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Private Equity International's interactive presentation explores dealmaking, exit and fundraising activity on the continent in 13 slides.
As the dust begins to settle from covid-19's immediate fallout, GPs and mid-market businesses are considering longer-term implications and opportunities.
Kenya remains the region’s leading deal hub.
Investment in the region shows signs of growing geographical diversification.
The pandemic arrived after a promising year for African private equity, but the industry has readied itself to rise to the challenges of the covid era.
Already a PE stronghold, Egypt is touted for its growing VC credentials.
Startup-friendly legislation and growing foreign investor interest gives African VC a boost.
Deal volume picked up last year, as tech innovation and a burgeoning VC scene made their mark on Africa’s investment landscape. We outline the trends shaping private equity activity on the continent.
The rising middle class is bolstering the consumer space, as tech turns GP and LP heads.
Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal show promise as deal share rises.

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