Advanced Finance & Investment Group (AFIG Funds), an African private equity fund manager, has appointed Thiaba Camara Sy as Chief Operating Officer and Olga Lawson as Director.
Pan African private equity firm Development Partners International (DPI), has appointed Takudzwa Mutasa as Principal.
The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has strengthened its leadership as Paul Botha, Founder and CEO at Metier and Danladi Verheijen, Managing Director at Verod Capital Management join its Board of Directors.
IFC Asset Management Company (AMC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of IFC that raises and manages third-party capital for investment in IFC member countries, has appointed Marcos Brujis as its new CEO.
EMPEA’s President and CEO, Robert van Zwieten will be stepping down after four and a half years of dedicated service, effective November 5, 2017.
Mergence Investment Managers has appointed Nandipha Kenqa as Risk Manager: Unlisted Investments and Ntsiki Ndzima as Business Development Manager.
Exotix Capital, a specialist Frontier and Emerging Markets investment bank, has announced three senior hires, effective immediately.
Goodwell Investments has hired Berg De Bleecker as Investor Relations Director.
Exotix Capital, a specialist Frontier and Emerging Markets investment bank, has appointed Christopher Dielmann, formerly Research Analyst in the International Monetary Fund’s Strategy, Policy & Review Department.
The Carlyle Group has named Idris Mohammed as Managing Director on the firm’s Sub-Saharan African fund team (CSSAF), effective immediately.
The Abraaj Group, an investor operating in global growth markets, has appointed former diplomat Kito de Boer as Managing Partner.
The Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA), the industry body and public policy advocate for private equity and venture capital in the region, has appointed four new directors to its board.
SANNE, a global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration and reporting services, has strengthened its Alternative Assets business with a senior appointment.
Liquidnet, a global institutional trading network, has appointed Patrick Strobel as Head of Technology for EMEA.