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October 2019  | NewsEvents | Training | Thought Leadership | Job Board
AVCA Member News
Save the Date: Events
AVCA Connect with Norton Rose Fulbright
2nd December 2019 | Cape Town, South Africa
Save the Date: Training
Operational Due Diligence Webinar 
20th November 2019 |  Global
Institutional Investor Masterclass   
4th - 5th December 2019 |  Cape Town, South Africa
Thought Leadership 
Member Interview: VFD Group
AVCA speaks with Adeniyi Adenubi, Executive Director – Institutional Business and Investor Relations, and Gbenga Omolokun, Chief Operating Officer, at VFD Group Plc on the realities of value creation within Nigeria’s informal financial sector, their recent exit from Germaine Auto Center and their future hopes for the expansion of the Group. 
 
Podcast: Spotlight on Gender Inclusiveness
In this episode, hear industry leaders share their views on how to effectively mobilise greater gender diversity and inclusiveness in African private equity.
Industry News
  • Africa50 stakes a significant stake in Malagasy hydropower plant
  • AZA Group has received US$15mn in debt financing from the Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Duet Group acquires 45.18% stake in South African coal mining company
  • Edmond De Rothschild Group and ONF International acquires 46% stake in Malian beverage company
  • French investor STOA acquires 10% stake in Gabonese port
  • Global Partnerships has announced the first close of its Impact-First Development fund at US$55mn
  • Goodwell Investments invests US$2mn in Kenyan on-demand delivery platform
  • Goldman Sachs leads US$23.7mn investment into Kenyan food distributor
  • Investcorp signs secondaries deal with HarbourVest for its US$1bn MENA PE portfolio 
  • Nutreco acquires South African premix company for a disclosed amount
  • Prudential invests in subsidiary of Egyptian financial solution provider 
  • SweepSouth raises R50mn to expand its operations across South Africa
Industry Events

Women in Private Equity 
5th-6th November 2019 | London, UK

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SAVCA 2019 Industry Awards
7th November 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa

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SuperReturn Africa
2nd - 4th December 2019 - Cape Town, South Africa

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Job Board
Chief Operating Officer/ Finance Director  
AVCA | London, UK
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Investment Manager  
Afreximbank | Cairo, Egypt
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Investment Analyst
Afreximbank | Cairo, Egypt
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Portfolio Manager  
AHL Venture Partners | Kenya
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Intern 
Centum | Kenya
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Intern: Capital Raising & Business Development
Climate Fund Managers
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Head, Brand and Communications
LeapFrog Investments | Sydney, Australia 
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Investment Officer - Healthcare 
LeapFrog Investments | Kenya
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Principal Investment Officer
IFC | Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; Nairobi, Kenya
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Fund Partner and Managing Director 
Samata Capital | East Africa 
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Associate 
Verod Capital Management | Accra, Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria
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Analyst
Verod Capital Management | Accra, Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria
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