Capital International Backs Eaton with US$195 Million (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Emerging markets investment manager Capital International has invested US$195 million in Africa-focused telecommunications services company Eaton Towers. The transaction was structured through Capital International Private Equity Fund (CIPEF), and represents Eaton’s third round of funding. Capital International, which holds a majority stake in Eaton, previously invested US$150 million in… Read More

Capital International Backs Eaton with US$195 Million (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Emerging markets investment manager Capital International has invested US$195 million in Africa-focused telecommunications services company Eaton Towers. The transaction was structured through Capital International Private Equity Fund (CIPEF), and represents Eaton’s third round of funding. Capital International, which holds a majority stake in Eaton, previously invested US$150 million in… Read More

Actis Celebrates Ugandan Bank Sale (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Emerging markets private equity investor Actis has sold the majority of its 60 percent stake in Ugandan bank DFCU to Norfund, a Norwegian development finance institution, and Rabo Development, a subsidiary of Dutch banking group Rabobank. Actis had been managing the 60 percent stake on behalf of its former… Read More

2013 Global Limited Partners Survey

The findings of this Survey are based on data collected from 112 LPs from over 30 countries. Representing public and corporate pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, banks, asset managers, endowments, foundations, family offices, development finance institutions, multilateral organizations and funds of funds, these institutional investors collectively represent disclosed… Read More

Fanisi Announces Rwanda Investment (Sub-Saharan Africa)

East Africa-focused private equity and venture capital investor Fanisi Venture Capital Management has invested US$3 million in Rwandan agribusiness company ProDev Group Holdings. ProDev Group Holdings owns two subsidiaries: Mimex, a branded maize meal manufacturer, and ProDev Rwanda, which handles, dries and stores the maize. The financing is intended… Read More

Injaro Invests in Nafaso (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings, a West Africa-focused investment adviser, has agreed to acquire a 30 percent stake in Neema Agricole du Faso (Nafaso), a seed producer based in Burkina Faso. The investment is intended to increase Nafaso’s production of agricultural seeds, which it supplies to small farmers in West… Read More



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