Sunday 20 April 2014

Introduction

Welcome to the Africa Assets database! Our searchable online platform provides fundraising and investment information for roughly 200 active PE and VC funds targeting sub-Saharan Africa. Africa Assets data has been collected from press releases, third party news sources and through conversations with GPs, LPs and other industry stakeholders. It is constantly updated to reflect the latest market activity.

Data is currently organized on this website under three categories: Deals, Exits, and Funds, with a section dedicated to LP Activity coming soon.

Deals & Exits

The Deals & Exits section of the database provides information on all deals and exits that have been reported by PE/VC firms in sub-Saharan Africa from January 2011 to date. Detailed information available for each deal/exit includes:

  • GP, Fund, and Non-PE Co-Investors
  • Transaction Date, Value & Type
  • Stake Taken (%)
  • Returns (exits only)
  • Original Transaction Currency
  • Region & Countries
  • Sector & Sub-Sector
  • Links to related websites and news and analysis from Africa Assets and other media sources

Funds

The Funds section of the database provides a relatively comprehensive list of active private equity funds targeting sub-Saharan Africa. Detailed information available for each fund includes:

  • Fund Manager, Status & Target
  • Fund Summary
  • Launch Date
  • Incremental Close Dates and Amounts
  • Investment Types & Range
  • Region & Country Focus
  • Sector & Sub-Sector Focus
  • Target IRR
  • Links to related websites and news and analysis from Africa Assets and other media sources
  • Coming Soon: work is underway to include information on related deals and LP commitments for each fund in the fund database.

Database Subscriptions: Data is available on a subscription basis for Africa Assets members. Non-members are able to browse sample database entries in order to get a feel for our database format and capabilities. Please see here for more information about subscriptions.