Data & Intelligence
Views from the Field: Control Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa
Posted On: 07 Jun 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa’s private equity industry is showing signs of maturity—including a record US$8.4 billion in capital raised for funds focused on the region in 2014 and 2015, increasing commitments from commercial investors based both locally and internationally and geographic diversification on the part of GPs. One missing puzzle piece in the development of the industry in the region, however, is control investments.
Rashad Kaldany | Executive Vice-President and Growth Markets, CDPQ
David Rubenstein | Co-Founder and Managing Director, The Carlyle Group