Who’s doing what in the African M&A space?


Who’s doing what in the African M&A space?


Published Date: 2019-05-31 | Source: DealMakers | Author: Marylou Greig

Who’s doing what in the African M&A space?

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  • Airtel Africa, the continent's second-largest mobile operator and subsidiary of Indian company Bharti Airtel, has sought approval for an initial public offering (IPO) and listing on the main market of the LSE. The company is also said to be considering a listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Airtel Africa has operations in 14 African countries although Nigeria is its largest market.
  • DOB Equity a private equity firm and impact investor in East Africa, has invested in Zanrec, a leading privately owned waste management company focused on the hospitality sector in Zanzibar. The investment will be used to expand the company's growth and to widen its range of commercial solutions in waste collection, recycling and awareness in the country.
  • Vodacom andSafaricomhave formed a joint venture to acquire from Vodafone the intellectual property rights to M-Pesa mobile financial services platform for $13,4 million.

DealMakers Africa is the Continent's M&A publication.

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