SA digital payments platform Peach Payments has secured more than R564m in new funding from UK-based asset manager Apis Partners, adding to the list of fast growing fintech companies that continue to drive investment interest and dollars to the country’s shores.

The largest capital raises in recent times for local start-ups have been $120m (about R2.14bn) for Jumo, led by Fidelity Management & Research at a $400m valuation; $48m for Ozow, led by China’s Tencent; and $83m for Yoco. All three are fintech firms...

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