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Quona backs AllLife in undisclosed deal

May 14, 2017

Quona Capital, via the $141 million Accion Frontier Inclusion Fund which closed in March this year, is backing AllLife, a life insurance company providing cover for those with HIV and diabetes in [more...]

Driving forces behind financial inclusion

April 30, 2017

Contributed by Ed Higenbottam, Managing Director at Verdant Capital Driving financial inclusion in Africa: Verdant Capital has identified four main themes as the driving forces behind financial [more...]

Banking M&A in Kenya set to increase

April 17, 2017

Low valuations and the Central Bank of Kenya’s plan to lift the moratorium on licensing new banks could lead to an uptick in M&A activity in the country’s banking sector. View more at [more...]

Kibo backs I&M Rwanda in debut PIPE deal

April 9, 2017

Making its first Private Investment in Public Equity or PIPE deal for its $63 million second fund, Africa-focused private equity fund manager, Kibo Capital Partners, has announced that it has [more...]

Atlas Mara looks for a bounce

April 9, 2017

Macroeconomic factors and adverse currency shifts have pummeled Atlas Mara’s profits in the last year, but through a combination of cost savings and a focus on fintech opportunities, the Financial [more...]
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