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Setting the stage for private equity

Posted On: 7 Dec 2015  |  Source: CPI Financial  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

It’s a new age for private equity in Africa. According to the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, more than $4 billion has been raised for Sub Saharan Africa focused funds, while a number of managers—Helios Investment Partners, Abraaj Capital and Development Partners International notable among them—closed funds near $1 billion...

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UTIMCO seeks to boost exposure to Africa

Posted On: 30 Nov 2015  |  Source: Private Equity International  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), the $36 billion investment arm of the Texas A&M and the University of Texas systems, is seeking to increase its exposure to the African private equity market...

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It’s time for GPs to get creative in Africa

Posted On: 30 Nov 2015  |  Source: Private Equity International  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

There is no question that the funding gap in sub-Saharan Africa is wide. Unfortunately for the private equity industry, that does not necessarily equate to a glut of investable businesses waiting for private capital to come along...

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EMPEA: $30 billion in private capital raised for emerging markets in first 9 months

Posted On: 30 Nov 2015  |  Source: Pensions & Investments  |  Category: EMPEA in the News

Some $30 billion of private equity, private infrastructure and private credit capital was raised in the first three quarters of this year for developing economies, compared to $51 billion of private capital raised for emerging markets in all of last year, said data released Wednesday by the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, an industry trade group...
 

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