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    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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  • Takudzwa Mutasa_DPI

    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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    Senegal opens up

    Senegal has been listed as one of the African countries that has significantly improved its business and investment environment in recent times The country has risen six ranks on the World ...

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  • Nick O'Donohoe CDC 200x200

    CDC targets 33% for Africa funds

    CDC is earmarking of its new allocations for Africa to funds - as it works to double the size of its portfolio on the continent in the five years up to ...

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  • Dabney Tonelli Helios 200x200

    Helios endorses LP reporting

    Helios Investment Partners has become the first Africa-focused private equity fund manager to endorse industry-backed reporting tools that enable GPs to pass on information to LPs in a transparent and uniform ...

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