Saturday 28 February 2015

Industry News

SAVCA/RisCura: South African Private Equity Ten-Year Returns at 18.5%

SAVCA and RisCura have released their joint Private Equity Performance Report, noting that the returns come in marginally below the JSE’s All-Share Index. From their release: ‘The Private Equity Performance Report...

The African Valuations Data Gap – Does it Matter?

Out of sheer curiosity (and we basically do everything we do in the name of one curiosity or another) we recently attended EAVCA’s training* on valuations in Nairobi. Since we started collecting data on private equity in Africa, many people have come to us looking for Africa-based...

SAVCA-Riscura: Solid Returns for South African Private Equity

The latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance Report confirms that the private equity asset class in this market continues to deliver a sturdy performance. Data show that, over the ten years to the end of June 2014, private equity funds yielded an annualised rate...

SAVCA: Private Equity Funding to Bridge Africa’s Infrastructure Deficit

Johannesburg, 1 October 2014. Private equity investors, with their appetite for risk, extended investment horizons and ability to mobilise a variety of other forms of capital to ensure the viability of multi-faceted deals, are ideal partners to help fund the infrastructure gap in...

Guest Post: Invested Development on Tech Subsidies

Nairobi has grown to be a key hub for emerging-market based technologyinvestors. The relative stability, strong regional GDP growth, comparably modern infrastructure, and a growing technology community make it attractive for many of us. For the same reasons, it also happens to be a...

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