Inside Equity Fund has committed to invest an initial $3.75m in Technopet as part of the company’s $10m+ investment plan over the next 2-3 years to expand its PET preforms production capacity.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has lent the Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) $40m over 14 years, as part of a $750m debt package being led by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
Apis Growth Fund I, a private equity fund managed by Apis Partners, and Crossfin Technology Holdings, a fintech investment company, have acquired Sureswipe, a South African card payment acceptance company.
DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has invested in Zanrec to expand the company’s growth and to widen its range of commercial solutions in waste collection, recycling and awareness in Zanzibar.
AfricInvest, with participation from Endeavor Catalyst, a New York-based co-investment fund under Endeavor, has invested $7m in Series A funding in InstaDeep, an enterprise AI startup.
The Rise Fund, a global impact investment fund managed by TPG Growth, has invested in Zipline, a provider of next-generation, precision drone delivery for healthcare services.
XSML through its African Rivers Fund, has invested in SOS Médecins de Nuit (MDN), a healthcare clinic based in Kinshasa, DRC.
DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has invested in Jibu Tanzania, a regional producer and distributor of clean drinking water.
Investec Africa Private Equity Fund 2 (IAPEF2) has completed a follow-on growth equity investment in its portfolio company - wiGroup, a mobile-transacting software provider.
Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, has invested in SafeBoda, a major African ride hailing platform that also offers various on-demand consumer and payment services, based in Kampala, Uganda.
APQ Global, an emerging markets investment firm with a focus on Asia, Latin America, Emerging Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has acquired New Markets Media & Intelligence.
The Mergence group has acquired a controlling stake in Cadiz Corporate Solutions, with the team rebranded under the name Mergence Corporate Solutions, with a presence in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
The German Investment and Asset Management company KGAL New Frontiers (KNF) has acquired a 22% share of SunErgy AS, a Norwegian company delivering innovative solar power infrastructure in emerging markets, through a private placement.
African Rainbow Capital (ARC) has acquired a majority shareholding in QED, the largest independent actuarial advisory business in Africa, for an undisclosed amount.