Bart Dujczynski, Investment Director, Kulczyk Investments is a panellist at CbI’s AIX: Gas

AIX: Gas 2016 panellist. Bart is Investment Director at Kulczyk Investments, Poland’s largest Private Equity group (AUM c.US$4bn) with global investments in infrastructure, energy, power, metals & mining and real estate. Since 2011 Vice President (including 1.5 years interim CFO), then … Read More

Andy Louw, Principal: Infrastructure Investments, STANLIB

Panellist at AIX: Transport and Infrastructure at RSA House, 9 to 10 June 2016 Andy joined STANLIB in 2013, as Principal in the Infrastructure Investments Franchise. He was previously Executive Vice-President in the Infrastructure Equity team at Standard Bank, where he was responsible for all infrastructure … Read More

The Abraaj Group raises almost $1 billion for latest Africa-focused fund

The Dubai based private equity firm, The Abraaj Group has raised almost $1 billion for Abraaj Africa Fund III, beating its initial target of $800m.

Nick Palairet, Director, Asante Capital

Panelist at AIX: Energy Nick has over 10 years of private equity transaction experience. He is responsible for raising capital in the private markets for both private equity funds and direct investments, focusing on further developing Asante’s direct capital markets capability. … Read More

Jens Thomassen, Director, Denham Capital

AIX: Gas 2016 panellist. Jens Thomassen is a Director, responsible for origination, analysis, structuring, valuation and execution of investments for the Power & Renewables Deal Team. He joined Denham Capital in 2012. Prior to joining Denham, Jens was a Director … Read More

Adrian Mucalov, Director, Actis

AIX: Gas 2016 panellist. Adrian joined Actis in 2009 after graduating from Harvard Business School (MBA) and Harvard Kennedy School (MPA/ID). Adrian has been instrumental in several transactions at Actis, including Umeme (Uganda), Eneo (Cameroon) and Energuate (Guatemala), and is … Read More

Mark Florman, Special Advisor, 8 Miles

Panelist at AIX: Energy Mark Florman created Maizels Westerberg & Co, one of the first independent merchant banks in 1982. He went on to specialise in the restructuring of failing companies. Mark has advised a wide variety of governments and industries. … Read More

Andrea Bohnstedt, Director, Africa Assets

Panelist at AIX: Energy Andrea Bohnstedt has an extensive background in political risk analysis and investment consulting in Africa. She worked as Africa analyst for Global Insight, one of the largest international country intelligence providers. Andrea has also written on business, … Read More

Blackstone, Carlyle Join Africa’s Dangote for Investment

Blackstone Group LP (BX) and Carlyle Group LP (CG), the world’s two biggest private-equity firms, sought a partner in Africa to invest in the continent’s burdened energy infrastructure. They both found him in Aliko Dangote, Africa’s wealthiest man.