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Actis appoints Shami Nissan to the Responsible Investment team

Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity firm, today announces the appointment of Shami Nissan as a Director in the Responsible Investment team. Shami is based in the London office and takes up …

16/07/14
Actis sells further 6.7% of Umeme as retail and management tranche oversubscribed

Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity firm, today announced the successful conclusion of a two-part transaction that has seen the firm’s subsidiary, Umeme Holdings Ltd (“UHL”), sell a total 4…

16/06/14
Actis completes $202m Cameroonian electricity deal

London, 13 June 2014: Actis has completed the acquisition from The AES Corporation (AES) of the majority interest in three power assets in Cameroon following government and lender approval.

13/06/14
Actis realises investment in Egypt’s Commercial International Bank

Actis, the pan-emerging market investor, today announced it has successfully realised its investment in Commercial International Bank (CIB), the leading bank in Egypt.

19/05/14
Actis attracts new investors into Uganda

Actis today announced the successful sale of a substantial stake of Ugandan electricity distributor, Umeme Ltd (Umeme) for US$85.5 million.

19/05/14
Actis invests in leading Chinese biscuit brand

Actis today announced its investment in Jiashili Food Group (“Jiashili”), one of the largest Chinese biscuit brands, for a significant minority stake.

28/04/14
Actis to invest in Africa’s largest independent credit bureau

Actis has today announced that is has established Credit Services Holdings (CSH), a buy-and-build credit services business.

24/04/14
Actis invests in leading emerging markets mobile marketing company

Actis today announced a significant investment in Upstream, the leading emerging markets mobile monetisation company.

22/04/14
Actis scoops four industry awards

Named ‘Private equity firm of the year’ in Africa across private equity, infrastructure and real estate sectors

03/03/14
Actis invests in AutoXpress, East Africa’s leading tyre distributor

Actis today announced a 36% equity investment in the AutoXpress group, East Africa’s leading tyre wholesaler and retailer.

03/02/14
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