HAVAÍC has announced a $500,000 investment in FinAccess, an East African headquartered software solutions provider that digitises community banks or SACCOs (Savings & Credit Cooperative Organisations) and farming co-operatives (co-ops) in the region.
InfraCo Africa has made a $43m anchor investment into Climate, Energy Access and Resilience (CLEAR), a climate-focused fund advised by Helios Investment Partners (Helios).
Apis Growth Fund I, a private equity fund managed by Apis Partners, has agreed to sell the whole of its interest in South African SME Financing company Retail Capital to TymeBank.
Actis, a global investor in sustainable infrastructure, has recently concluded a first close of its real estate fund, Actis West Africa REIF( NREIF) at $45m.
AfricInvest, a multi-asset investment platform in Africa and global venture capital firm Cathay Innovation, have completed the final close of their joint Pan-African Venture fund, Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund [CAIF], at €110m.
InfraCo Africa has signed an agreement with Savenda Capital committing $2b towards construction of the ZAMBIAFresh Lusaka Market in Zambia’s capital.
Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers dedicated to impact investing, has acquired 100% of SunFunder, a private debt management company that finances renewable energy projects in Africa and Asia.
FMO, the Dutch entrepreneurial development bank, has signed a NASIRA portfolio guarantee for $15m in local currency for its existing customer I&M Bank in Kenya.
Infra Impact Mid-Market Infrastructure Fund 1, managed by Infra Impact Investment Managers, has acquired a significant minority stake in Cybersmart, a South African Internet Service Provider and Fibre Network Owner.
Tanmeyah for Microfinance Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EFG Hermes Holding and Egypt’s provider of microfinance solutions, has acquired Fatura Netherlands.
PAPE Fund 3, a mid-market South African private equity fund, has acquired an equity interest in Entersekt, a global leader in device identity and payment authentication.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has acquired, through its IDEAS Managed Fund (IDEAS), majority stakes in three new solar power plants in South Africa.
Naspers, through its early-stage tech investment vehicle Naspers Foundry, has made a R40m ($2.5m) investment in Nile, a South African agritech company that connects farmers to buyers of fresh produce.
DOB Equity, Launch Africa and Founders Factory Africa have invested in Zuri Health, the digital healthcare company which provides affordable healthcare via mobile.