Luxembourg-based InsuResilience Investment Fund has agreed to acquire a 39.25% stake in Royal Exchange General Insurance Company, one of the largest non-life insurance companies in Nigeria.
IDG Capital, Sequoia China, Source Code Capital, Meituan-Dianping, GSR Ventures and Opera have invested $50m in OPay, a provider of a rapidly growing mobile payment service and consumer platform.
Investec Asset Management (IAM) has completed its first private equity investment in Egypt, by acquiring control of Spinneys Egypt, a rapidly growing supermarket chain.
Actis has assumed the management rights on Abraaj Private Equity Fund IV (APEF IV), a global buyout fund, and Abraaj Africa Fund III (AAF III), a fund for investment in Sub-Saharan Africa.
EXEO’s Agri-Vie Fund II, a private equity fund focused on food and agribusiness investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, has concluded the subscription for a significant minority shareholding in PPHL.
A responsAbility-managed energy holding company has acquired a 26% interest in Renewable Energy Holdings (REH), a South African based developer, owner and operator of run-of-river hydropower projects in Southern Africa.
Amethis has sold its stake in the Dislog Group, allowing Mouncef Belkhayat founder and majority shareholder to regain a controlling equity stake in the company in provision of a new investment cycle.
Coöperatief Climate Fund Managers (CFM) has announced the final close of Climate Investor One’s Stichting Development Fund and Coöperatief Construction Equity Fund at a combined $850m.
Consonance Investment Managers, with participation from TechStars Ventures, FINCA Ventures, and others, has invested $1m in a Nigerian healthtech company MDaas Global.
The uMunthu fund managed by Goodwell Investments, via its West Africa partner Alitheia Capital, has acquired a share in MAX.ng (MAX), an app-based motorcycle hailing in West Africa.
Velocity Capital has raised €105m for the FinTech Ventures Fund dedicated to backing early stage fintech companies that advance how people, businesses, and financial institutions grow economic opportunity.
Naspers Foundry, a South Africa-focused start-up funding initiative, has announced its first deal, with a R30m investment in SweepSouth, an online cleaning services platform that connects clients with trusted, reliable domestic cleaners.
Amethis has announced the final close of its second Pan-African fund, Amethis Fund II, which collected €375m from more than 70 investors in Europe and Africa, exceeding its initial target of €300m.
Ethos Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fund and co-investors have invested R200m in recently launched digital bank TymeBank, which is majority owned by African Rainbow Capital (ARC).