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September 2016

Oasis Capital holds $27mln first close

September 18, 2016

Oasis Capital, a growth and venture capital firm founded by Matthew Adjei in 2009, has held a first close for its second fund, Oasis Africa Fund. The fund invests in small and medium-sized [more...]

Conduit Capital makes 2 acquisitions

September 18, 2016

Conduit Capital, a financial services-focused investment holding company, announced that it has concluded sale of share agreements with Snowball Wealth and Midbrook Lane, both asset managers based in [more...]

Van der Merwe to leave SAVCA in early 2017

September 18, 2016

Erika van der Merwe, the high-profile Chief Executive Officer of the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, better known as SAVCA, is stepping down from her role at the end [more...]

Och-Ziff’s New Age mulls IPO

September 18, 2016

New Age Energy, the Africa-focused oil exploration company backed by, among others, Och-Ziff Capital is reportedly mulling a potential listing. Sources tell the Financial Times that plans for a [more...]

Qalaa looks to dispose of RVR

September 18, 2016

Qalaa Holdings, formerly known as Citadel Capital, is looking to sell its 85% stake in Rift Valley Railways barely two years after it expanded its stake in the rail transport concession.  Sources [more...]

Swicorp spins out private equity unit

September 18, 2016

Swicorp has completed the spin-out of 51% of its private equity arm, creating a new independent investment firm focused on opportunities in the Middle East and Africa. SPE Capital Partners, as the [more...]

Brait plans listing in London

September 18, 2016

After a string of retail deals in the last twelve months, South African investment company Brait is planning to list in London to raise its profile in the UK and tap deeper pools of capital. The [more...]
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