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    African venture capital deals on the rise

    Early-stage investing in Africa touched record highs in with a quadrupling of deal values and a strengthening in volumes The industry last year attracted million in the year over four-times invested ...

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    SAVCA names new CEO

    The South African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association SAVCA has brought in Tanya van Lill to take over as chief executive officer CEO She starts in the role on March ...

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    Top 20 Funds to Watch in 2017

    Fundraising for Africa is set for a busy year following a challenging with a number of expected fund launches and closes Private Equity Africa reviews some of the key vehicles to ...

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    Sombre year for African fundraising

    Africa experienced the biggest drop in fundraising in leading the plummet across emerging markets The US and Middle East remained steady with Europe emerging as a sole winner in a year ...

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    SSA deals surpass $3bn in 2016

    Dealmakers delivered over billion in Sub-Saharan Africa SSA deals in despite choppy waters according to preliminary industry data Private Equity Africa places the value at over billion counting in deals with ...

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    SSA attracts most impact investors

    Sub-Saharan Africa SSA has attracted the most impact investors globally according to recent research from the Global Impact Investing Network GIIN About of those polled in the GIIN survey said they ...

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    KKR’s Akinola joins ex Carlyle Africa head’s new firm

    KKR Africa director Kayode Akinola has left his role at the firm to join ex-Carlyle co-head of Africa Marlon Chigwende on a new investment firm Arkana Partners Akinola has been named ...

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    OPIC funds head to depart

    The Overseas Private Investment Corporation OPIC vice president and head of investment funds Brooks Preston is set to step down from his role by end of January Lynn Nguyen OPIC s ...

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    OPIC Africa fund commitments hit $1bn

    Overseas Private Investment Corporation OPIC funds portfolio has its largest commitment to Africa-focused vehicles at billion - as the development financier looks to grow its footprint across the continent The Africa ...

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    CDC sets up corporate debt platform

    CDC has set up a corporate debt platform to bolster its deals in the structured finance and mezzanine credit space The platform is part of three sub-units that have been set ...

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