Gulf Capital, one of the leading alternative investment firms in the Middle East, has raised $175m (AED 644m) for the first closing of its second credit and mezzanine fund, Gulf Credit Opportunities Fund II.
Moringa, SICAR, a private equity investment vehicle dedicated to making investments in sustainable agroforestry projects in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America, has announced its final close at €84m.
The Investment Funds for Health in Africa (IFHA) has raised a total of $136.85m in the second closing from a diverse range of investors, including multinational companies, pension funds and development finance institutions.
CrossBoundary Energy has raised $8m in equity at the first close of CrossBoundary Energy Fund I, Africa’s first dedicated fund for commercial and industrial solar.
TLG Capital, a private equity firm focused on Sub-Saharan Africa, is targeting $150m for its new credit fund, according to Nicholas Hofgren, Advisory Board Member.
Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, has successfully raised its latest global fund, Warburg Pincus Private Equity XII, receiving commitments in excess of $12bn hard cap.
Bamboo Finance and Louis Dreyfus Holding have joined forces to launch and manage NISABA, a $50m impact investment fund focused on small- and medium-sized agribusiness enterprises (SMEs) in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P;), an impact investment group dedicated to African SMEs, has announced the first closing of IPDEV2, the first incubator and sponsor of African impact funds.
ACTIAM, a Netherlands based asset manager with a particular focus on sustainable investments, and the Dutch development bank FMO, have announced the final close of its ACTIAM-FMO SME Finance Fund at over €150m.
The Ascent Rift Valley Fund (ARVF) has reached its final close at $80m, significantly exceeding its original $60m target.
GroFin, an SME development financier, has launched the GroFin Small and Growing Businesses (SGB) Fund that aims to catalyze sustainable job creation through supporting small and growing businesses in Africa.
The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), a dedicated renewable energy fund focused on sub-Saharan Africa, has successfully reached its final close at its hard cap, with $200m of committed capital to support small- to medium-scale projects.
The Abraaj Group has announced the final close of its second dedicated North Africa private equity Fund at $375m.
Investec Asset Management has announced the final close of the Investec Africa Credit Opportunities Fund 1 at $226.5m, below its initial target of $350m.