Sunday 11 December 2016

Industry News

SAVCA: Private Equity Plays Growing Role in Funding Infrastructure Gap

SAVCA released latest figures from their 2016 Private Equity Industry Performance Survey, showing the growing role that the industry plays in financing infrastructure development in sub Saharan Africa: The survey...

SAVCA: SA PE Returns for Q2 Highlight Value of Asset Class

The latest performance record of South African private equity, as reflected in the RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance Report for the second quarter of 2016, confirms the capacity of this asset class to deliver steady returns in a setting of moderate...

SAVCA/RisCura: SA Private Equity Shows Ten-Year IRR of 19%

The latest RisCura-SAVCA South African Private Equity Performance Report for the first quarter of 2016 shows that the South African private equity industry remains resilient, delivering a ten-year internal rate of return (IRR) of 19% at the end 31 March 2016, up from 18...

RisCura Guest Post: Are South African Asset Prices Overvalued?

By Mark Winter, Analyst, RisCura. Republished with permission.   If you own equity in South African companies that derive most of their income from business activities within South Africa, you might need to start adjusting your thoughts about what they are really worth, despite...

DFIs Norfund, FMO Team up with Rabobank for ‘Arise’ Bank Holding

DFIs FMO and Norfund have teamed up with Rabobank to pool their stakes in several financial services providers in sub Saharan Africa. The new entity, ‘Arise’, will be operational from 1 January 2017 and will begin with a footprint across 20 African countries, USD600m in...

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