Ardagh Group acquires Consol Holdings Proprietary for US$635m

SOUTH AFRICA – Ardagh Group S.A. has announced the acquisition of Consol Holdings Proprietary Limited, the leading producer of glass packaging on the African continent, for an equity value of ZAR10.1 billion (US$635 million). Completion of the acquisition is subject to certain conditions, including regulatory approvals that are expected to be obtained in the second quarter of 2022. “We are…

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Nigeria’s Helium Health acquires Qatar’s doctor booking platform Meddy

NIGERIA – Helium Health, a health IT startup, has acquired Meddy, a Qatar- and UAE-based doctor booking platform, for an unknown sum. The purchase, according to Helium Health CEO Adegoke Olubusi, is unique in that it brings together two regions that rarely collide in technology: Africa and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). “You don’t have a lot of people who…

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