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Actis acquires Vlisco Group

Actis pays US$151 million for 100% control of fashion fabric business Vlisco Group.

08/10/10
Actis makes first investment in Brazil

​Actis invests US$58 million in supermarket chain Companhia Sulamericana de Distribuição in inaugural Brazilian investment.

03/10/10
Actis completes 100% Management Buy-Out of Mediterranean Smart Cards Company in Egypt

Actis announces the 100% management buy-out (‘MBO’) of Mediterranean Smart Cards Company (‘MSCC’), the premium electronic payment processor in Africa.

27/07/10
Actis appoints Amanda Jean-Baptiste to the Real Estate team

Actis has announced the appointment of Amanda Jean-Baptiste as a Director in the Real Estate Group. Amanda will be working on deal origination with a focus on pan-Africa, reporting to David Morley, He…

16/06/10
Actis wins private equity awards: African Infrastructure Fund Manager of the Year and Private Equity Manager of the Year, Africa

Actis is pleased to announce it has been named both the '2009 Private Equity Manager of the Year, Africa' and the '2009 African Infrastructure Fund Manager of the Year' by Private Equity International…

16/06/10
Ground breaking at Actis’s US$100m Ikeja City Mall site

A ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction work on a new leisure and retail centre for Lagos.

08/06/10
Actis and KS Energy announce the launch of KS Distribution

Actis invests US$104m in KS Distribution which aims to create Asia's largest oil & gas and marine products distribution business.

06/05/10
Tata and Actis to invest US$200m in Indian road projects

Actis has agreed to invest US$78 million in a joint venture with the Tata Group to upgrade, operate and toll existing Indian roads and highways.

29/04/10
Actis appoints Mahesh Chhabria as Partner in Mumbai

Mahesh Chhabria joins as a Partner and member of the global consumer sector team, based in the Mumbai office.

01/04/10
Actis announces investment in US$100m mall in Nigeria

Actis has entered into a partnership with Paragon Holdings Limited and Rand Merchant Bank of South Africa to build a world class shopping mall in Ikeja, Lagos.

29/03/10
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