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2016

Mauritius, the International Financial Centre of Excellence

21 November 2016

Mauritius has emerged as a tried and trusted international financial centre of substance in cross-border investments. Its competitiveness among global players has been sharpened by the sound legal and regulatory framework and attractive fiscal and non-fis…

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Building Africa – The Power of Private Investment

09 November 2016

I recently read a story in a local Tanzanian paper on how little progress there has been in African governance over the last decade, as cited in the 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG). There was progress, the article said, just not very much …

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Brexit: What does it mean for African private equity?

24 October 2016

Markets were thrown into a state of turmoil on Friday, 24th June, 2016, following the surprise outcome of the referendum that saw the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Notwithstanding the outcome of the referendum, the UK has yet to commence the …

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RT @AfricaGlobFunds: Agri-Vie Fund II closes at $146m #agribusiness #food #funds #Africa #SouthAfrica #fundraising #privateequity @SAVCAsso…

RT @AfCDigest: AfricInvest ups its stake in Kenyan insurance group Britam. Now owns a little over 17% of the NSE-listed company. @AfricInve…

Congratulations to the new co-Chairs of @AVCA_Africa’s Legal and Regulatory Committee: Geoffrey Burgess, Partner,… https://t.co/LcdPWnfloh

RT @Africa_PE_News: QUOTE OF THE WEEK: "I believe that long-term financial sustainability is non-negotiable for any impact investment if w…

@AVCA_Africa speaks with Richard Putley, Managing Director @ExecsinAfrica on what it takes to succeed within the Af… https://t.co/UNrKLfi0FS