Wednesday, June 3, 2020

I&P in Madagascar deal

Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) has invested an undisclosed amount into Ultramaille, a consumer goods manufacturer based in Madagascar. The small-cap deal has been structured through...

Kinnevik backs iROKO’s Francophone expansion

Kinnevik has backed Nigeria-based consumer entertainment company iROKO Partners’ $19 million expansion into Africa’s Francophone region. The expansion is being led by Canal+, a television...

Silverfleet exits to Aberdeen portfolio

Silverfleet Capital has exited its retailer Office to South Africa-based Truworths International, a company owned by Aberdeen Asset Management. The deal values Office at approximately...

Rocket & Kinnevik in $148m Jumia deal

Rocket Internet and Kinnevik have backed a deal to invest $148 million (€120million) in their Egypt-based ecommerce portfolio company Jumia. The company is also...

ACA invests in Filmhouse

African Capital Alliance (ACA) has backed an early-stage investment into Nigeria-based consumer entertainment company Filmhouse Cinemas, and its movie production subsidiary FilmOne Distribution. The...

ARM Capital backs $9.5m Boulos deal

ARM Capital Partners has backed a $9.5 million early-stage investment into Boulos Foods & Beverages, a consumer foods producer based in Nigeria. ARM Capital is...

Fusion buys 40% of Xtra Publishing

Fusion Capital has sealed an early-stage deal to invest an undisclosed amount into Kenya-based information provider Xtra Publishing, acquiring 40% of the company. Xtra Publishing...

Food & drinks flavour Q1 dealmaking (Exclusive)

Deal-making volumes in the first quarter of 2014 have signalled a healthy start to the year, with a significant spike in food and drink...

Velocity in $56m plans

Velocity Capital Group group has been in talks to raise financing for its Ethiopia-based agribusiness Velocity Dairy, to fund its $56milion (€45million) expansion plans.

ESGs boost exits

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) improvements are key to positioning a private equity company for strong exit prospects, according to recent research.