Agri-Vie Fund II, a private equity fund focused on food and agribusiness investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, has acquired a 36,5% stake in South African FMCG manufacturer, Jumbo Brands.
Adenia Partners, a private equity firm investing in Sub-Saharan Africa, has announced that on December 5 2018, it completed an investment in Tumaini Self Service through a special purpose vehicle, Sokoni Retail Kenya.
South African venture capital firm Kalon Venture Partners has invested R10m in local property tech platform Flow, an app that rewards tenants for good behaviour.
Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG Funds), through AFIG Fund II, has completed an investment in NEM Insurance, by acquiring 29.9% of the company's shares from some existing shareholders.
Goodwell Investments has acquired an undisclosed stake in Copia, a promising e-commerce business that specialises in supplying products and services to currently underserved consumers in rural Kenya.
SunFunder - led consortium has closed a $9m receivables financing facility with Kampala-based off-grid solar company SolarNow.
The SEAF Morocco Growth Fund (SMGF), an investment fund that invests in high-growth, innovative companies based in Morocco, has made its second investment in eDukaty.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has acquired through its African Infrastructure Investment Fund 3 (AIIF3) a minority stake in BBOXX’s operations in East Africa, as part of a $31m investment plan.
XSML, a fund manager active in Central & East Africa, has made a follow-on investment in Maison Galaxy, a retail chain based in Kinshasa, DRC.
Arise has received approval from the Central Bank of Mozambique to acquire a 29.5% stake in Moza Banco, a locally owned bank, through a subscription of new shares.
Africa-focused private equity firm, ECP, has acquired a majority stake in Artcaffé Coffee and Bakery (Artcaffé), a restaurant group operating in Kenya, for an undisclosed amount.
CDG Capital Private Equity, a private equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs in Morocco, has acquired a stake in Trarem Afrique, a manufacturer and distributor of office furniture in Morocco.
AfricInvest and Catalyst Principal Partners, a pan-African and regional private equity firms, have invested in Prime Bank through AfricInvest Azure, a special purpose vehicle formed by AfricInvest and Catalyst Fund II.
The Carlyle Group has agreed to invest $40m in Wakanow, an online travel agency focused on West and East Africa, with principal operations in Nigeria.