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Africa Private Equity News is an investor intelligence platform for the African private equity and venture capital community. The platform provides the latest industry news, interviews and features; internal rate of return reckoner; exchange rates and currency converter; events; vacancies; and much more. Our new Connect feature allows users to directly message other members in our community.

The app is simple to use and continuously updated to keep pace with the mobile technology and our communities’ information requirements and expectations.

Africa Private Equity News assists its user to:

Launched, built, managed and curated in Africa, Africa Private Equity News is the leading investment news and community platform for the private equity, venture capital and broader financial services industries in Africa since 2014.

Managed by an experienced in-house team, the app offers a seamless blend of written and curated news, market data, expert advice, independent press releases, interviews and emerging trends across Africa. The special platform also features a monthly Dealmaker’s Log, electronic newsletter, up to the minute exchange rates, currency converter, event and job board, podcasts and videos in one easy-to-access location.

Breadth of coverage and push notifications

The Africa Private Equity News application brings the latest news, events, training opportunities and vacancies direct to your mobile phone. Explore more than 550 hosted articles across 16 investment sectors, various transaction categories, four regional filters and a useful search function.

Breaking news mobile alerts are delivered daily to your Apple or Android smartphone device or tablet.

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Real-time market data and industry tools

The app hosts all major African and global currencies, an exchange conversion platform and a handy internal rate of return reckoner (IRR) when on the go.

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Expand your network, access industry and services specialists, business and fundraising contacts or simply reConnect with peers and old colleagues with ease via our direct messaging platform.

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Connect is an African Private Equity News Version 9 feature. While the app – available via the Apple App and Google Play stores, including membership registrations remain free, Connect is a subscription-based facility.

Connect in the community of investors

The platform has earned the trust of its readers, sponsorship partners and industry veterans. We intend to build on this legacy by staying at the forefront of industry news and development, delivering the best quality services and empowering our users to connect and network across industry sectors and asset classes – ultimately driving investment into and from Africa.

Our Partners

  • Standard Bank
  • itl
  • Savca

Africa Private Equity News plays a vital role in disseminating local and foreign direct investment news from across the continent, building the required positive investment sentiment.

Andrew Pearce

Head of Leveraged Finance, Standard Bank

It is imperative to have access to best-in-class, secure and reliable financial and fund services for African-focused investors especially at a time when the African continent is seeking to attract more FDI. Therefore ITL is excited to team up with industry leaders: Bowmans, SAVCA and Standard Bank to endorse Africa Private Equity News which is a handy tool for investors and all those having a particular interest in the African PE industry. We are looking forward to growing our joint footprint on the African continent and positively contributing to Africa’s prosperity.

Francoise Chan

Executive Director of Intercontinental Trust Ltd

Africa Private Equity News expresses SAVCA’s mission of actively contributing towards a vibrant industry as a whole. Technology, such as this mobile app, will increasingly play a pivotal role in advancing investment throughout Africa.

Tanya van Lill


Collaboration and communication are key to unlocking the many opportunities arising across the continent. Africa Private Equity News Africa Private Equity News is addressing a critical aspect of the ecosystem by providing at hand, through its different platforms, continental deal news for investors to gain a fair position of the market.

Eva Warigia