South Africa Private Equity Performance Full Report
As in the previous years, the survey has three parts:
In 2013, investment activity has recovered from the 2012 slump: Private equity (PE) firms invested in 84 deals across sub-Saharan Africa in 2013 (2012: 58), and the values disclosed for 46 deals amounted to USD3.69bn, compared to USD1.13bn for 38 deals in 2012. Fundraising for Africa-focused PE funds was strong in 2013, totalling USD3.58bn. Nearly half of this is going to funds with a continent-wide mandate.
In our second AI Brief (02-2013), our main thematic focus is risk: What are the risks facing PE investors, how can they be managed, and are new investors at a disadvantage to the veterans?
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