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February 2017

DOB Equity expands Nairobi office

February 19, 2017

DOB Equity is opening a new, larger office in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, and expanding its team of investment professionals. The move is part of the Dutch Family Office’s plan to support its [more...]

VC firm Acacia Fund being wound up

February 19, 2017

Kenyan venture capital firm Acacia Fund, which was founded in 1996 with KShs1.9 billion, (approximately $18.3 million today), is set to be liquidated, having fallen into dormancy. The fund counted [more...]

SAVCA announces van der Merwe’s successor

February 19, 2017

Tanya van Lill has been appointed to lead the Southern Africa Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, better known as SAVCA. She takes over from Erika van der Merwe, the high=profile Chief [more...]

DPI sells CAL Bank stake to Arise

February 12, 2017

Fresh from its official launch last week, Arise has acquired Africa-focused private equity firm Development Partners International‘s 27.7% stake in publicly-listed CAL Bank. Terms of the deal, [more...]
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