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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 …

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Actis invests in leading emerging markets mobile marketing company

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

Actis scoops four industry awards

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

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.

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