2017

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2017

Deal Origination 2.0 - Digital deal sourcing and the future of African private equity

28 November 2017

Deal origination is a labour-intensive process, especially when conducted through traditional methods such as accessing business owners in the immediate network, screening inbound leads, engaging with investment intermediaries, and proprietary research fo…

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Investment Funds: The South African Headquarter Company Regime Hurdle

18 September 2017

With the increasing appetite for investments into African jurisdictions, the South African private equity landscape needs to adapt in order to attract direct foreign investment and to facilitate the seamless investment and divestment in and from these j…

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Nigeria’s FX Window: Boosting investors’ renewed confidence?

22 August 2017

Nigerian law guarantees investors the unconditional transferability of proceeds of their investments in Nigeria in convertible currency, provided that inflow and repatriation are effected through Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) authorised dealers - subject …

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East Africa: A Rising Hub

03 August 2017

Being local is key. Simply put, it helps us to identify great businesses, work in partnership with investee companies, and manage risks. That philosophy has always been core to the investment thesis across each of the markets we work in and Africa is no e…

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CDC Group: Investing to transform lives

06 July 2017

In February, AVCA spoke to Clarisa De Franco, Head of Africa Funds, and Jeremy Cleaver, Portfolio Director, about CDC Group’s investment strategy over the next five years and the importance of development finance to Africa’s growth. We asked them to sha…

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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