When it comes to emerging capital raising models, private equity has been gaining increased interest. Funds raised by PE managers investing in SA and other African markets reached R29bn last year – the highest on record for the industry. Africa Inc explores private equity development on the continent with Erika van der Merwe from SAVCA and Andrew Newington from Actis. We also take a look at IPOs as an exit strategy and what the Mauritian Stock Exchange is doing to encourage private equity firms to list on its bourse.
Africa Inc: Private equity lessons from the Mauritian Stock Exchange