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PE Exits in Africa 2018

15th Annual AVCA Conference, Marrakech, Morocco

Published: 24 April 2018

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the 2018 Exit Study, How private equity investors create value. Presented by EY and AVCA, the study examines PE exits between 2007–17 using data drawn from both public sources and confidential interviews with former PE owners of exited businesses.

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PE Exits in Africa 2018

PE Exits in Africa 2017

14th Annual AVCA Conference, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Published: 5 April 2017

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the 2017 Exit Study, How private equity investors create value. Presented by EY and AVCA, the study examines PE exits between 2007–16 using data drawn from both public sources and confidential interviews with former PE owners of exited businesses.

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PE Exits in Africa 2017

PE Exits in Africa 2016

Published: 27 April 2016

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the 2016 exit study, How private equity investors create value. Presented by EY and AVCA, the study examines PE exits between 2007–15 using data drawn from both public sources and confidential interviews with former PE owners of exited businesses.

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PE Exits in Africa 2016

PE Exits in Africa 2014

AVCA and EY

Published: 29 April 2015

The update to the 2013 AVCA and EY’s study Broadening horizons: how do private equity investors create value? highlights a strengthening market for private equity exits in Africa. Private equity firms exited 40 companies between 1 January and 31 December 2014, a 38% increase from 29 exits in 2013.

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PE Exits in Africa 2014

According to our new report, South Africa received the largest share of reported PE deals for Southern Africa, acqu… https://t.co/Ny5siC2R2Q

Nigeria, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire were the most active markets in West Africa with the highest number of recorded PE… https://t.co/i6COR9I7Bv

According to our new report, West Africa secured 24% of Africa’s total reported PE deal volume between 2014-2019 an… https://t.co/DZgTaFWylY

Communications Services, Utilities and Energy were reported to be the largest sectors contributing to Africa’s tota… https://t.co/0emVQxNvjK

Africa’s rising middle class remains a key driver in the growth of African PE as Consumer Discretionary, Financials… https://t.co/TE6h3HKN7z