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    The UK government has appointed Harriett Baldwin as Minister of State for International Development at the Department for International Development DFID She has also been named Minister of State for Africa ...

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    PEA 2017 Review: Funds, Deals, Exits, People (Free content)

    African private equity deal-making turned in a surprisingly decent year against macro-economic volatility patched liquidity and market uncertainty Particularly surprising was the volume of deals delivered in the large-cap space with ...

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    ILPA releases new fundraising template

    The Institutional Limited Partners Association ILPA has released a new template to aid LPs and GPs in streamlining the fundraising process The trade association has set up a model subscription agreement ...

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  • Maria Håkansson Swedfund 200x200

    Swedfund names new CEO

    The Sweden development finance institution DFI Swedfund has named Maria H kansson as its new chief executive officer CEO She replaces Anna Ryott who stepped down from the role earlier in ...

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    LPs expect global PE returns to drop

    A good number of limited partner LP investors expect the private equity asset class to perform below its current standards globally as markets mature This is according to recent research About ...

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    LPs shift from West to East Africa

    Global limited partners LPs have voted for East Africa as the most attractive region for private equity signalling a weakening appetite for West Africa which was voted the most popular region ...

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  • Heleen Goussard RisCura 200x200

    Africa deal prices go up

    Private equity investors are paying more for deals across Africa than they did a few years ago according to recent research Transactions in the large-cap space have been the most costly ...

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  • Alejandro Alvarez IFC 200x200

    Zambia tops credit charts

    Zambia s new nationwide technology-based credit check system has won it top slot on the World Bank s business rankings making it the country with the best facilities in Africa for ...

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    DPI hires principal from KKR

    Development Partners International DPI has bolstered its deal making and portfolio management team with a senior hire as it works to deploy its latest fund He has been brought in from ...

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    Risk concerns drive ESGs

    A significant number of investors incorporate environmental social and corporate governance ESG factors into their investment decisions because of risk concerns with this driver being stronger than the desire to meet ...

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