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IFC mulls $25mln commitment to LeapFrog III

April 9, 2017

The IFC’s Board of Directors is expected to meet in the middle of May to consider a potential capital commitment of $25 million to LeapFrog Emerging Consumer Fund III, a 10-year closed-end fund [more...]

Norfund backs Verde Beef with $7.4 mln

April 2, 2017

Norfund, the Norwegian government’s development finance institution, is making its first investment in Ethiopia, backing Verde Beef Processing, an integrated beef producer with $7.4 million. The [more...]

Knife Capital’s 12J VC firm backs Quicket

April 2, 2017

KNF Ventures, the section 12J Venture Capital Company launched by Knife Capital in early 2016, is backing Quicket, an online ticketing solutions company, in an undisclosed deal. The capital will be [more...]

AMCON sells Keystone Bank for $81.5mln

March 26, 2017

Nigeria’s Central Bank and the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission have given their blessing to the sale of Keystone Bank to a consortium of local investors for a reported $81 million. [more...]
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