Data & Reports - 2018

Africa Private Equity-backed IPOs 2010–2017

AVCA and PwC's Inaugural report analysing exits of African private equity (PE) portfolio companies on the global capital markets.

Published: 21 September 2018

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) and PwC are delighted to present the first report analysing exits of African private equity (PE) portfolio companies on the global capital markets. This report provides a historic analysis of PE-backed initial public offerings (IPOs) of African portfolio companies, including companies with significant operations in Africa, between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2017.

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Africa Private Equity-backed IPOs 2010–2017

2018 H1 African Private Equity Data Tracker

Published: 10 September 2018

AVCA’s 2018 H1 African Private Equity (PE) Data Tracker provides a provisional look at half year PE activity in Africa. PE deals remained stable and targeted in consumer-focused sectors, with a total value of US$0.9bn. The Financial sectors’ specifically, saw a 6% rise relative to 2017. Utilities also showed an increase in deal values, as a result of a handful of large transactions in the first half of this year.

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2018 H1 African Private Equity Data Tracker

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

Sector Snapshot: Infrastructure

Published: 23 April 2018

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 for 2012- 2017.

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Sector Snapshot: Infrastructure

AVCA Country Snapshot: Morocco

15th Annual AVCA Conference, Marrakech, Morocco

Published: 28 March 2018

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

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AVCA Country Snapshot: Morocco

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