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2017

Letter from the CEO: Championing Job Creation in Africa

29 June 2017

We noted with interest the FT's recent comment piece highlighting the need for job creation in Africa, and the role that private equity (PE) can play in generating employment. Over the past eight years, AVCA has been tracking the employment impact generat…

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Peter Baird appointed to AVCA Board, and seven new appointments to AVCA’s advisory committees

25 May 2017

London, UK, Thursday 25th May 2017: The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today announces the appointment of Peter Baird, Managing Principal, Africa Private Equity at Investec Asset Management (Investec) to its Board of Directo…

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African PE Exits Hit Record High in 2016

02 May 2017

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017, London: The number of exits achieved by PE firms in Africa is trending upwards, evidenced by a record number of exits in 2016. According to the EY and African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association’s (AVCA) fifth annual stud…

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New AVCA Video: Building A Sustainable Future for Africa - Our Common Purpose

04 April 2017

Tuesday, 4th April 2017: The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today presented a short animated film illustrating the wide-reaching impact of private equity investment in Africa. Launched on Day One of the 14th Annual AVCA Con…

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Private Equity in Africa steps up a gear in 2016

28 February 2017

Tuesday, 28th February 2017, London: Private equity investment in Africa continues to go from strength to strength, evidenced by a new report from the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA). AVCA’s 2016 Annual African Private Equity…

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AVCA announces five new appointments to its Board of Directors

13 February 2017

Monday, 13th February 2017, London: The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today appointed five prominent industry veterans to join its Board of Directors. The new Board members are key influencers within the African private equ…

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Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye appointed Director, Head of Research for AVCA

26 January 2017

London, UK, Monday, 23rd January 2017: The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Enitan Obasanjo-Adeleye as Director, Head of Research. Enitan joins AVCA with over 15 years of research, co…

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#PE is a key driver of economic growth in Africa. Read the latest #AfricaZoom op-ed from @AbaxServices: https://t.co/3pzJeu02Hd #AVCAMembers

@TheNewPractice Neither can we! We look forward to seeing the TNP team again. #AVCAConnect🍸

#ThrowbackThursday: Highlights from the 14th Annual AVCA Conference, Abidjan https://t.co/W7QYgIuKrF #AVCACon2017 #AVCACon2018 #AVCAConnect

You heard it here first: #AVCAConnect returns to #Lagos this September! Registration opens next week. Save the date… https://t.co/pTdL2lHBzr

RT @CDCgroup: In his first full interview, our new CEO, Nick O'Donohoe, speaks to @devfinancenews about his plans for CDC: https://t.co/Cx8