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2015

LeapFrog earns $200mln commitment from OPIC

December 13, 2015

LeapFrog Investments has landed $200 million from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation or OPIC, the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, bringing commitments to LeapFrog to [more...]

Stellar Capital raises holding in Tellumat

December 13, 2015

Stellar Capital Partners is expanding its holding in Tellumat with the purchase of an additional 63% of the company, giving the investment holding company which counts Christo Wiese among its major [more...]

WeChat funds tech seed fund with $3mln

December 13, 2015

WeChat Africa is investing R50 million or $3.1 million in a seed fund to help tech startups in South Africa get off the ground. The mobile app firm will partner with Batstone a tech strategy [more...]

Cytonn repays $2.1mln note

December 13, 2015

Cytonn Investments has repaid a KES 220 million or approximately $2.1 million structured real estate loan provided by Taaleritehdas Private Equity, an arm of a Finnish Wealth Management company. The [more...]

Old Mutual’s decision to back MoreCorp

December 13, 2015

Following their acquisition of a 70% stake in MoreCorp, the South African Golf and Cycling company, Jacci Myburgh of Old Mutual Private Equity gives some of the criteria that motivated the deal [more...]

Encouraging energy investment in Nigeria

December 13, 2015

Rematco’s Managing Partner, Emmanuel Misghi writes in the Financial Times about what Nigeria’s new government needs to do to cement the achievements of the Electric Power Sector Reform Act as [more...]
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