District Fund (DFDF), the region’s first evergreen venture capital fund-of-funds, has struck its tenth limited partner-style deal in ......

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AfricInvest set to get cheque from returning LP for SME fund

Finance

14 February, 2024

AfricInvest set to get cheque from returning LP for SME fund

AfricInvest, a pan-African private equity investment platform managing a portfolio of over 200 companies in more than 35 countries, is ......

Nigerian-born mobility fintech startup Moove gets debt funding for India expansion

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14 February, 2024

Nigerian-born mobility fintech startup Moove gets debt funding for India expansion

Moove, a Nigerian-born mobility fintech startup, said Wednesday it has raised $10 million (about Rs 83 crore at current exchange ......

World Bank's Banga denies IFC cover up of abuse involving Kenya school investment

General

06 February, 2024

World Bank's Banga denies IFC cover up of abuse involving Kenya school investment

World Bank President Ajay Banga on Monday rejected allegations that the bank's International Finance Corp arm sought to cover up ......

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African PE firm SPE Capital taps another returning LP for third fund

Finance

05 February, 2024

African PE firm SPE Capital taps another returning LP for third fund

Africa- and Middle East-focused private equity firm SPE Capital, which invests in mid-sized companies, is set to secure a commitment from ......

MENA Digest: DXWand, Crysp Farms, Karty, Crealo secure funding

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26 January, 2024

MENA Digest: DXWand, Crysp Farms, Karty, Crealo secure funding

Egyptian artificial intelligence startup DXWand led dealmaking in the Middle East and North Africa region this week. It raised growth ......

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LeapFrog-backed African financial services firm finds a strategic buyer

Finance

25 January, 2024

LeapFrog-backed African financial services firm finds a strategic buyer

Emerging markets-focused private equity and impact investment firm LeapFrog Investments has found a strategic buyer for one of its African financial services ......

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Nigerian PE firm CardinalStone to make first exit from debut fund

Finance

25 January, 2024

Nigerian PE firm CardinalStone to make first exit from debut fund

Lagos-based private equity firm CardinalStone Capital Advisers, which backs small and medium businesses in Nigeria and Ghana, is exiting one ......

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Adenia Capital likely to strike control deal in South Africa

Infrastructure

24 January, 2024

Adenia Capital likely to strike control deal in South Africa

Mauritius-based mid-market private equity firm Adenia Partners, which focuses on businesses across Africa, is set to make its second deployment ......

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African PE firm Medu Capital likely to strike a new bet

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23 January, 2024

African PE firm Medu Capital likely to strike a new bet

Medu Capital, one of the most active private equity investors in South Africa, is likely to strike a fresh deal ......