Wednesday, November 20, 2019

CDC keeps Africa funds allocations on par

CDC’s commitments to Africa-focused funds have largely stayed on par, as the development financier grows its allocations to its debt strategy. The financier backed...

Dutch LP backs 12 funds

About 12 Africa-focused funds have attracted a total of $120 million from a Dutch LP in the four years since it was set...

SSA tops business reforms

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has topped the charts – in terms of the region that has implemented the most reforms to improve the...

Southern Africa leads on deals

Southern Africa, including South Africa, delivered the most number of deals in the first half of this year, according to industry data.

Consumer sector reigns in H1

The consumer sector was the most popular space for deal-making in the first half of the year, delivering the largest deal volumes.

Sombre year for African fundraising

Africa experienced the biggest drop in fundraising in 2016, leading the plummet across emerging markets. The US and Middle East remained steady, with Europe...

H1 2016 Deal Review: Industrials knock off services

Industrials triumphed over business services as the most popular space for private equity investment in the first half of the year, as...

GPs return $583m to LPs

Private equity GPs invested in South Africa returned approximately $582.7 million (R8.9 billion) to their LPs in 2015, according to a recent...

SSA wins LP top slot

Limited Partner (LP) investors that are already invested in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) rank the region as the most attractive region to be...

PEA 2016 Awards Shortlist

Private Equity Africa is pleased to announce the shortlist for its 5th Annual GP & Advisor Awards. The 2016 awards have received a very strong...