DEALS OF THE YEAR

Deals of the Year

MonthBuyerSellerInvestment SizeSectorType
JanNorFinance AsHelios Investment PartnersUSD 248 MillionBankingSecondary Buyout
 Old Mutual PlcCentum, Abraaj Group, AfricInvest & SwedfundUSD 250.3 MillionInsuranceM&A and PE exit
FebWadi DeglaHome AfrikaUSD 21.5 MillionReal EstateJoint Venture
 LGT Venture Philanthropy, Ludin Foundation & OthersM-KOPAUSD 12.5 MillionEnergyVenture Capital
 Gulf Petrochem GroupEssar Petroleum East AfricaUSD 5 MillionPetroleumM&A
MarchECPKCA University, ICPAKUSD 17.5 MillionHigher EducationPE
 Mwalimu SaccoEquatorial Commercial Bank, Naushad MeraliUSD 27.9 MillionFinancial ServicesM&A
  Housing FinanceUSD 38.8 MillionBankingRights Issue
AprilAviation Industry Corporation of China, ICDCCentum InvestmentUSD 155 MillionReal EstatePE
  EABLUSD 54.3 MillionManufacturingCorporate Bond
 Fanisi CapitalEuropean Foods Africa LimitedUSD 2.1Food & BeveragePE
MayStampede Natural ResourcesAfrica OilUSD 100 MillionOil & GasShare Private Placement
 IFC Kenya Re/ Zeo-ReUSD 20 MillionInsurancePE
 Equity GroupPro Credit Bank CongoUSD 60 MillionBankingM&A
JuneChoppies Enterprises LtdUkwala SupermarketsUSD 10 MillionRetailM&A
  Chase BankUSD 49.5 MillionBankingCorporate Bond
 Barclays AfricaFirst AssuranceUSD 30 MillionInsuranceM&A
 NSSF UgandaHelios EB Investors/ Equity BankUSD 46.5 MillionBankingPartial PE Exit
July Stockport Exploration IncUSD 84,000MiningShare Private Placement
  Kenya Women Holding, Kenya Womens Finance TrustUSD 14.5 MillionFinancial ServicesShare Private Placement
 GrofinCafé DeliUSD 1 MillionFood & BeveragePE
AugustNSSF KenyaHelios Investment Partners, Equity GroupUSD 92 MillionBankingSecondary Buyout/ PE exit
 AxisApexAfrica CapitalUSD 4.5 MillionStock BrokerageM&A
  Real People Kenya LtdUSD 15.5 MillionMicrofinanceCorporate Bond
September Fairmont Kenya Safari ClubUSD 16.8 MillionHospitalityM&A
 Educa LLCAfricInvestUSD 33.6 MillionEducationSecondary Buyout
 CDC Group and NorfundActis, Globeleq AfricaUSD 227 MillionEnergySecondary Buyout
October Cytonn InvestmentsUSD 19.4 MillionReal EstateCorporate Bond
 Centum InvestmentsK-REP BankUSD 11.5 MillionBankingRight Issue
  Family BankUSD 19.4 MillionBankingCorporate Bond
NovemberSafaricom (Spark Fund)SendyKES 22 MillionITPE
 Delta Africa Property HoldingsBuffalo MallKES 418 MillionReal EstateM&A
  Stanlib InvestmentsKES 3.6 BillionReal EstateIPO-REIT

Source: Business Daily & Burbidge Capital

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