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|| Dubai private equity firm Abraaj raised $1.3 billion to invest in Africa

abraaj2015.jpgDubai private equity firm Abraaj has raised more than $1.3 billion for two funds investing in Africa, the largest amount amassed for direct deals across the continent - FT is reporting.

One fund focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa will be about $1 billion, while the second North African fund will be more than $300 million, the source said. The firm has already invested more than $2.6 billion in Africa over the past two decades through 80 investments in the continent.

Abraaj Group is listed in the Middle East Investors Directory with the code OR01.

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