Private Equity News

Afreximbank Partners FCSSC, MIAI for $1 billion fund to Support Industrialization, Boost Africa-South Cooperation


 | Source: Financial Afrik

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation (FCSSC) and the Made-in-Africa Initiative (MIAI) have announced a joint effort to mobilise $1 billion in equity fund to channel foreign direct investment from developing (South) economies towards Africa’s industrialization and integration into global value chains.

Senegal: M & A Capital Group launches alternative financing platform for SMEs


 | Source: Financial Afrik

The pan-African investment company, M & A Capital, in partnership with the Agency for Development and Supervision of Small and Medium Enterprises, launched on Wednesday, April 25, in Dakar, a “reverse factoring” project, through a joint venture called M & A Fintech.

Focus on the potential of risk capital in Africa


 | Source: Financial Afrik

The 15th Annual African Private Equity Venture Capital Association (AVCA) Conference kicked off today with speakers, panellists and renowned investors.

More Capital Flows in Africa and Latin America as Two New Impact Fund Managers Join the Capria Network


Managers to be headquartered in Kenya and Chile to benefit from investment, advisory services, and access to Capria’s growing global network.

Nigeria: Banking Stocks Surge to New Highs On Economic Recovery Hopes


 | Source: Thisday; All Africa

Banking stocks are leading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) according the fact that the Banking Index has appreciated by 39.03 per cent as at Monday, outperforming the NSE benchmark index which only gained 21.2 per cent; in a context of expectation of economic recovery and improvement of macroeconomic fundamentals.

MFW4A Hosts Roundtable on Local Investors and Long-term Finance in Africa


MFW4A Secretariat and the Africa Pension Funds Network hosted a Roundtable on the theme “Local Investors and Long Term Finance in Africa: Developing the Buy Side”.

Accion, Quona Capital extend $141million for fintech innovations to Sub Saharan Africa


The fund will follow fintech innovations aimed at enhancing access to financial services

IFC invests $30 million into payment infrastructure across MENA


The investment will allow MSMEs to access card-based payments and develop digital data records.

Private equity firm to raise $800m for purchases in African banks and insurances


OPIC has already approved an investment of $200 million in the fund.

AfDB approves $10m equity investment in TIDE Africa Fund


The objective is to boost production and growth in Africa.

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