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Rothschild Fund Raises $530mil To Invest In Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Edmond de Rothschild has amassed $530m for its first private equity fund focusing on deals in Africa, in the latest sign of investors’ growing interest in the continent.

Ivory Coast ‘One Of Africa’s Best Bets’, Says Investor

AFRICANGLOBE - Three years after disputed elections led to bloodshed, Ivory Coast has emerged as one of the most exciting opportunities for private equity investors in Africa, with a dynamic workforce keen to put a decade of turmoil behind it, a senior investor said on Friday.

Africa’s Agribusiness Industry Continues to Attract Private Equity Interest

AFRICANGLOBE - Two recent private equity deals in Africa’s agribusiness and food sectors show that investors continue to see opportunities in these industries.

Top African Business Deals of 2012

AFRICANGLOBE - Bankers, private equity groups and multinational companies stake their claims to new territory. In private equity, Actis sold its 85% stake in Ghana's Accra Mall in May to South African property developers Atterbury and financial services group Sanlam.

Unlocking Local Capital to Drive Investment in Africa

"Africa's growing pension funds, resulting from the rise of the middle class, are increasingly a source of capital for private equity fundraising." In the context...

Mega Trends to Drive Africa's Growth

Africa's economic growth is creating substantial new business opportunities that are attracting global companies. Due to the continuing robust growth, investors including private equity firms, pension funds and frontier funds are increasingly seeking for deals in private businesses on the continent.