Steinhoff International, a South African-based international retail holding company, has agreed to acquire Tekkie Town, South Africa’s largest specialist footwear retailer, from a private equity firm Actis.
Rockwood Fund I, a R4.5bn South African leveraged buyout fund managed by Rockwood Private Equity, and Thebe Investment Corporation have exited Safripol to KAP Industrial Holdings for an equity value of R4.1bn ($310m).
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) has announced the successful sale of investments in three privately-concessioned toll roads in Southern Africa, to a consortium of largely existing investors including Public Investment Corporation, Liberty Group, Old Mutual and Africa Finance Corporation.
South African private equity firm Ethos has announced a divestment from Brandcorp Holdings, a distributor of industrial and consumer products, to the Bidvest Group.
MCB Equity Fund has successfully exited Speedy, an automotive fast-fit services in France to Bridgestone EMEA, a subsidiary of the Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation.
Belelani Capital, a Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) company, has acquired a 24% shareholding in Pareto (Pareto Limited and Business Venture Investments No. 1360) from the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF).
The Abraaj Group has successfully exited its investment in a Tunisian pharmaceutical company Unité de fabrication de médicaments (Unimed), through an IPO on the Tunis Stock Exchange.
Fusion Capital has successfully exited its residential development in Athi River, Machakos County, realizing 2x return for investors.
MENA Infrastructure, an infrastructure fund manager focused on the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey region, has sold its 30% stake in Egypt-based port terminal operator Alexandria International Container Terminal (AICT) to global port investor Hutchison Port Holdings.
Helios Investment Partners, Pembani Group, First City Monument Bank and other minority shareholders have agreed the sale of Helios Towers Nigeria (HTN), a tower company in Nigeria, to IHS Towers (IHS), the largest telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
Actis, a growth markets investor, has confirmed an agreement to sell Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), Africa and the Middle East payments business, to Network International, a provider of payment solutions in the Middle East.
Qalaa Holdings’ Finance Unlimited subsidiary has announced plans to divest its 70% ownership stake in Tanmeyah Microenterprise Services, a private-sector provider of microfinance solutions in the Egyptian market, to EFG Hermes.
Helios Investment Partners has partially exited its stake in Equity Group Holdings, Kenya’s banking group, to the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) and NorFinance, a joint venture investment company between Norfund and Norwegian private investors.
Ethos, a South African private equity investor, has sold its entire stake in a niche technology company, CQS Investment Holdings (CQS) to JSE-listed Adapt IT, an information technology services and specialised solutions provider, for R216.81m.