Member News
12 June 2024
DPI announces exit from international facilities services
- DPI has signed a binding agreement to sell 100% of its shares to a consortium comprising ES-KO and Phatisa. - This sale represents DPI’s second major exit of this year, following its exit from KELIX bio in March. Development Partners International (“DPI”), a premier investment firm focused on Africa, today announces the sale of International Facilities Services (“IFS”). DPI has signed a binding agreement with a consortium comprising of ES-KO, a global provider of integrated facility support services, Phatisa, a Mauritius based private equity firm, and IFS’s management, to sell 100% of its shares in the company.
Member News
11 June 2024
British International Investment exits I&M Group with sale to AfricInvest
British International Investment (‘BII'), the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor, has sold its 10.1 per cent stake in I&M Group PLC (‘I&M’), the Eastern African banking group, to AfricInvest, a leading Pan-African Asset Management platform. The acquisition was made through East Africa Growth Holding, a special purpose vehicle entirely controlled and formed by AfricInvest.
Member News
30 May 2024
Adenia Partners successfully exits investment to Uhuru Investment Partners
Adenia Partners (“Adenia”), a leading private equity firm focused on growth opportunities in Africa has successfully exited its entire stake in Cresta Paints (the “Company”) to Uhuru Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on investing in West Africa. Cresta Paints, headquartered in Ghana, is a leading player in the automotive refinish and protective coatings sector.
Member News
24 April 2024
Mediterrania Capital Partners exits near €1bn milestone
Mediterrania Capital Partners (MCP), a Private Equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, announces it has completed its exit process from TGCC, a leading construction and civil engineering company based in Morocco.
Member News
25 March 2024
 BII and DPI exit biopharmaceuticals platform
Development Partners International (“DPI”), a premier investment firm focused on Africa, British International Investment (“BII”), the UK government’s Development Finance Institution, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“EBRD”), announce the sale of 100% of the shares in KELIX bio, a leading emerging markets biopharmaceuticals platform, to Mubadala Investment Company (“Mubadala”), the Abu Dhabi investor with over $276bn in assets under management.
Member News
20 March 2024
lnjaro Investments exits stake in Ghana's oldest animal feed producer
lnjaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Limited ("IACHL" or "the Fund"), the impact investment fund managed by lnjaro Investments ("lnjaro"), is excited to announce the sale of its stake in Ghana's oldest animal feed producer, Agricare Limited ("Agricare") to Flour Mills of Ghana Limited ("FMGL"). This strategic sale represents a full exit from Agricare after a holding period of close to eight (8) years.
Member News
28 February 2024
TPG exits Mavin Global to Universal Music Group
Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced a majority investment in of one of the world’s most dynamic and exciting independent record labels, Mavin Global (Mavin). The deal remains subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close by the end of Q3 2024.
Member News
21 February 2024
CardinalStone exits stake to Verod Capital
CardinalStone Capital Advisers (“CCA”), a West Africa focused private equity firm, is pleased to announce that its CardinalStone Capital Advisers Growth Fund (“CCAGF”) has successfully sold its stake in i-Fitness Nigeria Limited (“i-Fitness”), to Verod Capital Management Limited (“Verod”).
Member News
13 February 2024
Injaro announces final close of Ghana Venture Capital Fund
Injaro Investment Advisors Limited is excited to announce the successful final close of its multi-sector Ghana Cedi-denominated private equity fund – the Injaro Ghana Venture Capital Fund (IGVCF). The Fund, which is backed by local pension funds, achieved a final close with an AUM of GHS 216M on December 29, 2023.
Member News
17 November 2023
Catalyst exits 4 utility scale solar PV projects
Catalyst is proud to announce the successful sale last summer of 90% of the Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund (CMCF) portfolio. The sale of 4 utility scale solar PV projects located in Jordan and Egypt were sold as a portfolio to an international strategic buyer, resulting in top quartile returns. Catalyst’s investors are primarily EU Governments. Catalyst has made a significant impact on the renewable energy landscape by developing some of the MENA region’s first utility scale solar PV projects, across Jordan and Egypt.
Member News
7 November 2023
British International Investment partially exits TVS ILP
BII’s investment led to the implementation of green building practices across all TVS ILP’s warehouses in India. BII remains as significant minority stakeholder to support TVS ILP’s growth plans
Member News
2 November 2023
Africa Finance Corporation exits equity stake in Ghana’s Takoradi Port
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has exited its 35% equity investment in Atlantic Terminal Services Limited (ATSL), the concessionaire for the expansion of Ghana’s Takoradi Port, to the global ports and container terminals operator Yilport Holding. This is testament to the Corporation’s ability to attract international 3rd party capital and exit strategic infrastructure assets built by derisking through AFC’s unique project development and construction offering.
Member News
6 October 2023
Oasis Capital Ghana exits legacy girl's college
Accra, Ghana - Oasis Capital Ghana, an SME growth equity investor in West Africa, is delighted to announce the successful exit of its holdings in Legacy Girls College (LGC), a leading educational institution based in Ghana catering exclusively to female students. This achievement marks a significant milestone as it represents the first complete exit from the Oasis Africa Fund I.
Member News
25 July 2023
AfricInvest’s MPEF IV exits Promamec
Casablanca, July 24, 2023 – AfricInvest is pleased to announce its exit from Promamec, a Moroccan pioneer in the production and distribution of medical devices for the public and private sectors. Founded in 2000, the company has steadily grown to become one of the Moroccan leaders in the provision of a diverse range of medical devices. Thanks to its innovative strategy and dedicated teams, Promamec engaged in exclusive partnerships with several internationally renowned brands allowing the company to cover a wide spectrum of medical specialties.
Member News
7 July 2023
Verod exits CSCS Nigeria
CSCS is a financial market infrastructure platform and is the sole licensee for the central depository and settlement of transactions on the Nigerian Exchange Limited ("NGX"), amongst others.
Member News
11 January 2023
AfricInvest exits InstaDeep Ltd to BioNTech SE
Acquisition to enable creation of a fully integrated, enterprise-wide capability to discover, design and develop next-generation immunotherapies at scale by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies across BioNTech’s therapeutic platforms and operations Builds on multi-year strategic collaboration between BioNTech and InstaDeep which included the formation of an AI Innovation Lab in 2020 and completion of dozens of joint projects  Acquisition expected to add approximately 240 highly skilled professionals and a global network of research partners in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science based in the world’s leading global technology hubs  BioNTech to pay an upfront consideration of approximately £362 million in cash and BioNTech shares, to acquire 100% of remaining InstaDeep shares following BioNTech’s Series B investment in 2022 InstaDeep to operate globally from London headquarters as a BioNTech company post-closing, which is expected in the first half of 2023, subject to regulatory approval
Member News
16 December 2022
Mediterrania Capital Partners exits Akdital through an IPO at the Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE)
Akdital, with the support of Mediterrania Capital Partners, has provided the largest IPO at the CSE since 2008. The national leader in the private clinic sector is the first healthcare company traded in the capital market in Morocco.
Member News
13 December 2022
Sahel Capital successfully achieved the mandate of FAFIN in L&Z Integrated Farms Limited and Exits
Sahel Capital has exited L&Z Integrated Farms Limited, an integrated dairy processing company in Nigeria.