SAVCA 2017 Case Study Compendium

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Alade retires from AFC Board of Directors

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-03-29

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has announced that Sarah Alade has stepped down from her position as Chairman of the AFC Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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O’Donohoe to replace Noble as CDC CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-03-22

CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has selected Nick O’Donohoe as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective June 2017.

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Atlas Mara CEO steps down

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-02-17

Atlas Mara’s CEO John Vitalo has stepped down from his position and from the company’s board, after the group has announced plans to significantly reduce $20m operating expense and staff cost.

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AVCA appoints five new Board Members

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-02-17

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has appointed five industry veterans to join its Board of Directors.

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AIIM hires Kouamé as Investment Director

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-02-15

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has announced the appointment of Patrick Kouamé as Investment Director, responsible for transaction origination and business development in the French- speaking African regions.

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SAVCA hires new CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-02-14

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has appointed Tanya van Lill as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2017.

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EAVCA hires two Co-Heads

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-02-13

East Africa Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EAVCA) has appointed Eva Warigia and Esther Ndeti as the Co-Executive Directors to run the Association.

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Mediterrania makes senior hire

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-02-01

Mediterrania Capital Partners, a private equity firm focusing on growth investments for companies in North African and Sub-Saharan countries, has appointed Pacôme Zahabi as Senior Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, based in Abidjan

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Stanbic IBTC appoints new CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-01-26

Stanbic IBTC, a financial service holding company in Nigeria, has appointed Yinka Sanni as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 19.

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Rockefeller Foundation gets new President

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-01-14

The Rockefeller Foundation has selected Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, the former Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and current member of The Rockefeller Foundation Board of Trustees, as its 13th president.

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responsAbility strengthens Executive Management Team

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-01-13

responsAbility Investments, an asset manager specialising in development investments, has appointed Roland Pfeuti as Head Investment Solutions & Sales and a member of its Executive Management team.

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GIIN hires Global Liaison for East Africa

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2017-01-12

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world, has appointed Ashley Elliot as Global Liaison for East Africa.

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Kinnevik CEO steps down

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-12-14

Kinnevik, a Swedish emerging markets investment company, has announced that Lorenzo Grabau, Chief Executive Officer, is leaving the firm with immediate effect.

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Letshego appoints Banda to chair Group Board

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-12-08

Letshego Holdings, an inclusive finance focused group with consumer, micro lending and deposit-taking subsidiaries across sub-Saharan Africa, has hired Enos Banda as a new independent Non-Executive Director (NED) to chair its board.

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OMEM names interim CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-12-07

Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) has appointed Iain Williamson, currently OMEM Finance Director, as interim Chief Executive Officer.

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Africa50 appoints four infrastructure advisors

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-11-25

Africa50, an infrastructure fund for Africa, has approved the appointment of four internationally renowned investment and infrastructure experts as Senior Advisors and members of its Investment Committee.

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ECP strengthens senior management team

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-11-09

Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), a Pan-African private equity firm, has announced the promotions of Brice Lodugnon and Paul Maasdorp, two of its senior investment professionals, to Managing Directors.

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Kibazo joins FTI Consulting from AfDB

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-11-02

FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm, has appointed Joel Kibazo as Managing Director to spearhead business development across Africa.

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OMEM CEO announces resignation

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-11-02

Old Mutual has announced that Ralph Mupita, CEO of Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM), has tendered his resignation, in order to pursue interests outside of the financial services industry.

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Franks to join KKR

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-11-01

KKR has appointed Timothy R. Franks as a Member in its London office to cover the Consumer & Retail industries in Europe, Africa and Middle East (EMEA), effective February 1, 2017.

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EAVCA’s Executive Director steps down

Author: Anna Lyudvig | Date: 2016-10-13

The East Africa Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EAVCA)’s Executive Director, Nonnie Wanjihia Burbidge will be leaving the organization at the end of October 2016 after three years in the role.

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Atlas Mara’s Ekpe to leave

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-10-12

Atlas Mara, a sub-Saharan financial services group, has announced that the Chairman of the Board Arnold Ekpe, will step down on December 1, 2016.

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OMIG CEO Radley resigns

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-10-10

Old Mutual Investment Group (OMIG) has announced the resignation of its Chief Executive Officer, Diane Radley, due to personal reasons.

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RenCap enhances Africa trading capabilities

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-10-09

Renaissance Capital, an emerging and frontier markets investment bank, has appointed Arnold Dublin-Green as Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa Equity Trader in its London office.

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Byrd joins Actis from Commonfund

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-09-30

Actis, a growth markets investor, has appointed Carlton Byrd as a director in the Investor Development Group in the New York office, where he will further bolster the fundraising and investor relations expertise.

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Teneo hires McDonagh as MD for MEA region

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-09-26

Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm, has expanded its team with the appointment of Nicholas McDonagh as Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.

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SAVCA welcomes three new board members

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-09-22

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), the industry body and public policy advocate for private equity and venture capital in Southern Africa, has announced three new appointments to its board of directors.

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SAVCA’ CEO to leave in early 2017

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-09-15

Southern African Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has announced that Erika van der Merwe will be relinquishing her role as CEO at the end of February 2017.

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Noble to step down as CEO of CDC

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-09-14

Diana Noble has decided to step down as CEO of CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, next year after six years successfully leading CDC in a new strategic direction.

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Finnfund names Pietikäinen as CIO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-09-07

Finnfund, a Finnish development finance company that provides long-term risk capital for private projects in developing countries, has appointed Markus Pietikäinen as Chief Investment Officer, effective September 1.

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AVCA's Osibo gets promotion

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-08-26

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has promoted Dr. Ponmile Osibo to Manager, Research & Training.

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Sackey to become MD of Ecobank Ghana

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-08-02

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) has appointed Dan Sackey as Managing Director of its Ghanaian subsidiary, Ecobank Ghana, and Regional Executive for Anglophone West Africa.

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AVCA announces changes to L&R Committee

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-07-01

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has announced a series of changes to the leadership and membership of its Legal & Regulatory (L&R) Committee.

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Actis announces promotions

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-06-21

Actis has announced the promotion of Michael Harrington, Sherif ElKholy, Hossam Abou Moussa and David Cooke to Partner with immediate effect.

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GIIN hires Malick as Director of Membership

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-06-20

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, has appointed Peter Malik to the position of Director of Membership.

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Webber Wentzel strengthens tax advisory practice

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-06-08

Webber Wentzel has announced the appointment of Transfer Pricing Specialist, Karen Miller, who joined the firm on June 1, 2016 to complement and strengthen its tax advisory capabilities in South Africa and beyond.

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Deloitte Africa makes senior promotions

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-06-01

Deloitte Africa has announced that four senior appointments have been made to the leadership of the firm to strengthen the company’s presence in the key West and East Africa regions.

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Hemphill appointed Chairman of OMEM’s Board

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-05-19

Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) has appointed Bruce Hemphill, Chief Executive of Old Mutual, as chairman of the OMEM board, following Paul Hanratty stepping down from that position.

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Manekia joins ETI from Citigroup as Group Executive

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-05-13

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group, has hired Amin Manekia as Group Executive of its Corporate & Investment Banking business, effective July 4, 2016.

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Invest AD hires new CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-05-02

Invest AD has announced the appointment of Faras Al Ramahi as the company's new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

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GIC makes senior promotions

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-05-01

GIC has announced senior leadership appointments which will strengthen GIC’s investment capacity, effective June 1, 2016.

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AFC appoints Independent Director

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-04-26

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), an international investment grade multilateral finance institution, has appointed Grant T. Harris as an Independent Director.

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Proparco appoints new CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-04-20

Proparco, the private sector financing arm of Agence Française de Développement (AFD), has appointed Grégory Clemente as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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Ebobissé to head AfDB's Africa50

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-04-06

Africa50, a specialized international financial institution established by the African Development Bank and, so far, by 22 African countries with an initial capitalization of $830m, has appointed Alain Ebobissé as its Chief Executive Officer.

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Ashburton promotes Schiessl to CIO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-03-30

Ashburton Investments has promoted Jonathan Schiessl to Chief Investment Officer within its international investment team.

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AFIG Funds promotes Le Bouder to MD

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-03-23

The Advanced Finance & Investment Group (AFIG Funds) has announced the promotion of Stéphane Le Bouder to Managing Director.

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OPIC names Webb VP for SFI

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-03-21

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US Government’s development finance institution, has appointed Tracey Webb as OPIC’s Vice President for Structured Finance and Insurance (SFI).

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Fuller and Vettivetpillai join AVCA

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-03-21

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has appointed Vicki Fuller, Chief Investment Officer of the New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYCRF), to its Advisory Council.

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Standard Bank Offshore Group appoints new CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-03-15

Standard Bank Group, the largest African banking group by assets, has appointed Will Thorp as Chief Executive Officer of its Offshore Group, subject to regulatory approval.

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Freshfields strengthens Africa practice

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-03-09

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has promoted London-based Gabriel Mpubani and Dubai-based Rob Cant in a move that further strengthens its Africa practice.

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Actis to sell EMP to Network International

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-03-02

Actis, a growth markets investor, has confirmed an agreement to sell Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), Africa and the Middle East payments business, to Network International, a provider of payment solutions in the Middle East.

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Deutsche Bank appoints Al Kishi as CEO for MEA

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-02-22

Deutsche Bank has appointed Jamal Al Kishi as Chief Executive Officer, Middle East and Africa with immediate effect, replacing Ashok Aram who has previously announced his relocation to Frankfurt as CEO of Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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Ecobank promotes Adje to MD of CESA region

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-02-16

Ecobank Group has appointed Samuel Ashitey Adjei, the current Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana, as Managing Director for the Group’s recently combined region, Central, Eastern, and Southern African (CESA) countries.

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EMPEA appoints Roux as Chair of Africa Council

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-02-10

EMPEA, a global industry association for private capital in emerging markets, has appointed André Roux to serve as a Senior Advisor to the organization and Chair of its Africa Council.

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Dawson replaces Benz as PIMCO’s EMEA Head

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-02-03

PIMCO, a global investment management firm, has named Craig Dawson as Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, replacing Bill Benz who is retiring at the end of June 2016.

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Group CEO Rees retires from StanChart

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-01-20

Standard Chartered has announced that Mike Rees (aged 59), Deputy Group Chief Executive has made a decision to retire from the Group after 26 years.

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Mcllroy leaves Alquity Africa Fund

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-01-18

Alquity has announced the departure of David McIlroy, who has been managing the Alquity Africa Fund since its inception in 2010.

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Carlyle announces senior promotions

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-01-12

The Carlyle Group has promoted Bruce Steen to Principal/Director of Sub-Saharan Africa Fund, based in Johannesburg, and Stephen Guillette to Partner, Emerging Markets, based in New York.

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Ontario Teachers’ hires Graven Larsen as CIO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-01-11

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers') has appointed Bjarne Graven Larsen as Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, effective February 1, 2016.

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Ehret joins PineBridge as CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-01-09

PineBridge Investments, a global multi-asset class investment manager, has appointed Gregory A. Ehret as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 25, 2016.

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CEO Kleiterp to resign from FMO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-01-08

FMO's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board, Nanno Kleiterp, has announced his departure from the Dutch development bank.

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AFC appoints Johnson as CRO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2016-01-05

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a development finance institution for infrastructure projects in Africa, has appointed David Johnson to take up the position of Chief Risk Officer for the Corporation.

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Anthemis appoints Young as director

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-12-07

Anthemis Group, a financial services investment and advisory firm, has announced that Erica Young has joined the group as Director, based in London.

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IFC names Le Houérou new CEO and Executive VP

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-11-19

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development institution focused on private sector development, has named Philippe Le Houérou as new Executive Vice President and CEO.

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ACA appoints Odu as CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-11-18

African Capital Alliance has appointed Cyril Odu as its new CEO, following Okey Enelamah resignation as CEO of ACA after 18 years of service to the firm.

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Erasmus joins Maitland as Non-Executive Director

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-11-17

Maitland, a global advisory and fund administration firm, has appointed Maureen Erasmus to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, following confirmation by shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting.

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IMF’s Chief of Investment Unit joins Nigerian PE firm

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-11-16

CBO Investment Management, a Nigeria based investment management firm focused on African private equity, has appointed Gary Steinberg as the Head of its Advisory board and a member of the Investment Committee.

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responsAbility’s CEO Tischhauser resigns

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-11-16

responsAbility Investments, the largest private provider of microfinance investments worldwide, has announced the departure of its CEO and co-founder Klaus Tischhauser at the end of 2015.

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Catalyst expands investment advisory team

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-11-05

East Africa focused private equity firm, Catalyst Principal Partners has appointed Jim Seymour as a member of its board of Senior Advisors, and Andrew Reicher as Chairman of its Investment Committee.

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Northern Trust hires MD for EMEA

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-10-30

Northern Trust Asset Management has appointed Hazel McNeilage as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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Scipion makes senior hires to further boost growth

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-10-26

Scipion Capital, an investment manager specializing in self-liquidating short-term commodity trade finance, has made three new senior hires to further strengthen its legal division, on-the-ground operations and corporate governance.

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KPMG South Africa appoints Rudnicki to head PE

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-10-22

KPMG in South Africa has announced the appointment of Michael Rudnicki as the Head of Private Equity (PE), following Warren Watkins’ decision to pursue other interests within the firm.

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GIIN hires Balloch as COO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-10-06

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, has appointed Susan Balloch as its new Chief Operating Officer.

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Standard Bank Offshore appoints Peake as CFO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-09-14

Standard Bank has appointed Jonathan Peake as Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for the Finance and Treasury teams across the group’s offshore business in Jersey, Isle of Man and Mauritius.

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Cattaneo to lead EAIF's growth drive

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-09-09

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group, has appointed Emilio Cattaneo as its first Executive Director.

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Buchanan joins Maitland from Catalyst

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-09-08

Maitland, a global third-party fund administrator, has recently appointed Charles Buchanan as Senior Business Development Manager for Africa.

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AfDB welcomes Adesina as new President

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-09-01

Former Nigeria Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina formally assumed office as the 8th elected President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

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EMPEA appoints Kassum as Senior Advisor

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-08-25

EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets, has appointed Jamil Kassum to serve as Senior Advisor to the organization.

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Phatisa hires ESG manager

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-08-03

Phatisa, a private equity fund manager, has appointed Robert Kruger as SEMS Manager, bringing along over a decade’s worth of ESG experience.

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Ellis returns to O’Melveny

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-07-29

O’Melveny & Myers has announced that Eve Ellis will return to the firm’s London office as a partner in the Investment Funds Practice Group as of October 8, 2015.

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Oteh joins World Bank as VP and Treasurer

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-07-27

The World Bank has appointed former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria, Arunma Oteh as Vice President and Treasurer, effective September 28, 2015.

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MIGA hires Finkelston as VP and COO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-07-23

The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group, has appointed Karin Finkelston as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

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Intel Capital’s executive VP Sodhani retires

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-07-17

Intel Capital, Intel's strategic investment arm, has announced that Arvind Sodhani, executive vice president of Intel Corporation and president of Intel Capital, will retire after 34 years in the business.

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KKR hires Lafont to push Africa operations

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-07-06

KKR, a global investment firm, has appointed Dominique Lafont, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Bolloré Africa Logistics, as a Senior Advisor to the firm, effective immediately.

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Willkie hires Wifa as partner

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-06-25

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired Solomon Wifa as partner in London office, as the firm expands its asset management practice.

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Ecobank names Ayeyemi new Group CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-06-08

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (Ecobank), parent company of the Ecobank Group, a pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, has appointed Ade Ayeyemi as its new Group Chief Executive Officer, effective September,1 2015.

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ESRF appoints Kida as Executive Director

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-05-04

The Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), a non-profit institution for research and policy analysis, has appointed Dr. Tausi Mbaga Kida as the new Executive Director of the Foundation.

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Mayhew joins RJO UK as Head of Grains & Oilseeds for EMEA region

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-04-18

Chicago-based R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the US, has announced that Richard Mayhew has joined its affiliate R.J. O’Brien (UK) as Senior Vice President, Head of Grains & Oilseeds, EMEA.

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StanChart’s Group CEO steps down

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-04-02

Standard Chartered’s Group Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas, Viswanathan Shankar has resigned from the Group after 13 years in various executive roles to start a private equity firm.

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Carlyle promotes two MDs to senior investment roles

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-03-23

The Carlyle Group has named Managing Director Brian Bernasek as Head of the Global Industrial and Transportation team, and Managing Director Stephen Wise as Co-Head of the Global Healthcare team, with immediate effect.

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Mergence makes senior infrastructure hire

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-03-18

Mergence Investment Managers has appointed Kasief Isaacs as portfolio manager responsible for infrastructure equity investments, in a move set to significantly boost the house’s existing specialization in infrastructure and impact investing.

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ECP hires Owodunni as MD

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-03-10

Emerging Capital Partners has appointed Oluwaseyi Owodunni as Managing Director of its Nigeria office, based in Lagos.

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Laibach joins DEG's Management Board

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-02-25

Christiane Laibach has assumed office as member of the Management Board of German development finance institution, DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, with effect from February 15, 2015.

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Aventicum appoints MENA & Frontier Markets head

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-02-07

Aventicum Capital Management has appointed Habib Oueijan as the Head of Aventicum MENA & Frontier Markets based in Doha and operating under Aventicum Capital Management (Qatar).

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Bouri joins GIIN as CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-01-14

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, has appointed Amit Bouri as its chief executive officer, following a global search process.

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PRI hires new Head of Africa Network

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-01-14

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has hired Adrian Bertrand as Head of Africa, Networks & Global Outreach, commencing in February.

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Carlyle names Kiser CIO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-01-08

The Carlyle Group has hired Georgette Kiser as Managing Director and Chief Information Officer (CIO), commencing on February 2, 2015.

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Standard Chartered in hunt for new CRO and CIO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-01-08

Standard Chartered has announced the retirement of Richard Goulding as Chief Risk Officer and Jan Verplancke as Chief Information Officer and Group Head of Technology and Operations from the Group, and as Directors of the Court of Standard Chartered Bank.

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Lodge departs Fund Advisers

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2015-01-08

Fund Advisers, an independent financial consultancy with global operations, has announced the departure of its Managing Director Spencer Lodge.

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PIC promotes Matjila to CEO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-12-12

South Africa’s Public Investment Corporation has promoted its chief investment officer Daniel Matjila to chief executive officer.

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Novare Holdings makes new appointments

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-12-09

Novare Holdings, a diversified African financial services group, has announced new appointments at two of its subsidiaries, Novare Capital and Novare Wealth.

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SAVCA appoints new chairman

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-12-04

The board of directors of the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has appointed Dave Stadler as its new chairman.

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Reid joins CDC as CIO

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-11-12

CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has appointed Frances Reid to the newly created role of Chief Investment Officer. 

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PAC-DBIA appoints 15 members

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-11-05

The newly established U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) has appointed 15 members, representing small, medium, and large companies from a variety of industry sectors, to advise the President, through the Secretary of Commerce, on strengthening commercial engagement between the US and Africa.

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SAVCA appoints new directors

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-10-29

The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) has announced two new appointments to its board of directors.

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PIC appoints Resources Head

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-10-15

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has appointed Sholto Dolamo to head its resources team.

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EMPEA makes senior hires

Author: Africa Global Funds | Date: 2014-09-03

EMPEA has appointed Randy Mitchell as Vice President, Strategic Engagement and Ann Marie Plubell as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs.

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