Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Specialist investor in Senegal deal

A specialist investor has injected approximately $0.4 million (FCFA216 million) into an industrials company based in Senegal. Women’s Investment Club...

Funds

First-time GP targets 2021 final close

Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs Africa (E4E) is working on plans to touch final close on its maiden country-focused early-stage vehicle by the fourth quarter of...

TLcom fund c50% deployed

GP attracts new LP

People

Persistent hires from responsAbility

Persistent Energy Capital has brought in responsAbility Investments’ Juan Pedro Coello de Portugal as fundraising, research and marketing manager – a newly created role.

IFC head to step down

Analysis

DFC sets up $4bn COVID liquidity platform

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has launched a $4 billion coronavirus disease...

Data & Intelligence

CDC keeps Africa funds allocations on par

CDC’s commitments to Africa-focused funds have largely stayed on par, as the development...

Dutch LP backs 12 funds

SSA tops business reforms