Private equity capital in Africa grew spectacularly from about $1 billion in the early 1990s to more than $30 billion in 2016. Some analysts fear an overheated market arising from greater numbers of investors competing for the same assets. At the same time, new markets are proliferating, making the region a continuing fertile zone for successful investments. This intriguing, well-researched look at private equity investing in Africa by professionals at the Boston Consulting Group presents sound guidelines for considering evolving opportunities. getAbstract recommends this expert article to fund managers and their investors.
About the Authors
Patrick Dupoux et al. are professionals with the Boston Consulting Group.