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Wale Tinubu, CEO, Oando

Helios Investment Partners enters agreement to acquire 49% of Oando Gas & Power in $115.8 million deal

Oando has announced the execution of a definitive agreement with Helios Investment Partners to acquire 49% of the voting rights in Oando’s midstream business subsidiary, Oando Gas and Power Limited (OGP).

Tope Lawani, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Helios Investment Partners

Pan-African private equity firm Helios completes deal to acquire UK's Crown Agents

Helios, the pan-African investment firm, is set to deliver a postcolonial turnround with a deal for key divisions of Crown Agents — a company which was once a pillar of the British empire.

A man walks past the Orange shop on Koinange Street in Nairobi. Credit: businessdailyafrica.com

Private equity firm Helios launches bid for France Telecom stake in Telkom Kenya (Orange Kenya)

Helios Investment Partners is the latest suitor said to be gunning for some or all of the 70 per cent stake in Telkom Kenya owned by France Telecom.

Private equity investors are getting hot for Africa

Private equity investors are getting hot for Africa

When Paul Kavuma began approaching private companies in Africa a decade ago to suggest investing in their businesses and improving the way they were run, he was often shown the door.

Tope Lawani, Co-Founder & Partner, Helios

Private equity firm Helios to sell half its stake in Kenya's Equity Bank

Africa focused investment firm Helios will sell half its stake in Kenyan lender Equity Bank, or 12.22 percent of the bank’s shares, to Norway’s Norfininvest AS, the lender said on Friday.

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Tope Lawani, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Helios Investment Partners

Helios Invests $50m in Nigeria’s Fast-Growing Pension Market

Helios Investment Partners, a private-equity firm that focuses on Africa, has bought a minority stake in Nigeria’s ARM Pension Managers to tap into the nation’s fast-growing pension market, according to co-founder Tope Lawani.