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The firm has raised €375m for Amethis Fund II as it eyes another fundraise on the continent.
Dubai, UAE
Junior and mid-level employees are widely regarded as attractive targets, while more senior personnel may find themselves on the receiving end of tough questions from future business partners.
Global firms' pullback from Africa has been greatly exaggerated, AVCA chief Michelle Kathryn Essomé explains.
Ambulance healthcare
The firm had been seeking $250m for the vehicle and was expecting to hold a first close in the second quarter of last year.
The Danish SDG Investment Fund will invest in companies focused on renewables, water, financial services and agribusiness.
Stephen Priestley will lead a team in developing permanent capital vehicles and sunset funds focused on Africa and South Asia investments.
La Defense, Paris
Banks are changing the way security notices are issued to LPs following the firm's collapse.
The Tunisia-headquartered firm will target around $500m for AfricInvest Fund IV, according to a source with knowledge of the fund.
More capital than ever is flowing to the continent’s entrepreneurs. With venture capital deal sizes increasing and international VCs joining local counterparts, is African VC reaching critical mass? Vicky Meek reports

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