At the 7th Annual Private Equity Africa Awards hosted at London's Langham Hotel on 12. June, DiGAME Investment Company was awarded 'Large Cap Exit of the Year' for the 2017 sale of GetSmarter.
In May of 2017, South African online education provider GetSmarter was sold to US firm 2U, Inc. for US$103 million.
DiGAME CIO, Samer Salty, received the award on behalf of the team saying, "Amongst such competition for this prestigious award, the team at DiGAME is delighted to be recognised for this achievement. DiGAME Investment Company has pan-African mandate to invest growth capital in technology-enabled businesses. We believe in the transformative power of technology in Africa to positively change lives and are excited about the opportunities we are seeing across the African continent."