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.
CDG Capital Private Equity, a growth equity investor in Morocco, has acquired a minority interest in Group Oncorad, a private healthcare provider focused on oncology and radiology.
Britam Financial Holdings has approved an anchor investment in Tiserin Capital, Africa’s first south-south private equity fund that seeks to transform local industries by weaving partnerships between African companies and leading companies from Emerging Asia and Latin America.