Apis Partners launches private equity growth fund to invest in financial technology in Africa and Asia

Udayan Goyal, Founder and Managing Partner at Anthemis Group

Strong appetite for investments in financial technology has prompted the launch of a private equity firm dedicated to the sector in emerging markets.

Our sister publication Financial News reports that Matteo Stefanel, formerly a partner in emerging markets private equity firm Abraaj, has set up Apis Partners with Udayan Goyal, a founder of fintech investment and advisory firm Anthemis Group, with the two aiming to raise their first growth fund of between $250 million and $300 million.

Read more: Apis Launches Emerging Market Fintech Fund – Digits – WSJ.