DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has made a further investment in Mr. Green Africa (MGA), the Nairobi based recycler and recycled plastics supplier.
The Vumela Fund has provided a significant debt facility to Letsema Consulting and Advisory, a South African management consulting firm.
EXEO Capital (EXEO), together with Stellenbosch Graduate Institute (SGI) – a specialist provider of online higher education, have acquired Pearson Institute of Higher Education (PIHE).
East African energy impact fund KawiSafi Ventures has led a Series B investment round in Angaza, a technology provider enabling consumer access to essential products in emerging markets.
Climate Investor Two (CI2), managed by Climate Fund Managers (CFM), Kelp Blue and the Namibia Infrastructure Development and Investment Fund (NIDIF), managed by Eos Capital, have partnered for the commercial development of the world’s first large- scale kelp farm.
Secha Capital Partners has announced the first close of its second fund, Secha Capital Impact, a Southern Africa early-stage operations-focused impact private equity fund.
Actis has agreed to acquire a controlling interest in Octotel, a fibre-to-the-home operator in South Africa for an enterprise value of ZAR2.3bn ($140m).
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) through its IDEAS Managed Fund has invested in Phakwe Group to become the 90%-owner of Witkop Solar Park, a 30MW solar PV facility located in the Limpopo province, South Africa.
Mediterrania Capital Partners’ portfolio company Akdital Holding has opened a new oncology department providing diagnostic and treatment services at the Casablanca Ain Sbaâ private hospital in the Hay Mohammadi Ain Sbaâ prefecture.
Kalon Venture Partners, IDF Capital and an unnamed investor, have invested an undisclosed amount in Carscan, a South African technology startup in the automotive industry.
TLG Capital via its Credit Opportunities Fund (COF) has acquired a 49% stake in Opportunity Bank Uganda (OBU), a tier 1 commercial bank with 23 branches and 22 ATM points across Uganda.
Bpifrance and Proparco have announced the first closing of Averroès Africa, their fourth fund-of-funds (FoF) for Africa, at €55m with a target size of €100m.
Eos Capital, a Namibian private equity fund manager, has launched its third fund - the Euphrates Agriculture Fund, which aims to facilitate the industrialization of the agriculture sector, deliver social impact and provide medium term returns to investors.
Greenlight Planet, the largest provider of solar-powered home energy products in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, has secured $90m in new funding to expand its Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) solar consumer financing business and consolidate its debt portfolio.