One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V), a private family capital fund backed exclusively by industry-leading families from around the globe, has invested in Pay At Holdings Proprietary (Pay@), a payments aggregator based in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Africa Healthcare Fund / Asia Africa Investment & Consulting (AAIC), an Africa focused healthcare investment firm, and Polaris Partners, a global venture capital firm, have invested in Africa Healthcare Network in a Series A investment round.
Wendel has agreed to sell its 40% holding in PlaYce (formerly SGI Africa) to CFAO for net proceeds of €32.2m, following an initial investment of €25.3m at the end of July 2016.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has signed a $27m loan to Kikagati Power Company Ltd (KPCL), which is building a 14MW run-of-the-river hydro electricity generating station at Kikagati on the Kagera River.
While private equity has historically been more prevalent in Africa than private credit, the latter encompasses a range of strategies that can provide attractive alternative financing options for African small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
NBK Capital Partners has advised on the acquisition of 100% of King Integrated American School (KIAS), located in the fast-growing King Mariut area within Alexandria, Egypt.
Development Partners International has invested $35m in International Facilities Services (IFS), a facilities management specialist in Africa.
GreatPoint Ventures and Samsung NEXT have invested $12m in a Series A round in RapidDeploy, a South African provider of cloud-based software for public safety officials that reduces emergency response times and improve situational awareness.
CDG Capital Private Equity has invested in SCE Chemicals, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals, fertilizers and other chemical inputs for industrial clients in Morocco and abroad.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development has launched a €200m impact fund to scale agribusiness in developing countries.
Investisseurs & Partenaires, has announced the intermediate closing of its fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE 2), bringing the fund’s investment capacity to €75m.
Amethis has announced an intermediary closing of its second Pan-African fund, Amethis Fund II, with €305m in commitments, exceeding its initial target of €300m.
Partech has announced the final closing of its Partech Africa fund at €125m ($143m) more than double the size of its first closing a year ago at €57m ($70m).
Britam Asset Managers has invested Kes1.4bn in Everstrong Capital, a private equity firm that invests in energy assets in Africa, in a bid to diversify and grow its investment portfolio.