Nurture Foods, EXEO Capital’s new food sector investment vehicle, has recently made its first investment in the Fairview Cheese Company, a South African cheese producer.
AfricInvest FIVE has co-led a $100m Series C financing round with existing investors Goodwell Investments and LUN Partners Group in MFS Africa, Africa’s largest digital payments network.
Ata Capital has completed a management buyout (MBO) of Respiratory Care Africa (RCA), a medical devices supplier, from South African healthcare group Ascendis Health.
Vostok New Ventures (VNV) and Endure Capital have co-led a $26m Series A investment round in Breadfast, Egypt’s grocery delivery platform.
UK-based LocalGlobe has led a $1.4m seed round into Eden Life, Africa’s first home services app for scheduling food, laundry and cleaning services.
Inspired Evolution via its Evolution II Fund has led a $15m financing round in d.light, a leading innovator of solar, lighting and sustainable products.
Leadway Assurance, Trium Networks and a number of Nigerian HNIs have participated in an oversubscribed seed round of $3.1m (N1.3bn) into Sparkle, a mobile-first digital bank that provides financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe.
Adenia Partners has acquired a majority stake in Altilands, the parent company of Red Lands Roses, a grower of premium fresh-cut roses in Kenya.
Egypt-based Fawry and wider consortium of Western venture capital firms have invested $5m in alsoug, the largest digital classifieds and marketplace in Sudan.
The Futuregrowth Community Property Fund (Comprop) has acquired two prime shopping centres, King Senzangakhona Shopping Centre and Murchison Mall, from two listed REITs.
One Thousand & One Voices (1K1V) has announced a R200m (approximately $13.5m) investment in a minority stake in Digital Ecosystems (DigiCo), an investment holding company that provides integrated technology services to the telecommunications sector, as well as various SaaS platforms.
ARPF, a Mauritian private equity fund advised by London-based ARCH Emerging Markets Partners, has provided $2.5 in convertible note financing to Sun Exchange, a crowd-based global solar leasing platform
Softbank Vision Fund 2 has led a Series E $200m investment in Andela, a global network for remote engineering talent, that values the company at $1.5bn
Alitheia IDF, a private equity fund that identifies, invests in, and grows SMEs, has led a $3m Series A investment round in ReelFruit, a premium dried fruit company in Nigeria.