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    SSA wins LP top slot

    Limited Partner LP investors that are already invested in Sub-Saharan Africa SSA rank the region as the most attractive region to be investing in according to the latest Emerging Markets Private ...

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    PEA 2016 Awards Shortlist

    Private Equity Africa is pleased to announce the shortlist for its th Annual GP amp Advisor Awards The awards have received a very strong response based on achievements These have been ...

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    LPs & GPs continue to favour Mauritius for funds

    The bulk of the LPs and GPs investing in Africa continue to view Mauritius favourably as a fund domicile despite recent political criticism by some civil society groups This is according ...

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    Africa exits hit record high

    Private equity exit volumes in Africa touched a record high last year according to Private Equity Africa and Preqin research Private Equity Africa saw exits in the highest level of volumes ...

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    FMO commits $327m to Africa

    Netherland s development finance institution FMO committed approximately million million to Africa during the financial year ended in December a slide from the million reported the previous year Overall FMO investments ...

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    Abraaj launches energy platform with 82% Africa deal pipeline

    Abraaj has launched Themis Energy an emerging markets energy platform with a deal pipeline that is weighted to Africa Themis will seek to source develop and manage energy infrastructure development companies ...

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    DEG investments slide

    Germany s development finance institution DFI Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft DEG commitments to Africa dropped for the year ending December on the back of challenging economic and political challenges The slide ...

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    Top 10 deals in 2015

    Private Equity Africa ranks the top ten disclosed dealc in The ranking features deals from Verod Helios Abraaj Old Mutual Emerging Capital Partners ECP International Finance Corporation IFC Ethos and Standard ...

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    Africa fund closures touch $6bn in 2015

    Africa-focused fund closes brought in about billion in with three fifths of the capital raised by brand-name managers according to Preqin research The figure covers all alternative assets fundraisings including credit ...

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    Investec closes SSA fund II, raises deal target size

    Investec Asset Management has reached the final close of its sophomore Sub-Saharan Africa SSA fund with the latest vehicle structured to back slightly larger deals than its main vehicle Investec Africa ...

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