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October 2016

MENA deals rise on cross border activity

October 30, 2016

A.T. Kearney released its report reviewing the first six months’ of M&A activity in the MENA region last week, finding that deals were up 14% on the last six months of 2015 and reached the [more...]

Tritech Media takes 20% stake in GoMetro

October 23, 2016

South Africa’s Tritech Media is backing GoMetro, the technology company creating public transport and mobile ticketing apps owned by, among others, AngelHub Ventures and 4 Decades Capital, with an [more...]

Pointbreak acquired by FNB Namibia

October 23, 2016

FNB Namibia has agreed to acquire Pointbreak, an investment management firm offering asset management, private equity and property investment services in Namibia to the private client, corporate and [more...]

Africamen launches with $14mln

October 23, 2016

Caisse des depôts et consignations, Tunisia’s investment promotion agency, Amen Bank and Compagnie Tunisienne d’Assurance et de Réassurance are teaming up with publicly-listed conglomerate [more...]

PIC publishes details of unlisted portfolio

October 23, 2016

Public Investment Corporation, manager of South Africa’s Government Employees Pension Fund, revealed details its portfolio of unlisted assets for the first time last week during the presentation of [more...]

Stockdale Street to seed new hedge fund

October 23, 2016

Stockdale Street, the private equity investment arm of the Oppenheimer family’s South Africa interests, is backing a new hedge fund with R100 million or approximately US$7 million. The fund, Senqu [more...]

ICD launches SME-focused private equity fund

October 23, 2016

A new private equity fund targeting small and medium-sized enterprises in Gabon and Central Africa is being planned. Last week, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the private sector and [more...]
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