Specialist investor in 20th fund deal

A specialist investor has backed a pre-seed investment round into an Egypt-based agriculture technology company – sealing the 20th deal from its maiden vehicle.

Ontario Teachers names new CFO

Canada-based pension’s manager, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) has appointed Tim Deacon as its new chief financial officer (CFO). He...

SA investor in 7th fund early-stage deal

A South Africa-based investor has signed a deal to back a healthcare technology products manufacturer – sealing the seventh early-stage transaction from its open-ended...

FDV names new CFO

Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV) has named Eddie Lim as its new chief financial officer (CFO), hiring him from TAEL Partners, a Malaysia-based...

UAE investor in tech seed round

United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Beco Capital has co-led a seed investment round to back MaxAB, an Egypt-based technology company focused on the consumer space.

Family office opens 2nd Africa office

A single family office investor has opened its second office in Africa, as it continues to build out its operations across Africa. Netherlands-based DOB Equity...

Family office in TLG portfolio deal

A Malta-based family office has signed a deal to invest additional capital into an Africa-focused financial technology services company – a company that is...

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PEA 2017 Awards – Shortlist

Private Equity Africa is pleased to announce the shortlist for its 6th Annual GP & Advisor Awards. The 2017 awards have received a very strong...

African venture capital deals on the rise

Early-stage investing in Africa touched record highs in 2016, with a quadrupling of deal values and a strengthening in volumes. The industry last year attracted...