Though it has been a year since the Abraaj Group scandal, its impact can still be felt within Africa’s private equity industry. The company’s fall has seen investors change their approach towards private equity firms – demanding more transparency, greater corporate governance as well as improved ESG and compliance standards, in hopes of mitigating the costs of operational risks.
In this new environment, how can fund managers ensure that they have the confidence of their investors?
Join AVCA’s Compliance and Best Practises Committee chairs, Sarah Shackleton and Shane Rogel as they introduce the AVCA Operational Due Diligence guide. An industry resource designed to help fund managers understand what investors are looking for when they audit the operational aspects of private equity firms.
AVCA Member: FREE
Non - AVCA Member: GBP£200
11 December 2019
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