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April 2017

Market volatility will fuel M&A

April 30, 2017

South Africa’s recent credit rating downgrades are bound to have an impact on the level of M&A activity. in this op-ed piece, Morne van der Merwe, a Partner at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg [more...]

Actis-backed MédiS buys Sanofi’s WPS

April 23, 2017

MédiS, a generic pharmaceuticals business with operations in Tunisia and Algeria, has agreed to acquire Winthrop Pharma Senegal from Sanofi in an undisclosed deal. Actis acquired what was described [more...]

SIFEM backs Catalyst Fund II with $8mln

April 23, 2017

Helping Catalyst Principal Partners’ second fund close in on its $175 million target, SIFEM, the Swiss Government’s development finance institution is investing $8 million in the generalist, East [more...]

IFC & Amundi team up for $2bln green fund

April 23, 2017

The IFC is joining forces with Amundi, the European asset management firm, to launch the largest green bond fund for emerging markets. With a $2 billion target, it’s aimed squarely at the growing [more...]
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