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November 2015

Actis, RMB and Paragon exit Ikeja City Mall

November 22, 2015

Ikeja City Mall has been sold by its private equity owners to a duo of South African property investors in an undisclosed deal. Actis, RMB Westport and Paragon Holdings exited their combined 100% [more...]

Flexpoint backs aircraft leasor Veling

November 22, 2015

Flexpoint Ford, the $2.3 billion private equity firm with offices in Chicago and New York, is providing equity funding to Veling, a niche aircraft leasing company headquartered in Mauritius, to [more...]

Travelbeta closes $2mln seed round

November 22, 2015

Local investment firm Altheus led a $2 million seed round in Travelbeta, a Nigerian online travel agency, last week. Other investors participating in the round were not named and the financial terms [more...]

Infrastructure report offers 5-point plan

November 22, 2015

A new report from port owner and operator DP World, in association with the Economist Intelligence Unit, includes a 5-point plan to help tackle Africa’s infrastructure gap. Despite a sharp increase [more...]

Bex Nwawudu on SME investing in Africa

November 22, 2015

With the news of Gary Steinberg’s appointment to head CBO’s Advisory Board, Managing Partner Bex Nwawudu talks to Ventures Africa about SME investment in West Africa and what criteria the private [more...]
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