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Tata to back African housing with $200mln

April 23, 2017

Indian conglomerate Tata Group’s Housing arm is planning to set up a $200 million investment platform with the help of private equity investors to develop projects in East Africa. The company, [more...]

Wainaina named as new COO of Africa50

April 23, 2017

Africa50, the infrastructure investment vehicle backed by the African Development Bank and more than 20 African countries, has appointed Carole Wamuyu Wainaina to head up the non-investment side of [more...]

Quantum launches power development platform

April 17, 2017

Quantum Global, a Swiss-headquartered private equity investment firm focused on Africa, is launching a new power development platform on behalf of QG Africa Mezzanine, its $250 million investment [more...]

Actis exits remaining stake in Edita Foods

April 17, 2017

Actis has sold its remaining stake in Edita Foods to a large group of investors from the USA, UK, Germany, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. The sale of the 7.5% stake was executed via an [more...]

Naspers puts up another $70mln for Takealot

April 17, 2017

Naspers, the continent’s largest listed company, is investing almost $70 million in Takealot which is also backed by Tiger Global Management. The deal, which is subject to Competition Commission [more...]
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