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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...]

STANLIB backs Ugandan mall in $50mln deal

February 12, 2017

Asset Manager STANLIB is partnering with Chestnut Uganda to finance the development of the Arena Mall, a new retail and shopping center located in Kampala’s Nsambya suburb which is scheduled to [more...]

Expanding Internet capacity in Africa

February 12, 2017

While mobile penetration in Africa hovers around the 50 percent mark, less than 20 percent of the continent’s population is connected to the internet, providing private capital investors with [more...]

Gold miners head to door marked M&A

February 12, 2017

Reporting from last week’s Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Bloomberg reports that senior mining executives are once more focused on growth, with M&A one of the planks of their strategies. [more...]
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