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Development Partners International

Founders Miles Morland Runa Alam



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Total investments 29
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 28
Rounds per year 1.71
Lead investments 11
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Food Processing
  • Telecommunications

In 2007 was created Development Partners International, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. This Development Partners International works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 27 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Telecommunications, Food Processing. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Cu00f4te d'Ivoire. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ChannelVAS, Banque Atlantique, Food Concepts Plc. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 16-20 years to get the investment from the fund.

This organization was formed by Miles Morland, Runa Alam.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Development Partners International, startups are often financed by AfricInvest, Truffle Capital, Musa Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Thawer Capital Management (UK). In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Pioneer Foods, Mediterrania Capital Partners, HarbourVest Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ukheshe Technologies

Credit Cards
Debit Cards
Financial Services
$40M07 Dec 2022 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Egyptian fintech MNT-Halan lands $120M from Apis Partners, DisrupTech and others

– MNT-Halan, a fintech company, raised $120m funding.
– The round was led by private equity firms Apis Growth Fund II, Development Partners International and Lorax Capital Partners, as well as VCs like Middle East Venture Partners, Endeavor Catalyst and DisruptTech.
– It brings the total funding to $150m.
– The company plans to use the funding to expand its services across Egypt and the MENA region.


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Total investments 29
Average round size 31M
Rounds per year 1.71
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 11
Follow on index 0.03
Exits 5
Group Appearance index 0.34

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Ukheshe Technologies

Credit Cards
Debit Cards
Financial Services
$40M07 Dec 2022 Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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