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AVCA | Helios Investment Partners invests in ARM Pensions

Jun 02, 2014· Tope Lawani, Managing Partner of Helios Investment Partners, highlighted the strong fit with Helios' strategy to build market-leading platform businesses in important economic sectors, in key African markets, saying: "ARM Pensions is an attractive business with a best-in-class management team and an established track record within the ...

Helios | LinkedIn

Helios | 278 followers on LinkedIn. UW-Madison Renewable Energy Student Org | Helios is a registered student organization at UW-Madison. We work with both campus and Madison city officials to ...

AVCA Launches Maiden Report on Venture Capital in Africa

Jun 26, 2020· The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), the pan-African industry association which promotes and enables private investment in Africa, has released its inaugural report on VC, entitled Venture Capital in Africa: Mapping Africa's Start-up Investment Landscape.. The report analyses the exponential growth of VC in Africa over the 2014-2019 period, focusing on deal trends.

AVCA | White & Case advises Helios Investment Partners ...

Jan 22, 2021· Helios Investment Partners is the largest Africa-focused private investment firm, managing funds totaling in excess of US$3.6 billion, and the largest emerging markets focused private equity firm globally to receive B Corp certification. ... Registration is now open for AVCA's ESG Training Series, a comprehensive professional development ...

AVCA | Helios Investment Partners exits investment in Nigeria

Oct 15, 2019· Helios exits investment in Eland Oil & Gas for GBP£382mn to Selphat Petroleum. 15 Oct 2019. RECOMMENDED CASH ACQUISITION. of. Eland Oil & Gas PLC ("Eland") by. Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc ("Seplat") to be effected by means of a Scheme …

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA)

AVCA: Promoting private investment in Africa The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) is the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa. AVCA plays an important role as a champion and effective change agent for …

AVCA | Helios Investment Partners achieves B-Corp Status

Jan 13, 2020· To achieve B Corp status, organizations must score at least 80 points in the assessment process. On average, companies that complete the test score around 50 points; Helios is proud to have achieved a total of 97.9 points. Kate Sandle from B Lab UK commented: "B Lab is delighted that Helios Investment Partners has certified as a B Corp.

AVCA | Helios Investment Partners partially exits investment

Aug 08, 2019· 08 Aug 2019. Helios Investment Partners ("Helios") announces its partial exit from Fawry for Banking and Payment Technology Service ("Fawry"), the leading electronic payments platform in Egypt. This partial exit was achieved through a heavily oversubscribed initial public offering ("IPO") on the Egyptian Stock Exchange ("EGX").

Emerging Markets Private Equity Association Appoints Five ...

Dec 18, 2013· 18 December 2013, Washington, DC: The Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA) announced today that it has welcomed five new members to its Africa Council, an advisory group comprised of senior representatives from among its leading members in the African private equity community. Representing a diverse range of African private equity expertise, the newly welcomed Council members ...

Key trends in African private equity | Private Equity ...

Aug 31, 2020· The same month, CDC also committed $100 million to Helios Investment Partners' fourth fund. Capital deployment is redirected towards recovery . The crisis is also affecting deal-making on the continent, with 49 percent of GPs in AVCA's covid-19 survey reporting that they are considering delaying or cancelling planned investments.

6 takeaways from 2020 AVCA private equity report ...

Apr 07, 2021· The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), the pan-African industry body which promotes and enables private investment in Africa, has released the 2020 edition of the African Private Equity report, showing insightful analysis on the industry.. Known as the Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker, the report provided insights on private equity fundraising, deals ...

AIIM and Helios invest in Nigerian energy services company ...

Feb 09, 2018· Founded in 2004, Helios Investment Partners is an Africa-focused private investment firm bridging international capital and know-how to African talent and enterprise. One of the few independent pan-African private investment firms founded and led by Africans, Helios manages funds totaling over US$3bn and its portfolio companies operate in more ...

A growth engine - Helios Investment Partners

Source: AVCA, Africa Sustainability Study: Job Creation. Number of jobs at investment Number of new jobs created Job growth 89%* Share of new jobs created that were permanent *Based on companies that provide permanent job data 71,950 +10,990 +15% 45,245 26,705 +7,097 +3,893 +16% +15%

COVID-19 Deals Blow To Private Equity investments in Africa

Mar 31, 2021· Deals announced during the period included Helios Investment Partners' agreeing to acquire a stake in Africa Specialty Risk Group and Old Mutual Alternative Investments buying a stake in Sifiso Learning Group of South Africa. AVCA said deals in technology-enabled companies accounted for more than half of the total deals in 2020.

African Private Equity Fundraising Fell in 2020 Due to ...

Mar 30, 2021· Deals announced during the period included Helios Investment Partners' agreeing to acquire a stake in Africa Specialty Risk Group and Old Mutual Alternative Investments buying a stake in Sifiso Learning Group of South Africa. AVCA said deals in technology-enabled companies accounted for more than half of the total deals in 2020.

AVCA | Helios Investment Partners poised to close $1.1 ...

Jan 12, 2015· London, United Kingdom, 12th January 2015: Helios Investment Partners ("Helios"), a leading pan-African private investment firm, today announced it has exceeded the $1 billion target set for its third Africa-focused fund and the firm will shortly be closing the fund at its $1.1 billion hard cap.

Helios Wins Large Cap Deal of the Year ... - Helios Investment

Association (AVCA). He sits on the advisory board of Maris Capital, and has served as a board member at Zambia Capital Partners and Central America Investment Managers (Mauritius). Henry has been at Helios since its inception and has supported the firm's growth to its …

Geoffrey P. Burgess | Professionals | Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Helios Investment Partners in the formation of a joint-venture with GBfoods targeting the African fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, creating one of Africa's largest FMCG groups, operating in 30 African countries, including leadership positions in Nigeria and Ghana. ... (AVCA) Legal and Regulatory Committee. Mr. Burgess is a member of ...

PRIVATE EQUITY AND RESPONSIBLE INVESTING

In 2015, Helios Investment Partners became the first fund to close a fund over US$1bn when it raised US$1.1bn. According to AVCA, there were 823 private equity deals across the continent between 2010 and 2015 worth a total of US$21.6bn.8 Southern and western Africa accounted for 49% of …

Helios Raises $1.1 Billion Fund for African Investments ...

Jan 23, 2015· On 12 January, the London-based private equity group Helios Investment Partners announced that it had exceeded the $1 billion target that it had set for Helios Investors III, L.P., or "Helios III", thus making it the first $1 billion-plus private equity fund for African investments. Founded in 2007 by Nigerian-born Tope Lawani and Babatunde Soyoye, Helios has already established two funds ...

Africa's P.E. Funding Fell in 2020 Due to Pandemic

Deals announced during the period included Helios Investment Partners' agreeing to acquire a stake in Africa Specialty Risk Group and Old Mutual Alternative Investments buying a stake in Sifiso Learning Group of South Africa. AVCA said deals in technology-enabled companies …

Private Equity deals in Africa totaled Ksh. 330 Billion in ...

Apr 01, 2021· The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has released its 2020 Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker report.The report provides data and analysis on Private Equity (PE) fundraising, deals and exits in Africa in 2020. It also gives insights on …

More private equity firms to participate in later stage ...

Jan 11, 2019· Posted in Venture capital Tagged African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, Avca, Cellulant, Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye, Helios Investment Partners, Off Grid Electric, private equity, The Rise Fund, VC in Africa Summit, Venture capital

Private Equity : Helios Investment Partners dopé à coups ...

Jul 07, 2020· Private Equity : Helios Investment Partners dopé à coups de millions de dollars pour l'après-Covid en Afrique. Helios Investment Partners obtient 100 millions de dollars de l'institution publique britannique CDC Group pour son quatrième fonds de private equity visant à favoriser la reprise post-covid des entreprises africaines.

AVCA | Helios exits investment in GBfoods Africa

Sep 21, 2021· Helios Investment Partners ("Helios"), the leading Africa-focused private investment firm, acting on behalf of funds it advises, is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of its 49% stake in GBfoods Africa (the "Company" or "GBFA") to its partner and co-shareholder, The GBfoods SA ("GBfoods"). ... On the AVCA …

AVCA Appoints new Board Members and launches Advisory ...

Apr 23, 2012· Accra, Ghana - The African Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today announced the appointment of eight new members to the Board during the 9th AVCA annual conference in Accra, Ghana held from 22 - 24 April 2012.The Accra event titled 'Africa, the Rising Giant' convened the most senior gathering of LPs, GPs, and institutional investors, spanning different investment strategies across global ...

PRESS RELEASE CDC Commits US$50m to Helios, a New …

Private equity investment in West Africa doubled; investment in Nigeria up by 54% London: November 2006 CDC, the UK government-backed emerging markets private equity fund-of-funds, announces that it has committed $50m to a new African Fund managed by Helios Investment Partners. The Fund, Helios Investors, L.P., held a first closing at US$201

Helios Towers raises USD 1.45 billion on London Stock ...

Oct 21, 2019· Helios Investment Partners was advised by London-based Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld transactions partners Shaun Lascelles and Simon Rootsey, and equity capital markets partner Harry Keegan. The Akin Gump team previously acted for Helios in relation to the IPO of Vivo Energy, which raised GBP 2 billion on the LSE and Johannesburg Stock Exchange .

Sector Snapshot: The investment potential of African ...

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AVCA Announces 2020 Annual African Private Equity Data ...

Mar 30, 2021· The new report highlights the African PE sector's resilience during a time of global uncertainty. As a result of the economic fallout precipitated by the Covid-19 crisis, the value of PE deals marginally declined to US$3.3bn in 2020, from US$3.8bn in 2019. However, the number of deals within the same period rose from 230 in 2019 to 255 in 2020.

AVCA Launches Inaugural Report On Venture Capital In Africa

Jun 25, 2020· The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), the pan-African industry association which promotes and enables private investment in Africa, released its inaugural report on VC, entitled Venture Capital in Africa: Mapping Africa's Start-up Investment Landscape.

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About AVCA 2 not-for-profit ... Helios Investment Partners Pan-Africa 875 2011 Emerging Capital Partners Pan-Africa 613 2010 Kingdom Zephyr Pan-Africa 492 2010 Aureos Capital Pan-Africa 381 2010 Phatisa Africa Agriculture Fund Pan Africa - Agriculture 135 2010 Vital Capital Pan-Africa - Agriculture 250 2011 ...