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The Capital Trust Group has launched a new vehicle dedicated to the Middle East and North Africa region with backing from the European Investment Bank.
The emerging markets private equity investor will sell its 9.3% stake in Celtel as part of the trade sale to Kuwaiti mobile communications company MTC.
The two emerging markets fund investors have paid $43m for a majority stake in a Nigerian fixed wireless operator.
The emerging markets specialist has taken an 80 percent stake in Banque Commerciale du Rwanda in a transaction valued at $6m.
The US trade organisation for venture capital firms has selected a chairman for the coming year – James Breyer of Silicon Valley venture firm Accel Partners.
CDC Capital Partners, the UK-based emerging markets investor, has completed a $26m mezzanine investment in Orascom Telecom Algeria as part of a €545m funding package for the business.
Risk capital provider CDC Capital Partners has appointed Zimbabwe’s former industry minister Nkosana Moyo as its new head of Africa.
The firm has received backing from 15 institutions at the final close of its oil & gas focused fund, including a E25m commitment from Société Générale Asset Management.
UK government-owned private equity investor CDC Group has acquired two power assets from AES in a $329m transaction.
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