Rothschild Nets US$530M For Africa P.E. Fund

Jun 30 2014 | 9:37am ET

Private bank Edmond de Rothschild has raised US$530 million for its first fund focused on Africa, one that it launched in conjunction with the Carlyle Group.

The new fund, which will take minority stakes in small- and mid-sized African companies, is run by Amethis Finance, which itself is owned by Edmond de Rothschild. The Financial Times first reported the fundraising.

Rothschild is working with Carlyle and Dubai-based private-equity firm Abraaj Group on the Africa fund.


In Depth

Humble in Hofstra...One Debate an Election Can Make

Sep 26 2016 | 10:20am ET

Tonight's U.S. Presidential debate, infamously coined the “Humbling in Hofstra...

Lifestyle

Vortic: Reimagining the Custom Wristwatch

Sep 27 2016 | 7:24pm ET

American watch manufacturer Vortic, which started out restoring antique pocket watch...

Guest Contributor

Hedge Fund Marketing – Tips for Your Initial Sales Meeting

Sep 29 2016 | 5:46pm ET

There are two main goals a hedge fund should have for an initial in-person sales...