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    LPs too slow for new GP opportunities

    Global LPs remain positive on the private equity asset class but a good number of them have admitted that their firms have been too slow to move in on new opportunities ...

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    Proparco raises Africa PE commitments

    France s development finance institution DFI Proparco raised its private equity allocations to Africa in the year ending December - to almost twice the amount committed in the previous period Meanwhile ...

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    PEA 2017 Award Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the Private Equity Africa Awards In their th year the Private Equity Africa Awards exclusively celebrated the achievements of GP Investors and Advisors in The final ...

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    Low fund distributions worry LPs

    The lack of distributions from emerging market funds is a top portfolio management concern for institutional investors according to recent research LPs are in part citing low GP operational and value ...

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    PEA Awards Judges Announced

    Private Equity Africa is pleased to announce the judging panel for its th Annual GP amp Advisor Awards The distinguished and diverse panel is a gathering of industry leading fund investors ...

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    LP risk concerns for Africa ease

    LP key risk concerns on investing in Sub-Saharan Africa SSA are starting to subside though expected allocation to private equity is set to slide according to key industry research LP concerns ...

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    Credit fundraising slides

    Credit fundraising for Sub-Saharan Africa SSA slid in to million from the million raised in This is according to figures from the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association EMPEA The latest figure ...

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  • Mónica Arévalo EIB 200x200 (002)_final

    EIB sets up $750m FoF

    The European Investment Bank EIB has set up an emerging markets-focused fund-of-funds FoF targeting million at final close The vehicle has been set up to primarily back first-time fund managers The ...

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  • PEA GP Advisor awards 2017 - Shortlist 200x200

    PEA 2017 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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  • Jurgen Rigterink FMO 200x200

    FMO backs 7 funds

    FMO committed capital to seven Africa-focused private equity funds in investing an aggregate amount of approximately million The fund commitments took up about of the million allocated to Africa in the ...

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