Zenith Bank has overtaken First Bank as Nigeria’s largest bank by Customer Deposits, a position held by the latter for decades.
Terragon, Africa’s leading mobile marketing company has closed a $5 million funding round led by Africa-focused TLcom Capital with participation from other investors.
Farmcrowdy, Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced the launch of 7,500 acres of new maize and rice farms in Nigerian states, Kaduna and Kwara.
US-based private equity investor Milost Global has signed a deal to invest $250 million in Resort Savings & Loans, a financial services company.
African Infrastructure Investment Managers and Helios Investment Partners invest in Nigeria's Starsight Power Utility
African Infrastructure Investment Managers, one of Africa’s leading infrastructure equity investment managers and a member of Old Mutual Alternative Investments, has announced an investment in Starsight Power Utility.
African Reinsurance Corporation announces its membership of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), and becomes the first multi-lateral financial institution to invest in AFC.
American private equity firm Milost Global Inc. has announced that, together with its African subsidiary, Isilo Capital Partners it has closed the acquisition of a 100 percent interest in Primewaterview Holdings Nigeria.
Private equity-backed Viathan Group has issued Nigeria’s debut 10-year corporate infrastructure bond in local currency to raise 10 billion naira ($32 million) at a yield of 16 percent to fund power assets.
MTN Group, Africa's biggest mobile phone operator, has said that it assigned a $231 million shareholder loan to phone tower group, IHS Holding Ltd, impacting its 2017 profits.
Farmcrowdy, a Nigerian digital agriculture platform which allows Nigerians to venture in and sponsor agriculture, has announced that it had closed on seed funding of $1 million from international and local investors.