Resort Savings & Loans secures $250m investment from Milost Global
19-03-2018 | 14:27:39
US-based private equity investor Milost Global has signed a deal to invest $250 million in Resort Savings & Loans, a financial services company.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers and Helios Investment Partners invest in Nigeria's Starsight Power Utility
05-02-2018 | 10:13:12
African Infrastructure Investment Managers, one of Africa’s leading infrastructure equity investment managers and a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, has announced an investment in Starsight Power Utility.
African Reinsurance Corporation becomes member of Africa Finance Corporation
01-02-2018 | 12:29:45
African Reinsurance Corporation announces its membership of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), and becomes the first multi-lateral financial institution to invest in AFC.
Milost Global acquires Primewaterview Holdings Nigeria
11-01-2018 | 13:54:52
American private equity firm Milost Global Inc. has announced that, together with its African subsidiary, Isilo Capital Partners it has closed the acquisition of a 100 percent interest in Primewaterview Holdings Nigeria.
Private equity-backed Viathan issues Nigeria's debut 10-year guaranteed naira bond
08-01-2018 | 12:00:13
Private equity-backed Viathan Group has issued Nigeria’s debut 10-year corporate infrastructure bond in local currency to raise 10 billion naira ($32 million) at a yield of 16 percent to fund power assets.
MTN assigns $231m shareholder loan to IHS Holding
04-01-2018 | 11:05:00
MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile phone operator, has said that it assigned a $231 million shareholder loan to phone tower group, IHS Holding Ltd, impacting its 2017 profits.
[Nigeria] Farmcrowdy closes on seed funding of $1m
19-12-2017 | 09:38:00
Farmcrowdy, a Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced that it had closed on seed funding of $1 million from international and local investors.
Hilton and Transcorp Hotels sign 20 year extension for Transcorp Hilton Abuja management
02-11-2017 | 10:06:45
Hilton and Transcorp Hotels Plc, a subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc have signeda 20-year extension to the current agreement to manage the iconic Transcorp Hilton hotel in Abuja.
Maturation of Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel sector presents new opportunities
12-10-2017 | 10:29:06
The hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa has evolved during the past decade due to high demand growth, entrance of new global brands and increasing supply in major markets.
Africa’s hotel supply projected to grow 11% - STR data
09-10-2017 | 12:53:38
Based on August 2017 data from STR, Africa currently shows 301 hotel projects in the pipeline, accounting for 57,011 rooms, or 11.0% of the continent’s existing room supply.