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2015

AVCA Research Release: West Africa Private Equity Investments Continue to Rise

30 November 2015

London, UK, 29 October 2015: The report further reveals an improving business environment in the region. Whilst some challenges persist in the region such as an infrastructure and energy deficit, and a relatively under-developed legal framework in the con…

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AVCA Research Release: Southern Africa Private Equity Market Remains Resilient

29 October 2015

London, UK, 29 October 2015: Private equity (PE) in Southern Africa continues to show resilience despite a challenging economic environment, new research by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) shows. AVCA’s Spotlight on Sout…

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AVCA Research Release: North Africa Private Equity Investment Remains Resilient

30 July 2015

London, UK, 30 July 2015: North Africa private equity (PE) deal activity has remained relatively stable despite a challenging political and economic environment in recent years, new research by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (A…

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African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association announces changes to Board

01 May 2015

London, United Kingdom, May 1st 2015: The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) today announces a series of changes to its Board of Directors. Hurley Doddy, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Capital Partners has been appointe…

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AVCA Research Release: Private Equity Investment in Africa Buoyed by Continuous Growth in 2014

02 March 2015

London, United Kingdom, 2 March 2015: The outlook for private equity in Africa remains exceptionally positive for 2015, a new report by the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) reveals. This is in spite of ongoing challenges conce…

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The @IFC will invest up to US$13mn in Capria Fund, a new US$100mn 'network fund' that invests in impact fund mana… https://t.co/3FnFe15eLR

@Proparco invested US$3mn in @JUMO_WORLD, a EM fintech start-up supporting the under-banked. #AVCASummit18https://t.co/O574LSxcra

@AFD_France has launched a new US$76mn fund to support African start-ups. US$58mn will be administered through… https://t.co/PJJKOPhrj8

Nairobi-based mobile survey platform @mSurvey raised US$3.5mn in a Series A round led by #TLcom Capital. #AVCASummit18 #VCinAfrica

@Jumia_Group, Africa's biggest ecommerce ecosystem, is Africa's first 'unicorn': an unlisted start-up with a valuat… https://t.co/JXuRIbcbbD