Thursday, December 12, 2019

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...

Norton Rose expands SA presence with KSS merger

Norton Rose Fulbright has partnered with South Africa-based law firm Keller Snyman Schelhase (KSS), expanding its operations in the country. The partnership has been...

Sombre year for African fundraising

Africa experienced the biggest drop in fundraising in 2016, leading the plummet across emerging markets. The US and Middle East remained steady, with Europe...

KWM files for administration

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators with the courts. The notice is to protect the firm from...

OPIC Africa fund commitments hit $1bn

Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) funds portfolio has its largest commitment to Africa-focused vehicles – at $1.08 billion - as the development financier looks...