Japanese player hits 1st close on Africa fund

Japan-based investor, Asia Africa Investment and Consulting (AAIC) has touched first close on its sophomore Africa-focused fund. The investor...

VC investor beats target by 50%

US-based HOF Capital has sailed to final close its sophomore emerging markets-focused venture capital vehicle, beating its target by 50%. The investor...

SA GP closes fund on target

A South Africa-based fund manager has touched final close on its Africa-focused specialist vehicle, bringing in the exact amount of capital it...

Specialist player closes fund 90% above target

Endeavor South Africa has sailed to close its sophomore specialist vehicle, beating its final close target by 90%. The...

VC investor attracts new LP

Ventures Platform Fund is set to get a commitment from a US-based development finance institution to its Africa-focused early-stage vehicle.

US investor hits 1st close on Africa FoF

A US-based investor has touched first close on its country-focused fund-of-funds (FoF) that will look to back small-cap funds across Egypt.

VC investor closes fund at $1.4bn

US-based specialist early-stage investor Left Lane Capital has brought in $1.4 billion for the final close of its sophomore global-focused vehicle. The...

Consortium in cancer deal with Tencent

A consortium including V8 Capital Partners and Y Combinator are has backed an early-stage funding round into a Ghana-based healthcare technology focused...

Africa-focused GP raises 47% at 1st close

A specialist technology investor has touched first close on its sophomore Africa-focused early-stage vehicle, raising about 47% of the final targeted amount.

Investor hits 1st close with ex-Actis PE head

Norrsken Foundation has reportedly hit the fundraising trail with its maiden Africa-focused specialist vehicle. An ex-Actis head of private equity is part of the...