Reuters – Carlyle Seals First Africa Deal

By Reuters News — 3 years ago

Carlyle Group and two other investors will pay $210 million for a stake in pan-African agribusiness Export Trading Group, in the US buyout firm’s debut deal on the fast-growing continent, writes Reuters. Carlyle, Standard Chartered and South African private equity fund Pembani Remgro are to take a minority stake in Tanzania-based ETG, which farms and distributes more than 25 different commodities.