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Private Equity Africa – 2016 in review

There were about 100 private equity deals in Africa in 2016, according to Preqin, valued at $3bn, according to figures at the industry-leading Private Equity Africa 7th annual review and outlook.

Tonight – Private Equity Africa 7th Annual Review and launch of report

Tonight’s meeting: Private Equity Africa 7th Annual Review & Outlook Seminar at Thomson Reuters HQ “Generating alpha in uncertainty” features top speakers identifying 2017 trends, including emerging credit funds, deal pricing and activity.

Mauritius is a trusted base for Africa funds

Mauritius is the top base for private equity funds investing into Africa and is positioning as an attractive capital-raising platform for focused Africa-oriented ventures.

Will Interswitch be Africa’s first $1bn tech “unicorn”?

Nigeria’s digital payments and payment card giant Interswitch Ltd could become Africa’s first tech “unicorn” or technology company valued at over $1 billion. Private equity firm Helios is aiming to exit.

“Africa’s largest” Helios III private equity fund to close at $1.1bn

Leading African private investment firm Helios Investment Partners, says it is about to close its 3rd Africa-focused private equity fund Helios III at the $1.1 billion limit, making it the largest fund.

Emerging markets private equity soars, but little cash for Africa

Fund-raising for sub-Saharan African private equity funds was $1.056 billion in January to June 2011, down 5% from $1.11 bn in the first half of 2010.Total fund-raising for emerging markets funds for the first half of 2011 was $22.6 bn, according to EMPEA, more than double the activity of the first half of 2010.

Helios closed giant $900 mn African private equity fund

Pan-African private equity firm Helios Investment Partners announced that it had raised $900 million for its second Africa-focused private equity fund, and the fund was over-subscribed. It is the largest Africa fund raised.