The Private Equity Climate in Africa: Embracing The Lion
Avanz Capital in association with AVCA
Published: 1 August 2012
Often referred to as the ‘final frontier’ market by private equity investors, Africa is showing signs of promise due to its rapidly improving economic environment, favorable demographics and growing private sector business activities. Investors who are diligent in their research of investment opportunities have been able to realize outsized returns while minimizing perceived risks. Opportunities exist across the continent, which has been largely overshadowed as an emerging markets private equity destination by hot BRIC markets.