Adiwale Fund I and Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), through its fund IPAE 2, have acquired a majority stake in VRS Africa.
DOB Equity has led a $3m seed funding round in Power Financial Wellness (Power), a Kenya-based financial technology provider.
FoodLabs has led a $1.5m investment in foodtech startup Terraa, which was the largest pre-seed investment round in Morocco.
Spear Capital has concluded an investment deal with Greenwave Milling, a manufacturer and distributor of quality high-value basic commodities throughout Zimbabwe.
SC Ventures, Standard Chartered’s innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm has partnered with Yabx, a company incubated by Comviva and part of the Mahindra Group, to address a deep-rooted need for responsible consumer finance in Africa.
STANLIB Infrastructure Fund II has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the 258 MW Upington Solar Power complex from two Norwegian investors, Scatec and Norfund.
Phatisa has acquired a significant minority stake in MHL International Holdings (MHL), a printing and packaging group in sub-Saharan Africa.
Sanlam Private Equity (SPE), has acquired a controlling stake in SkipWaste, a provider of integrated waste management solutions to commercial, industrial and retail clients primarily in Gauteng. SPE, a division of Sanlam Investments, made the acquisition through its new private equity fund, SPE Mid-Market Fund I.
Aruwa Capital Management, an early-stage growth equity and gender lens fund investing in Nigeria and Ghana has made a follow-on investment in AgroEknor International, a fast-growing hibiscus flower exporter and wellness brand.
The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) has announced a €25m finance facility to Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE), which will build a 44MW hydro electricity generation plant on the Bandama River near the village of Singrobo in Côte d’Ivoire.
Catalyst Fund has announced a $2m investment into 10 startups building solutions to improve the resilience of climate-vulnerable communities in Africa.
The Futuregrowth Community Property Fund (Comprop) has acquired KG Mall, which brings the Comprop portfolio to 23 shopping centres, with a total gross lettable area of more than 392 000 meters squared valued in excess of R6.6bn.
Nclude has led a a $3m seed round in OneOrder, the MENA-based fintech-enabled restaurant management platform providing food supplies to hotels, restaurants and cafes.
ADP III, a fund advised by Development Partners International (DPI), and funds advised by Fireball Capital, have co-led an investment in Ukheshe International, a fintech enablement partner with an expanding footprint in key emerging markets globally.