Data & Reports - 2017

Volatility and Uncertainty: How African Private Equity Navigates Through Turbulent Times

AVCA Special Report

Published: 30 November 2017

This special report presents an exploration of the effects of currency volatility and political uncertainty on the African private equity industry, and provides insights into the strategies adopted by fund managers active on the continent to address the risks and capture the opportunities involved. It features views and experiences collected through a survey and interviews conducted with industry practitioners.

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Volatility and Uncertainty: How African Private Equity Navigates Through Turbulent Times

AVCA 2017 Annual Limited Partner Survey

Institutional investor views and expectations about private equity in Africa

Published: 31 October 2017

AVCA is delighted to present the fourth edition of the AVCA Limited Partner (LP) Survey, which examines global investor views about private equity in Africa and return expectations in an evolving industry. Given the evolving global geopolitical landscape, it is more important than ever to undertake investor outreach in order to identify consensus views that will impact our industry. This year’s report finds that despite its challenges, LPs continue to see the appeal of African private equity.

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AVCA 2017 Annual Limited Partner Survey

2017 H1 African Private Equity Data Tracker

Published: 28 September 2017

AVCA’s 2017 H1 African Private Equity (PE) Data Tracker provides a provisional look at half year PE activity in Africa. PE deals remained targeted in consumer-driven sectors in 2017 H1. Consumer Staples (including investments in the African packaged food industry) saw a rise relative to 2016. Telecoms and Materials also showed an increase in terms of deal values as a result of a handful of large transactions in the first half of 2017.

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2017 H1 African Private Equity Data Tracker

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

2017 Africa Sustainability Study: ESG, Job Creation and Job Quality

14th Annual AVCA Conference, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Published: 4 April 2017

AVCA is pleased to announce the release of the second edition of the Africa Sustainability Study. The 2017 edition evaluates private equity’s contribution to and implementation of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards, job creation, and job quality improvements in Africa.

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2017 Africa Sustainability Study: ESG, Job Creation and Job Quality

Sector Snapshot: Infrastructure

14th Annual AVCA Conference, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Published: 4 April 2017

AVCA is pleased to announce the publication of its latest report - Sector Snapshot: Infrastructure. The Snapshot provides a concise overview of private equity activity in the infrastructure sector from 2011 - 2016.

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Sector Snapshot: Infrastructure

AVCA Country Snapshot: Côte d'Ivoire

14th Annual AVCA Conference, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Published: 23 March 2017

AVCA is delighted to announce the publication of the Country Snapshot: Côte d'Ivoire. Drawing on data from AVCA’s proprietary databases, the Snapshot provides a broad overview of the private equity landscape in Côte d'Ivoire.

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AVCA Country Snapshot: Côte d'Ivoire

2016 Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker

Published: 28 February 2017

The 2016 Annual African Private Equity Data Tracker draws on data from AVCA’s proprietary private equity (PE) database and provides insights into key trends in PE investment and fundraising in Africa from 2011 – 2016. Our findings show that deal activity in Africa continues to be strong even in an increasingly volatile global economic environment.

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2016 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

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