IFC Agrees to Buy 10.37% Stake in Britam Holdings

World Bank unit will acquire 224.2m ordinary shares at 15.85 shillings apiece, subject to investors and regulatory approval, Nairobi-based Britam …

Sanlam, Santam Increase Stake in Moroccan Insurer Saham Finances

Sanlam Ltd. and Santam Ltd. agreed to pay $329 million for an additional 17 percent stake in Saham Finances SA …

IFC and FMO in Mobisol deal

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and FMO, the Dutch development bank, have invested in Mobisol, a pay-as-you-go …

Millicom International Submits Prospectus for Tanzanian IPO

Millicom’s Tanzania Unit, Tigo, submits prospectus for proposed IPO and listing on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, Charles Shirima, spokesman …

AXYS of Mauritius Acquires ApexAfrica of Kenya

* Mauritian fund mgr acquires Kenyan mkt intermediary for 470m shillings, Nairobi-based Business Daily reports, citing Competition Authority of Kenya. Source: …

Chanzo Capital targets $50mln for high-tech fund

Chanzo Capital, which terms itself an “early stage micro-VC firm”, is looking to raise $50 million for its High-Tech High-Growth …

Futuregrowth invests in SA Taxi

Futuregrowth Asset Management has provided R300m ($21.72m) in funding to SA Taxi to provide financing to the company’s Zebra Cabs …

Meridiam invests in solar plant in Senegal

The French group Meridiam, a long-term private investor in public infrastructure, has completed the financing of a 30MWc photovoltaic centre …

Bidcorp Food Africa & Puratos Establish Bakery Solutions Venture

Bidcorp Food Africa signs agreement with Puratos Group whereby Puratos will become equal shareholder in Bakery Solutions unit. * Deal …

Dannex acquires majority stake in Ayrton Drugs Ghana

Dannex Limited has acquired majority stake in Ayrton Drugs Manufacturing Limited (Ayrton) via the purchase of “54.47% of the 78.57% …







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