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October 2016

Challenges to scaling social enterprises

October 23, 2016

A brief Q&A with Ndidi Nwuneli, author of the recently-published book “Social Innovation in Africa”, discussing the challenges of scaling social enterprises on the continent. While change can [more...]

Abraaj takes minority stake in Indorama

October 16, 2016

Emerging markets private equity firm The Abraaj Group is acquiring a minority stake in Indorama Fertilizers, the largest manufacturer of urea-based fertilizers in sub-Saharan Africa from a subsidiary [more...]

MCP II backs private Moroccan university

October 16, 2016

Mediterrania Capital Partners, an Africa-focused private equity fund manager, is taking a significant minority stake in Université Privée de Marrakech (UPM) through MCP II, its second, €120 [more...]

Catalyst backs generics manufacturer Zenufa

October 16, 2016

Nairobi-based Catalyst Principal Partners announced it is taking a controlling stake in Zenufa Laboratories, a Tanzanian pharmaceutical manufacturer, last week. The holding, which was undertaken [more...]
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