Impact Case Study: KZ Noir Ltd.

In early 2011, Kaizen Venture Partners consolidated three distressed coffee processing companies under one holding company. Company Headquarters: Rwanda Business focus: Coffee processing Revenue: US$4.1 million (2012) Impact Highlights KVP consolidated three distressed coffee processing companies, restructured their debt (enabling them to avoid bankruptcy) and provided working capital financing through… 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

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



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