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Find out who took the plaudits in Fund, Deal and Exit of the Year, plus the different markets and geographies across the region.
Tunisia, North Africa
Ahmed Badreldin, the firm's former head of Middle East and North Africa, says the North Africa Fund II has roughly doubled LPs' capital on exited investments so far.
Population growth and continued efforts to improve the business climate since the 2011 revolution are renewing appetite for Egypt.
Africa Leopard fur
Big money is needed to move the needle on the continent, but it’s still a tough sell for institutional investors.
Geographic expansion was central to the strategies of all three companies.
Shenzhen, China
Trade disputes, bad debts in the financial system and a difficult exit environment for tech companies have affected investor appetite for China, according to EMPEA.
Africa Leopard fur
The continent’s private equity is scaling up, with regionalisation emerging as a key strategy. PEI scouts out where activity is highest and where the next opportunities will be.
Nairobi skyline
East Africa Venture Capital Association executive director Esther Ndeti gives her tips for first-time visitors to the Kenyan capital.
Headline numbers only tell you so much, says Clarisa De Franco, CDC’s managing director of funds and capital partnerships.

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