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Private Equity Africa 2019 Awards - Shortlisted Firms Announced

Private Equity Africa 2019 Awards - Shortlisted Firms Announced

Private Equity Africa (PEA) (www.PEAfricaGroup.com) is excited to announce the shortlist for its 8th Annual Awards.

The 2019 awards shortlist is a compilation of self-entries, complemented by editorial recommendations from the Private Equity Africa team.

The accolades will be given at the PEA Awards Gala Dinner at the luxurious 5-Star Dorchester Hotel on 9th October 2019.

Final winners are selected by a panel of independent judges, based on recommendations in partnership with the London Business School Private Equity Institute and the PEA Awards Advisory Panel.

Please see full shortlist here: PEA 2019 Awards Shortlist (http://PEAfricaEvents.com/).

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

“The shortlisted firms set the standard for successful investing in Africa. As the industry’s leading magazine, we are proud to be able to highlight the achievements of these investors and advisors, who are dedicated to executing global excellence on the continent.”

2019 PEA AWARDS SHORTLIST BY CATEGORY

GP AWARDSHOUSE OF THE YEAR

SUBCATEGORIES: SSA, Regional & Specialist, Credit Investor

  • ACA
  • Actis
  • AfricInvest
  • AIIM
  • Alta Semper
  • Amethis
  • Carlyle
  • DPI
  • EchoVC
  • Ethos
  • Helios
  • Investec Asset Management
  • Mediterrania
  • Old Mutual Alternative Investments
  • TLcom
  • TLG
  • TPG
  • XSML

GP AWARDSDEAL OF THE YEAR

Large-Cap

  • Denham – Bridge Power
  • Denham – Te Power
  • DPICMGP

Mid-Cap

  • ACA – Daraju
  • Adenia – Kanu Equipment
  • Alta Semper – ODM
  • Amethis, Kibo – Merec
  • Carlyle – Tessara
  • Carlyle – Wakanow
  • DPIMNT Investments
  • DPI – Dolidol
  • DUETAJEAST Nigeria
  • ECP – Artcaffé Group
  • Harith – OCL
  • Investec Asset Management – Richfield
  • LeapFrog – Pyramid
  • Novare – Twin Palms
  • TPG, FS Investors – Wilderness

GP AWARDSSmall-Cap

  • AfricInvest – LCR
  • Agile – SA Biomedical
  • Alta Semper – HealthPlus
  • Àrgentil – Tempohousing Nigeria
  • Ascent – Auto Springs
  • BPE Partners – Gourmet Group
  • Enko Capital – Netis
  • Eos Capital – Heat Exchange
  • EXEO – Capital Fisheries
  • Goodwell, Alitheia – Lidya
  • Injaro – Novafrique
  • Moringa – Jus Délice
  • PAPE – Singular Systems
  • Sahel Capital – Coscharis
  • Zoscales – Ethio-Asia

GP AWARDSVenture Capital

  • Algebra – iCommunity
  • EchoVC, CcHub – LifeBank
  • Edge Growth, Omidyar – Geo Spatial
  • Equator, LUN, Goodwell – MFS Africa
  • Goldman Sachs, LeapFrog – Jumo
  • HAVAÍC – Instant Property
  • Knife Capital – 5nines
  • Novastar – GreenPath
  • Partech, Orange, Quona – Yoco
  • Sanari, Edge Growth, 4Di – Sensor Networks
  • TLcom – Terragon
  • TLcom, Social Capital, Kapor – mSurvey
  • TPG, Satya, Endeavor – Cellulant

GP AWARDSEXIT OF THE YEAR

  • Actis – Compuscan
  • Actis – Mentor
  • AfricInvest – Kiboko
  • AIIM – Azura-Edo
  • Centum – GenAfrica
  • Helios – ARM Pension
  • Helios – Vivo Energy
  • LeapFrog – Petra
  • Phatisa – Kanu Equipment
  • Satya – iSON Xperiences
  • TLG Capital – Cipla Quality Chemicals Industries

GP AWARDSDebt & Infrastructure

  • AIIMSEGAP
  • Denham Capital – Ivoire Hydro Energy
  • Helios, Gemcorp – Africell
  • TLG – Grace Lake Partners
  • Pearl Capital – Sesaco
  • Vantage – Cap Tamarin Ltée

PORTFOLIO COMPANY OF THE YEAR

SUBCATEGORIES: Innovation, Improvement, Development & Social Impact

  • 54 Capital – BBHL
  • 8 Miles – Beloxxi
  • Actis – Honoris Universities
  • Adenia Partners – Opham
  • AFIGNGC
  • AIIM – Albatros
  • Alta Semper – Macro Holdings
  • Amethis – Groupe Premium
  • Apis – DPO
  • Àrgentil Capital – Tempohousing Nigeria
  • Centum Capital Partners – Almasi Beverages
  • Duet – SAPLED
  • Denham Capital – Endeavor Energy
  • DPIKMR
  • ECPCIPREL
  • Fanisi – Haltons
  • Goodwell Investments, Alitheia Capital – Paga
  • Investec Asset Management – Akuo Kita Solar
  • Mediterrania Capital Partners – Groupe Cofina
  • Synergy- Northstar
  • TLG Capital – BAJ Fuel
  • Verod – Oreon Education
  • Zebu – Moablaou
  • Zebu – Norish

ADVISOR AWARDS

Fund Administrators

  • Abax Services
  • Axis
  • Intercontinental Trust
  • IQ-EQ
  • Maitland
  • SANNE
  • Trident Trust

Legal Advisors

Global Legal Advisors

SUBCATEGORIES: Overall, Funds, Transactions & Single Deal

  • Akin Gump
  • Allen & Overy
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Clifford Chance
  • Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • Eversheds
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Linklaters
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • White & Case
  • Winston & Strawn

Local & Frontier Legal Advisors

SUBCATEGORIES: Overall, Funds, Transactions & Single Deal

  • ÆLEX
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Banwo & Ighodalo
  • Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
  • Bowmans
  • Chibesakunda & Co
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • ENSafrica
  • Ikeyi Shittu & Co
  • Jurifis
  • KN Law
  • Matouk Bassiouny
  • Nyamayaro Makanza & Bakasa
  • Templars
  • The New Practice
  • Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
  • Webber Wentzel
  • Werksmans Attorneys

Financial Advisors

Global Financial Advisors

SUBCATEGORIES: Overall & Single Deal

  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Grant Thornton
  • KPMG
  • Lazard
  • Macquarie
  • Marsh
  • McKinsey
  • PwC
  • Roland Berger

Local & Frontier Financial Advisors

SUBCATEGORIES: Overall & Single Deal

  • Apex Partners
  • Barium Capital
  • Chapel Hill Denham
  • DataMax Registrars
  • HC Securities and Investment
  • Nisk Capital
  • Pangaea Securities
  • Perigeum Capital
  • Renmere Consulting
  • Step Advisory 
  • Vetiva Capital
  • West Capital

Other Advisors

  • Afaya Partners
  • Darien Analytics
  • OST Energy
  • Rongead
  • SgurrEnergy


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

Media contact:
The PEA Awards Team
Awards@peafricagroup.com
+44 (0) 207 127 0402
www.PEAfricaGroup.com

About Private Equity Africa:
Private Equity Africa (www.PEAfricaGroup.com) is a UK-based magazine that focuses exclusively on Africa’s private equity industry, providing news, analysis and research. Outputs include an online portal, a newsletter, a quarterly print journal and events.


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