Private Equity deals in Africa hit a 7-year high

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A useful summary of the key findings from AVCA’s recent report and analysis of private equity activity and interest in Africa.  With deals worth some $8.1 billion last year, the total is just shy of the $8.3 billion high watermark recorded in 2007.  A diversified market, with less competition for investments in countries posting strong GDP growth have more than a fifth  of private equity funds “now expressing serious interest in investing in Africa” according to private equity veteran Marleen Groen.

Read more at The Financial Times…

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