2019

CardinalStone Capital Advisers achieves first close at US$50mn

16 January 2019

Lagos, Nigeria: CardinalStone Capital Advisers (CCA), an investment adviser based in Lagos, Nigeria, has recently achieved a US$50mn first close of its private equity fund, CardinalStone Capital Advisers Growth Fund LP (CCAGF or the Fund). Anchor investor…

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AfricInvest’s FIVE achieves its third close bringing KfW as investor

15 January 2019

AfricInvest, a leading pan-African private equity firm, today announced the third close of FIVE, an evergreen platform for investing in financial institutions in Africa. Through its investments, FIVE aims to improve access to financial services for the gr…

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Syntaxis Africa launch ₦12bn Private Equity Fund to Bridge Financing Gap for SMEs in Nigeria

15 January 2019

It is common knowledge that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a vital role in the development of any economy. According to the World Bank, SMEs contribute up to 60% of employment opportunities and up to 40% to the national Gross Domestic Product (G…

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PCM Capital Partners exits its investment in leading Ivorian oil and gas player

08 January 2019

PCM Capital Partners (“PCP”), managers of the West Africa Emerging Growth Fund (“WAEMGF”) are pleased to announce the Fund’s exit from its investment in Petro Ivoire, a leading player in the downstream oil and gas sector in Cote d’Ivoire. This exit, the f…

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CDG Capital Private Equity invests in Trarem Afrique, the leading manufacturer and distributor of office furniture in Morocco

02 January 2019

CDG Capital Private Equity, the private equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs in Morocco, announces the acquisition of a stake in Trarem Afrique SA. (“Trarem”), the leading manufacturer and distributor of office furniture in Morocco. CDG Capi…

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PCM Capital Partners has announced its West Africa Emerging Growth Fund exit from a leading player in Ivorian oil a… https://t.co/L18j7RZCIt

Over half of Institutional Investors surveyed expect African PE returns to outperform developed markets over the ne… https://t.co/gwH3ipvCfA

Between the 1st – 5th April 2019, @AVCA_Africa will hold its 16th Annual Conference @RadissonBluNBO. Hear the persp… https://t.co/E3uzF0pifZ

@Ventureburn interviews @AVCA_Africa Head of Research @EnitanObasanjo on the trends to be seen in Africa’s venture… https://t.co/VYorn5uJeV

@AVCA_Africa 16th Annual Conference will be held in Nairobi, between 1st- 5th April 2019. Plan ahead, and apply for… https://t.co/NdYtIh8BDW