Helios Investment Partners in Formation of Largest Pan-Africa Private Equity Fund Raised to Date

June 8, 2011

Cleary Gottlieb represented Helios Investment Partners in connection with the formation of its second private equity fund, Helios Investors II, L.P. Helios II held its final close on June 8 with aggregate commitments from investors of over $900 million, making it the largest pan-Africa investment fund raised to date. The fund has a mandate to pursue investments throughout Africa, and has already closed a number of landmark transactions.