Amethis Finance News

Waitresses place a series of orders at the Orbit Place Java House, a chain of Kenyan cafes

East African assets attract private equity interest

Family businesses seek sales amid growth in buyout groups in the region

Vincent Le Guennou, Co-CEO, Emerging Capital Partners

Private equity firm Emerging Capital Partners looking to raise additional $750M for Africa deals

Emerging Capital Partners, the buyout firm that’s made more than 50 investments in Africa, is seeking as much as $750 million as it pursues further deals.

South Africa's Brait to pay $1B for control of Richard Branson co-owned Virgin Active, in biggest M&A deal from Africa so far this year.

South Africa's Brait to pay $1B for control of Richard Branson co-owned Virgin Active, in biggest M&A deal from Africa so far this year

South African investment house Brait SE (BATJ.J) is to pay 682 million pounds ($1 billion) for a controlling stake in gym group Virgin Active, Brait said on Thursday, seeking to tap the growing health-conscious middle classes particularly in Africa and Asia.

Ramco Printing Works - One of the subsidiaries of Ramco Group

Paris-based private equity firm Amethis Finance buys 30% stake in Kenya's Ramco

A Paris-based private equity fund has bought a 30 per cent stake in a subsidiary of Ramco Group.

Banque Privee Edmond de Rothschild

Rothschild fund raises $530 million to invest in Africa

Swiss private banking group Edmond de Rothschild (RLD.S) has raised $530 million for its first Africa-focused fund, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.