Past Podcasts

Making healthcare affordable and accessible in Africa

Spotlight on LeapFrog Investments

LeapFrog Investment's Biju Mohandas explores consolidation in Africa's health ecosystem, universal health coverage, and the global lifestyle shift towards wellness as a significant part of our lives.

11 August 2021

Trends and opportunities in Nigeria's dairy industry

Spotlight on L&Z Integrated Farms

For L&Z Integrated Farms, a family-owned dairy business based in Kano State, Nigeria, the future is positive and full of opportunity. In this episode of PE Talks Africa with Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, M. D. Abubakar, we discuss the impact of private equity investment from Sahel Capital on the business' growth over the past five years; shifting consumer tastes and opportunities to introduce new dairy products into the market; and key initiatives by the business to address some of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), including Reduced Inequalities (SDG 10).

07 July 2021

Value creation in private equity

In conversation with Albert Alsina

Albert Alsina is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner at Mediterrania Capital Partners. In 2020, Albert published Value Creation in Private Equity, a guide for investors, fund managers and business leaders seeking to create value and improve performance. In this episode, we talk to Albert about the eight-step model of value creation, how fund managers have supported portfolio companies during the pandemic, and the trends driving investment across Africa, including sustainability. Albert sits on AVCA's Sustainability Committee and is an Associate Professor at the EADA Business School in Barcelona.

12 May 2021

RT @FSDAfrica: This new report highlights progress in #FinTech #regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Thanks to foundational funding from @FCDO…

Great news for private capital in Africa coming from @CDCgroup, soon to be British International Investment. Get m…

RT @AfricanBizMag: Pandemic recovery is fuelling a deal craze in Africa with a record 319 deals reported last year, compared to the 140 in…

#AVCAMemberNews: Verod Capital names Ori Rewane new Head of Investor Relations & Communications. Ori brings 18+ ye…

Global interest in Africa's #VC ecosystem couldn't be higher. But there is more work to be done to close the early-…