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    Africa risk hedging drops

    Investors bought less risk insurance for Sub-Saharan Africa SSA in the last months as the region recovered from being the most hedged - to number two Europe and Central Asia have ...

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    Old Mutual FoF returns 14%

    Old Mutual Private Equity OMPE s sophomore fund-of-funds FoF has generated five-year annualised returns of The FoF s underlying investments include funds managed by Capitalworks Actis Ethos and Brait The Old ...

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    Business services take back shine

    Business services deals emerged as the most popular transactions in the first half of winning back the crown from industrials according to recent research The sector delivered of buyout deal volumes ...

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  • Tanya van Lill CEO of SAVCA 200x200

    LP returns double

    The aggregate value of returns to LPs by firms investing in Southern Africa has doubled year-on-year according to recent research Returns were boosted by exits which quadrupled in the period Investors ...

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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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  • Gregory Clemente Proparco 200x200

    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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