Enza Capital, Oikocredit and Partech Africa have co-led a $14m equity investment round in Djamo, a Y Combinator-backed fintech building the leading personal finance company in Francophone Africa.
AIIM, Africa’s largest dedicated infrastructure private equity manager, has committed to invest $34m into Kenya’s Road Annuity Programme through its pan-African AIIF4 Fund.
Goodwell Investments has launched uMunthu II, aiming to raise €150m to finance innovative, scalable, small and medium-sized businesses that improve the access and affordability of basic goods and services for un(der)served consumers in Africa.
The Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI) has signed its first transaction in the commercial and industrial solar market, acting as lead arranger for a $33.4m multi-country facility for Solarise Africa’s subsidiaries in Africa.
Global technology investors Flexcap Ventures and revered founder/CEO of Infoscout, Jared Schreiber, have led a $32m series A round of equity & debt in Ramani, an African software company.
ROX Equity Partners, a UK based private equity company, has acquired SilverBridge, a South African financial services technology provider
Norsad Capital has provided Central Africa Building Society (CABS) Zimbabwe, a member of the Old Mutual Group, a $10m medium-term credit facility to support the bank’s growth strategy.
adumo, an independent payments processor operating across Sub-Saharan Africa, has successfully raised R190 million to increase its shareholding and control in some of its recent acquisitions.
The Executives of Ethos’ Mid Market Fund and Ethos Private Equity said that the mid-market team is spinning out, to form a new independent private equity fund manager – Infinite Partners.
Biometrics tech firm iiDENTIFii has raised $15m in a growth capital round led by African investment company Arise, whose investors include Rabobank Partnerships, Norfund, NorFinance and FMO.
Actis, through its holding company Actis Golf Nigeria (AGN), has received regulatory approval to exit its investment in Sigma Pensions, a Nigerian Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) to First Ally Asset Management, a Lagos-headquartered asset manager and First Guarantee Pensions (FGP), a subsidiary of Access Holdings.
Mediterrania Capital Partners, a Private Equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North Africa and Sub-Saharan countries, has exited Groupe Scolaire René Descartes (GSRD), a private educational group headquartered in Tunis and specialising in providing international accredited and homologated teaching programmesfrom pre-primary school to high school.
CommerzVentures, Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP), and Arzan Venture Capital, have led a $31m Series B investment round in Money Fellows, an Egyptian fintech platform.
Sanabil Investments, a wholly owned company by Public Investment Fund, has led a $40m Series A investment round in Classera, a global EdTech e-learning company focused on emerging markets.