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Private Equity Africa Awards, 12th June 2018, London Shortlist Announced


(MENAFNEditorial) LONDON, United Kingdom, May 18, 2018/APO Group/ --

Private Equity Africa (PEA) (www.PrivateEquityAfrica.com) is pleased to announce the shortlist for its 7th Annual GP & Advisor Awards (PEA Awards).

This year's Awards Gala Dinner will be hosted at the prestigious 5-Star Langham Hotel in London, on 12th June 2018. This follows the PEA LP-GP Investor Summit, a full day event. The summit includes hosted sector-focused round-tables, lunch discussions and an open room debate session.

The PEA Awards celebrate the achievements in the African private equity market, focusing solely on the best-in-class achievements of investors and advisors in the industry.

The final winners will be selected by an independent panel of highly respected industry participants, based on selections from the London Business School Private Equity Institute and the PEA Awards Nomination Team.

The 2018 PEA Awards have received a record number of entries, the highest since the awards were launched. Based on 2017 achievements, the self-entries are complemented by editorial recommendations from the Private Equity Africa team and industry data.

Gail Mwamba, the Awards Chair and Editor of Private Equity Africa, said:

'The PEA Awards are growing from strength to strength with a record number of entries this year, the most we have received since the launch of the awards. The high quality of the entries we have received shows the industry's resilience in continuing to deploy capital and execute world-class deals, even in challenging market conditions.

AWARDS SHORTLIST BY CATEGORY

GP AWARDS

HOUSE OF THE YEAR

SUBCATEGORIES: SSA, Regional & Specialist

  • ACA
  • Actis
  • AfricInvest
  • Amethis
  • Capitalworks
  • Carlyle
  • DPI
  • Ethos
  • Helios
  • Investec Asset Management
  • LeapFrog
  • Mediterrania Capital Partners
  • Old Mutual Alternative Investments
  • Verod
  • XSML

DEAL OF THE YEAR

Large-Cap

  • Abraaj Tunisie Telecom
  • Actis Honoris
  • Carlyle Shell Gabon
  • DPI Atlantic Business International
  • Harith Sheltam
  • Helios GBFoods Africa
  • Milost Global Eco Medical

Mid-Cap

  • 8 Miles Blue Skies
  • AfricInvest Britam
  • Alta Semper Macro Pharmaceuticals
  • Amethis Groupe Premium
  • Apis Greenlight Planet
  • Atlas Mara Union Bank Nigeria
  • Capitalworks Minet, Petmin, Sovereign Food
  • Carlyle GCR
  • EMR Capital Lubambe
  • EuroMena Retail Holding
  • Investec Asset Management Kamoso
  • Medu Capital HeroTel
  • Sanlam JAB Dried Fruit
  • TA Associates Interswitch

Small-Cap & Venture Capital

  • 4Di Capital Sensor Networks
  • AFIG Tecnicil
  • African Rainbow Capital A2X Markets
  • AfricInvest ICS
  • Agile Capital Goldrush
  • Algebra Ventures ElMenus
  • Alta Semper Health Plus
  • Argentil Chocolate City Express
  • Ascent Capital Kisumu
  • Catalyst Jambo Biscuits
  • DiGAME 10X Investments
  • Draper Associates BitPesa
  • Energy Access Ventures SunCulture
  • Enko AMI International, Ecobank
  • I & P Societe Malienne de Blanchisserie
  • Kalon Venture Partners i-Pay, SnapnSave
  • Kibo Capital Tropigalia
  • Kleoss Capital Debt Rescue
  • Knife Capital Quicket
  • LeapFrog AllLife
  • Lereko & Metier Butama
  • Moringa Tolaro
  • Musa Capital Swanib Cables
  • Oasis Capital Legacy Girls College

  • Old Mutual Alternative Investments Faircape Life Right

  • Pointbreak Khomas Solar Saver
  • Quona Capital AllLife
  • Sahel Capital Crest Agro

  • Synergy Capital Dimension Data, Northstar
  • Teranga Capital OuiCarry
  • Verod Oreon Education
  • XSML Monishop

Debt

  • AfricInvest Carbon Holdings
  • Injaro AviNiger
  • Investec Asset Management Akuo Kita Solar
  • Moringa Tolaro
  • Old Mutual Alternative Investments Sifiso Education
  • TLG BAJ Stations
  • Vakayi Homelux
  • Vantage Purple Capital
  • XSML Monishop

Infrastructure

  • AHL PowerGen
  • AIIM Albatros, Starsight
  • Black Rhino Qua Iboe Power Plant
  • Denham Te Power
  • DOB Equity PowerGen
  • Helios Starsight

EXIT OF THE YEAR

SUBCATEGORIES: Large, Medium, Small-Cap, Landmark

  • Actis Edita
  • AfricInvest Comete Engineering, Tunisian Health Care Centers
  • Capitalworks Much Asphalt
  • CDG Capital Intelcia
  • Convergence Partners Dimension Data Middle East & Africa
  • DiGAME Getsmarter
  • DOB Equity Joseph Initiative
  • DPI CAL Bank
  • ECP Java House
  • EXEO Capital Fairfield Dairy
  • Injaro Nafaso
  • Investec Asset Management Daraju
  • Lereko & Metier AE AMD Renewable Energy
  • Mediterrania Capital Partners San Jose & Lopez

  • Standard Chartered Private Equity CEC Zambia, ETG, Kamoso

PORTFOLIO COMPANY OF THE YEAR

SUBCATEGORIES: Innovation, Improvement, Development & Social Impact

  • 8 Miles Awash Wine
  • Actis Honoris
  • AfricInvest Esprit
  • Argentil Winchester Farms
  • Carlyle J & J Africa
  • DPI KMR Holding Pdagogique
  • Duet Dashen Brewery
  • ECP Oragroup
  • Fanisi Haltons
  • Helios Interswitch, HTA
  • Injaro Agricare Ghana, Gold Coast Fruits
  • LeapFrog Goodlife
  • Mediterrania Capital Partners Medtech
  • Quona Zoona
  • TLG MyBucks, Cipla Quality Chemicals
  • Verod Central Securities Clearing Systems
  • Zebu Topcrust Bakery

ADVISOR AWARDS
Legal Advisors
Global Legal Advisors
SUBCATEGORIES: Overall, Funds, Transactions & Single Deal

  • Akin Gump
  • Allen & Overy
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Charles Russell Speechlys
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Clifford Chance
  • Cuatrecasas
  • Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • Foster Pepper
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Linklaters
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • O'Melveny
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • White & Case

Local & Frontier Legal Advisors
SUBCATEGORIES:Overall, Funds, Transactions & Single Deal

  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Banwo & Ighodalo
  • Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
  • Bowmans
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • ENSafrica
  • Olajide Oyewole
  • Musa Dudhia & Co
  • The New Practice
  • Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
  • Webber Wentzel
  • Werksmans Attorneys

Financial Advisors
Global Financial Advisors
SUBCATEGORIES: Overall & Single Deal

  • Crossboundary
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • Marsh
  • PwC
  • Rothschild & Co
  • Taylor Collison

Local & Frontier Financial Advisors

SUBCATEGORIES: Overall & Single Deal

  • CI Capital Investment
  • EFG Hermes
  • Merchantec Capital
  • Meziou Knani & Khlif
  • Pangaea Securities
  • Perigeum
  • Viva Africa

Other Advisors

  • ABSA Capital
  • EBS Advisory
  • ERM
  • Stanbic IBTC

Fund Administrators

  • Abax Services
  • Augentius
  • Axis
  • Intercontinental Trust
  • Maitland
  • SANNE
  • SGG
  • Trident Trust

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Private Equity Africa (PEA).

  • Private Equity Africa Awards, 12th June 2018, London – Shortlist Announced

  • Gail Mwamba, the Awards Chair and Editor of Private Equity Africa

  • For more information, please contact:
    Byron Ousey
    Newgate Communications
    +44 207 680 6527

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