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2018 Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker

Published: 14 March 2019

This edition of AVCA's Annual African PE Data Tracker highlights a rising trend in PE investments in Africa's information technology sector, and persistent interest in the consumer discretionary and consumer staples sectors in 2018. For the first time, the report also include exit data along with regional spotlights and case studies.

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2018 Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker

AVCA Spotlight on West Africa Private Equity

Published: 26 January 2017

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on West Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions and exits in the region between 2010 and 2016 H1. Our findings reveal that 249 PE deals were completed in West Africa, with a combined value of US$5.4bn.

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AVCA Spotlight on West Africa Private Equity

AVCA Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity

Published: 18 November 2016

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions, exits and fundraising activity in the region. Our findings reveal that 167 PE deals were completed in the region between 2010 and 2016 H1, with a combined value of US$1.4bn.

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AVCA Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity

AVCA Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity

Published: 1 November 2016

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions, exits and fundraising activity in the region. Our findings reveal that 139 PE deals were completed in the region between 2010 and 2016 H1 with a combined value of US$2.4bn.

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AVCA Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity

AVCA Spotlight on West Africa Private Equity

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Published: 1 November 2015

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on West Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions, exits and fundraising activity in the region. Our findings reveal that 311 PE deals were recorded in the region since 2007 with a total deal value of US$6.1bn.

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AVCA Spotlight on West Africa Private Equity

AVCA Spotlight on Southern Africa Private Equity

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Published: 1 October 2015

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on Southern Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions, exits and fundraising activity in the region. Our findings reveal that 341 PE deals were completed in the region between 2007 and 2014 with a combined value of US$6.7bn.

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AVCA Spotlight on Southern Africa Private Equity

AVCA Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity

AVCA

Published: 1 July 2015

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions, exits and fundraising activity in the region. Our findings reveal that 156 PE deals were completed in the region between 2007 and 2014 with a combined value of US$5.3bn.

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AVCA Spotlight on North Africa Private Equity

AVCA Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity

AVCA

Published: 1 March 2015

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of the Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity. The report provides a summary of recent private equity transactions, exits and fundraising activity in the region. Our findings show that PE activity in East Africa is rising with 158 reported transactions between 2007 – 2014 and deal values totaling US$1.5bn.

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AVCA Spotlight on East Africa Private Equity

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