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% …

Belgium-based Biobest buys Kenyan pest control firm

Belgian biological controls specialist, Biobest, has acquired Thika-based pest-control firm Real IPM Kenya. Biobest, a leading global player in pollination …

Equator Capital’s ShoreCap II Fund Buys Stake in Kenyan Bank

ShoreCap invests 600m shillings in Nairobi- based Jamii Bora Bank, to gain stake of >15%, according to e-nmailed statement. * …

TLG backs Snapper Hill Clinic Liberia in undisclosed deal

TLG Capital, an Africa-focused private equity and debt investor, made the company’s first investment in Liberia last week in an …

Japanese Rohto invests Sh100m in Kenyan healthcare arm

Rohto Mentholatum Group, a Japanese company that distributes drugs and medicines, is investing Sh100 million in the country joining foreign …

Toyota Tsusho buys 9.5 percent stake in Kenyan IT firm Seven Seas

Toyota Tsusho has bought a 9.5 percent stake in Kenyan information technology firm Seven Seas for a reported $3 million, …

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http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/tag/africa-banking/

http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=12296577&ticker=LPE:FP

http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=12296577&ticker=LPE:FP

http://www.financialafrik.com/2014/12/30/les-100-qui-ont-fait-bouger-lafrique-en-2014/

http://www.financialafrik.com/2014/12/30/les-100-qui-ont-fait-bouger-lafrique-en-2014/

Banques centrales africaines : opportunités à saisir

http://www.lesafriques.com/special-banque-/banques-centrales-africaines-opportunites-a-saisir-2.html?Itemid=308?articleid=30092

High Level Roundtable on Africa and new Global Finance-May 2015

http://liquidafrica.com/ecss/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/05/High-Level-Roundtable-on-Africa-and-new-Global-Finance-May-2015.pdf

May 2015

Numéro 5 : Les marchés financiers en Afrique : véritable outil de développement ?

http://www.proparco.fr/Accueil_PROPARCO/Publications-Proparco/secteur-prive-et-developpement/Authors/Issue-5-authors/cyrille-nkontchou

June 2013

Cyrille Nkontchou, un futur baron de l’agrobusiness

http://www.jeuneafrique.com/184408/archives-thematique/cyrille-nkontchou-un-futur-baron-de-l-agrobusiness/

Jeune Afrique, 20 September 2010