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  • The Impact Investing Continuum: Inside the drivers and growth of the impact market

    Ten years ago, the founders of what would become LeapFrog Investments took off across Europe, trying to sell the idea of a private equity fund out to change the world. At first the idea seemed “crazy” in the words of one...Learn More

  • Beyond trade-offs: Investor perspectives from across the continuum of impact investing

    Ten years ago, the founders of what would become LeapFrog Investments took off across Europe, trying to sell the idea of a private equity fund out to change the world. At first the idea seemed “crazy” in the words of one of the...Learn More

  • New Report Examines How to Incentive Private Investment in the World's Poorest Countries

    New York, 5 November 2018— The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) launched today its flagship report, “Blended Finance in the Least Developed Countries”. This first-of-its-kind report argues that, to achieve the...Learn More

  • Africa Voices

    Welcome to Africa Voices, a special publication from the Actis Macro Forum. Actis has been on the ground in Africa for over 70 years now, with offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lagos, Nairobi and Cairo today, but with investments...Learn More

  • Africa Risk-Reward Index – June 2018

    2017 was a challenging year for many African economies. But significant political changes, particularly in Southern African, and improved commodity prices have turned the tide for many markets. Africa’s largest markets – Nigeria,...Learn More

  • M&A Opportunities: A Focus on Nigeria and Malaysia

    It goes without saying that elections matter when investors are looking at the attractiveness of M&A opportunities. Pending elections can freeze a market like no other political event. Conversely, elections can trigger speculative...Learn More

  • Investing in Africa's Small and Growing Businesses

    The handbook “Investing in Africa’s Small and Growing Businesses”, a new tool to foster the development of early-stage SME investment in Africa and encourage the rise of new investors on the continent. The primary...Learn More

  • Update to Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations

    On 2 October 2017, the Cayman Islands updated its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Regulations in response to developments in international AML standards. The new regulations now apply to all persons conducting relevant financial business,...Learn More

  • Fiera Capital Acquires Clearwater Capital Partners

    Toronto Stock Exchange-listed asset management firm Fiera Capital Corporation has agreed to acquire Asia-focused credit and special situations investment firm Clearwater Capital Partners, an EMPEA member, for a total consideration of...Learn More

  • Sustainable Practices for Private Equity Funds Business

    There is increasing evidence that companies with strong environmental and social practices perform better financially. Cambridge Associates found that sustainability makes an even stronger contribution to the performance and...Learn More