2021

2021

Value creation is a combination of talent, strong processes and governance

13 April 2021

In 2013, Albert Alsina founded Mediterrania Capital Partners and began refining his model of Value Creation while working directly with small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-cap companies in Africa. Since that time, Albert and his team have engage…

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Gender-smart impact investing in emerging markets

08 March 2021

The global investment opportunity to improve the lives of women and their families is becoming increasingly well recognised. According to IFC, women-led small and medium enterprises (SMEs) worldwide face a US$1.4trn shortfall in access to credit. A McKins…

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Resilience, resurgence and results in 2021

04 February 2021

As the first quarter of 2021 is fully underway, there is a widespread hope that this year will mark the beginning of economic recovery and the transition to a smarter future driven by data, technology adoption, cross-country and cross-sector collaboration…

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Stronger financial systems create better jobs

02 February 2021

Last year, the World Bank argued that Africa is well-positioned to take advantage of new digital technologies — if governments can encourage innovation and investment to flow, including by increasing access to finance. This, the report argues, will unleas…

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Getting to the Root of Africa’s Food Challenges

14 January 2021

Senegal is home to 350,000 herding families. But in Dakar, the West African nation’s capital, grocery store shelves are piled high with powdered milk—mainly imported from Europe. The situation is a stark example of the stubborn agriculture production and…

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AVCA is pleased to join @IFC_org and @EMPEA for the 22nd Annual Global Private Equity Conference from 17-20 May 202… https://t.co/qvD6pN1dE9

RT @tolushola: In my latest blog post, I look back at the @AVCA_Africa annual conference. The piece includes the introductory remarks that…

We caught up with @meridiam's Mathieu Peller to discuss how the firm delivers infrastructure that improves the qual… https://t.co/MGZLDeUkV6

RT @AfricanLawBiz: Reasons to be cheerful for private equity and venture capital at @AVCA_Africa conference. https://t.co/Wg0hKqMaKG https:…

The 'State of Tech in Africa 2021' report by @AfricArena2021 provides insight into the opportunities, challenges, a… https://t.co/Y1asRhpezr