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  • Valuations Set to Surge as Uninvested Capital for Sub-Saharan Africa Hits US$6.9B

    N2.7 trillion (US$6.9 billion) of the aggregate committed capital by Sub-Saharan Africa private equity (PE) investors from 2011 to 2016 were uninvested by the fund managers, indicating that the industry may have witnessed a drought of...Learn More

  • Garcia's Take: Latin America Joins Global Private Credit Fund Craze

    Small and midmarket companies in the region for years have had limited access to financing, particularly bank loans, even in economies that are growing. But private credit investors sense a fresh opportunity as international banks...Learn More

  • Fund Managers Raise $824m for Turkey in 2016

    Private capital fund managers raised $824 million for Turkey in 2016, the highest total recorded for the country since 2012. Learn More

  • Outflow Measures to Reduce Deal Pipeline

    Martina Fuchs, TV Host and Global Business Reporter for CCTV News (China Central Television) sits down with Robert van Zwieten in Beijing to discuss impact of regulatory and political changes on Chinese private equity industry and...Learn More

  • Africa Investment Heats Up As Pension Funds Stay Local

    African private equity is having its moment in the sun, with pension funds on the continent ready to invest in their own backyard as investment banks continue to retreat from lending and domestic strategies mature… Learn More

  • Africa investment heats up as pension funds stay local

    African private equity is having its moment in the sun, with pension funds on the continent ready to invest in their own backyard as investment banks continue to retreat from lending and domestic strategies mature… Learn More

  • Assessing Private Equity Trends Worldwide

    Private equity remains bullish about China in the face of its slowing economy, as firms spot opportunities in the nation’s transition to a consumer-driven market from an export-driven one. But they are picking their investments...Learn More

  • The Africa Special 2016

    The Africa rising story is a familiar tale. A vast continent, bountiful natural resources, rapid urbanisation and a nascent private equity market that offers big opportunities to those brave enough to take the plunge. With an emerging...Learn More

  • Private Equity Backs Away From Emerging Markets

    Investors are finally warming to emerging markets. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets exchange-traded fund has jumped 17% this year, and emerging markets funds of all kinds have marked more than $130 billion in inflows, according to...Learn More

  •  Investors shun EM private funds for public markets

    Slowdowns in China and Brazil have taken a marked toll on private capital fundraising and investment, new data show… Learn More