Congratulations to all the winners and participants of the Private Equity Africa Awards 2017.
There were about 100 private equity deals in Africa in 2016, according to Preqin, valued at $3bn, according to figures at the industry-leading Private Equity Africa 7th annual review and outlook.
Tonight’s meeting: Private Equity Africa 7th Annual Review & Outlook Seminar at Thomson Reuters HQ “Generating alpha in uncertainty” features top speakers identifying 2017 trends, including emerging credit funds, deal pricing and activity.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Private Equity Africa Awards which celebrate the achievements of Africa’s top General Partners (GPs) and advisors in 2014.
Global institutional investors (“Limited Partners”/LP) have selected Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as the most attractive investment region for private equity, according to research from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA).
Learn from private equity fund-raising and deal trends of 2011 and look forward to the rest of 2012 with top private equity managers and a leading Africa economist at the Private Equity Africa evening seminar in London on 14 March. Entry deadline 31 March is also fast approaching for the Private Equity Africa awards, in association with the Coller Institute of Private Equity at London School of Business.
Private equity funds focusing on Africa are becoming more active and making more deals. At least 12 deals were closed in the first five months to May 2011, compared to 19 deals in the whole of 2010, reports leading website Private Equity Africa which cites data from the research house Preqin. The disclosed value of the investments was $1.8 billion, compared to $600 million of deals made in the whole of 2010.