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North Africa continues to demonstrate private equity investment potential

Latest AVCA 'Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity' report indicates steady investor interest in the manufacturing, healthcare, education and consumer goods sectors.

East Africa strengthens its private equity investment potential

East Africa reported a total of 167 PE deals between 2010-2016 H1, with a total deal value of US$1.4bn.

Private equity firm Abraaj on doing deals in a more volatile Africa

Many markets are still experiencing higher growth than most western countries

Private equity: Africa shifts from a seller’s to a buyer’s market

Q&A with Adrian Leuenberger, Quantum Global's group head of asset management.

Private equity in Africa: Why investors need new approaches

With too many players chasing the same kinds of deals, funds need to consider more flexible investment strategies.

Recent Articles

  1. Profit-making idea: Pick up African companies while valuations remain low

    18 January, 2017
    'I think now is the right time for people to start looking and put money in,' says Thabo Ncalo of Savvy Capital Partners.
  2. Casablanca wants to position itself as gateway for investment in Africa

    20 December, 2016
    Growing commercial linkages between north Africa and the rest of the continent.
  3. Africa’s private equity opportunities and challenges

    15 December, 2016
    In a continent where stock exchanges remain under-developed, private equity offers investors access to high-potential companies.
  4. Private equity: Africa shifts from a seller’s to a buyer’s market

    28 November, 2016
    Q&A with Adrian Leuenberger, Quantum Global's group head of asset management.
  5. Africa’s shifting private equity landscape

    22 November, 2016
    The entry of new kinds of investors is transforming the market.
  6. East Africa strengthens its private equity investment potential

    21 November, 2016
    East Africa reported a total of 167 PE deals between 2010-2016 H1, with a total deal value of US$1.4bn.
  7. North Africa continues to demonstrate private equity investment potential

    2 November, 2016
    Latest AVCA 'Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity' report indicates steady investor interest in the manufacturing, healthcare, education and consumer goods sectors.
  8. Private equity investor on what he learned from his South Africa-Ethiopia motorbike ride

    28 October, 2016
    Investment prospects across the continent.
  9. Private equity firm Abraaj on doing deals in a more volatile Africa

    17 October, 2016
    Many markets are still experiencing higher growth than most western countries
  10. The Abraaj Group acquires stake in sub-Saharan Africa’s urea fertiliser manufacturer

    13 October, 2016
    The Abraaj Group, an investor operating in global growth markets, today announced that it has acquired a minority stake in Indorama Fertilisers B.V
  11. Why Africa’s private equity-bubble worries are misplaced

    3 October, 2016
    Is too much money chasing too few companies?
  12. [Podcast] Private equity in Africa: Growing interest in real estate, while deal sizes remain small

    30 September, 2016
    Private equity deal activity in Africa has remained strong over the course of the first half of 2016, despite the continuing volatility of global and regional economies.
  13. Actis discusses deal activity in Africa

    20 September, 2016
    'Our private equity team in Africa has had a busy time over the last 12 months,' says Actis partner and head of southern Africa, David Cooke.
  14. Private equity in Africa: Why investors need new approaches

    19 September, 2016
    With too many players chasing the same kinds of deals, funds need to consider more flexible investment strategies.
  15. Private equity firm on why it backed a North African pharma producer

    15 September, 2016
    Actis recently invested in Medis Group – a producer of generic pharmaceuticals in Tunisia and Algeria.
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